Emmeline Knapp

14 November 1852–31 March 1923 (Age 70)
Clymer, Clymer, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of Emmeline

When Emmeline Knapp was born on 14 November 1852, in Clymer, Clymer, Chautauqua, New York, United States, her father, John Knapp, was 35 and her mother, Ann Cole, was 28. She died on 31 March 1923, in Red Cedar, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70.

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John Knapp
Ann Cole
Ann Knapp
Susan Knapp
Levi Adell Knapp
Sarah Knapp
Emmeline Knapp
Eliza Knapp
Ella Knapp
Electa Knapp
Viola Knapp

Parents and Siblings

    John Knapp





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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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