James Isaac Good Knabb

16 July 1894–30 November 1954 (Age 60)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Isaac Good

When James Isaac Good Knabb was born on 16 July 1894, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel A Knabb, was 44 and his mother, Catharine Margette Baumann, was 38. He had at least 1 daughter with Mary Nellie Kase. He died on 30 November 1954, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James Isaac Good Knabb
Mary Nellie Kase
Ida H. Knabb

Spouse and Children



    Ida H. Knabb


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel A Knabb


    Catharine Margette Baumann




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Knabbe, a northwestern form of Knabe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James I G Knab in household of Daniel A Knab, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James I G Knabb, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • James Isaac Good Knabb, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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