Baldwin Knapp

1850–
Lawrence Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Baldwin

When Baldwin Knapp was born in 1850, in Lawrence Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Correll Knapp, was 19 and his mother, Julia A Cady, was 13.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Correll Knapp
1831–
Julia A Cady
1837–1917
Baldwin Knapp
1850–
Mary Hunter Knapp
1856–1930
Thomas C Knapp
1864–1864
Jennie Knapp
1866–
Tommy Knapp
1870–1870
Correll Temple Knapp
1874–

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 13

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name or status name from the German word Knapp(e), a variant of Knabe ‘young unmarried man’. In the 15th century this spelling acquired the separate, specialized meanings ‘servant’, ‘apprentice’, or ‘miner’.2 German: in Franconia, a nickname for a dexterous or skillful person.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hillock, Middle English knappe, Old English cnæpp, or habitational name from any of the several minor places named with the word, in particular Knapp in Hampshire and Knepp in Sussex.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Baldwin Knapp in household of Correll Knapp, "United States Census, 1860"

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