Flora Knapp

1782–
Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Flora

Flora Knapp was born in 1782, in Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. She married Ezekiel Leonard about 1809, in Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Leonard
1782–1814
Flora Knapp
1782–
Marriage: about 1809
Charles Ezekiel Leonard
1810–1890
Mary Florella
1813–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1809
Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

    Charles Ezekiel Leonard

    Male1810–1890Male

    Mary Florella

    Female1813–1880Female

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 37

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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