Winifred Magdaline Knape

Brief Life History of Winifred Magdaline

When Winifred Magdaline Knape was born on 25 August 1907, in Meridian, Ada, Idaho, United States, her father, William Frederick Knape, was 28 and her mother, Rosa Belle Bingman, was 24. She married Harvey Ellison Easterwood on 20 July 1929, in Kennewick, Benton, Washington, United States. She lived in Sunnyside, Yakima, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Kennewick Election Precinct, Benton, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 26 November 1985, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 78.

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Harvey Ellison Easterwood
Winifred Magdaline Knape
Marriage: 20 July 1929

Sources (12)

  • Magdalene Easterwood in household of Harvey Easterwood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Winifred Magdaline Knape, "Idaho Births and Christenings, 1856-1965"
  • Ida L Chapman, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Knabe , from Middle Low German knape ‘young man, journeyman, farmhand’, also ‘squire’ (first stage for becoming a knight).

English (Lancashire and Norfolk): variant of Knapp .

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

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