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Sharon Knapp Lee 1944-2014

It is with great sadness that I share the news of the death of my dear cousin, Sharon Knapp Lee. The following is her obituary from the Skagit Valley Herald. Sharon Mae Lee of Mount Vernon, born, Sharon Mae Knapp, … Continue reading


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Seattle Coast Guard Museum – The History of the Coast Guard and Pacific Northwest Maritime

Seattle Coast Guard Museum - The History of the Coast Guard and Pacific Northwest Maritime

There is a Coast Guard Museum in Seattle, Washington. This will be invaluable as I dig more into the lives of my father and his father, both serving in the Coast Guard in the Pacific Northwest and Pacific Ocean. The … Continue reading


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Find an Image that Defines the Life of a Family Member

The New York Times is launching a new project, “The Lives They Lived: Share Your Photos,” asking the public to contribute a photograph representing the life of a family member or close friend who died this past year. For our … Continue reading


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Results and Impact of the Everett Herald News Coverage

I’m humbled and overwhelmed with the results and impact of the Everett Herald story of my West and Knapp Families in Snohomish County, Washington. I’ve a long list of people to email and call and I’m slowly going through the … Continue reading


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Knapp Family Gallery 1920-1930

The following are images from our collection for the James Asa Knapp and Emma Knapp family in Taylor Rapids, Wisconsin, from circa 1920-1930. For stories and information on many of these people, see our Knapp category. For a list of … Continue reading


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West and Knapp Families Featured in the Everett Herald, Snohomish County, Washington

This morning, an article in the Everett Herald in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, was published about this blog and my research into my family’s history in the Everett and Snohomish County area of Washington state. Titled “Blogger digs into her … Continue reading


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Reverend Seneca Primley (1871-1966)

Reverend Seneca Primley (1871-1966)

Rev. Seneca Primley (1871-1966) died at age 94 in Winona Lake, Indiana. He was a retired Church of God minister, member of the Warsaw Church of God and American Legion, and Spanish-American War veteran. He was born in Green Bay, … Continue reading


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Ezra O. Knapp (1838-1916) of Riley Township, Illinois

Ezra O. Knapp (1838-1916) of Riley Township, Illinois

According to the History of Riley, Illinois, of McHenry County, my ancestor, Ezra O. Knapp was the first white child born within the township of Riley, son of Charles Sidney Knapp and Laura White, from our Nicholas Knapp Descendents and … Continue reading


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Historical Data of the Knapp Family (as of 1984)

The following was written by Wayne P. Knapp for the Knapp family on the remembered historical data and stories around his immediate family. At the bottom of his notes are the facts that we’ve uncovered to substantiate his own family … Continue reading


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Poem: Evenin’ by Robert Knapp

Poem: Evenin' by Robert Knapp

Night drops down with usual clam. The peaceful night birds cry. The whippoorwill reiterates song, Natures own sweet lullaby. An owl hoots, from his lofty perch, A hungry coyote whines, Nocturnal animals in search, Make chills go up one’s spine. … Continue reading


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