Adam Edward Knapp

16 November 1891–2 April 1951 (Age 59)
Waterville, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Adam Edward

When Adam Edward Knapp was born on 16 November 1891, in Waterville, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, his father, Joseph Knapp, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Dewald, was 37. He married Grayce Margaret king in 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Newark, Marshall, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years and San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 2 April 1951, at the age of 59.

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Adam Edward Knapp
Grayce Margaret king
Marriage: 1921
Ramona J Knapp

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    Joseph Knapp





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World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 2

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 16

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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 (3)

  • Edward A Knapp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edd A Knopf in household of Joe Knopf, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward A Knapp in household of Joseph Knapp, "United States Census, 1910"

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