Louise J. Knapp

21 April 1897–1 December 1994 (Age 97)
Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Louise J.

When Louise J. Knapp was born on 21 April 1897, in Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Nathaniel Augustus Knapp, was 32 and her mother, Emma Louise Gilmore, was 29. She married Thomas Jefferson Glines about 1921, in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States. She died on 1 December 1994, in Stuart, Martin, Florida, United States, at the age of 97.

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Thomas Jefferson Glines
Louise J. Knapp
Marriage: about 1921

Spouse and Children

about 1921
Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Augustus Knapp


    Emma Louise Gilmore




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 1

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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