Henrietta M. Knipple

29 September 1871–21 August 1953 (Age 81)
Grand Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Henrietta M.

When Henrietta M. Knipple was born on 29 September 1871, in Grand Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Ernst Anton Theodor Knuppel, was 30 and her mother, Charlotte Dorothea Ernestine Johanna Panter, was 29. She married Robert Hanneman on 31 August 1895, in Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Grant, Portage, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. She died on 21 August 1953, in Grand Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Kellner, Portage, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hanneman
Henrietta M. Knipple
Marriage: 31 August 1895
Annie M. M. Hanneman
George Hanneman
Walter Hanneman
Rosette L. M. Hanneman
Martin C. Hanneman
Clara Hanneman
Ben Hanneman
Reuben Albert Martin Hanneman

Spouse and Children

31 August 1895
Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States


    Annie M. M. Hanneman


    Rosette L. M. Hanneman




    Ben Hanneman


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ernst Anton Theodor Knuppel


    Charlotte Dorothea Ernestine Johanna Panter




    Maria Adolphina Pauline Knuppel



    Amelia Knueppel


    Louise Knuppel



World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 12

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Knüppel ( see Knueppel ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Heneretta Hanneman in household of Robert Hanneman, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Henrietta Kanneman in household of Robert Kanneman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henrietta Hanaman in household of Robert Hanaman, "United States Census, 1900"

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