KNAP/KNAPP: English/Saxon: derived from the Old English word "cnoepp" meaning hilltop; an English/Saxon place name - "the man who lived on top of the hill."

Looking for family connections particularly in: Great Britain (Somersetshire and North Curry); Taunton & Norton, Massachusetts; Grafton County, New Hampshire; the Eastern Townships of Quebec; Stockholm, St. Lawrence County, New York and New York City, New York.

PEDIGREE:

Aron Knap b. abt. 1618 England d. 1674 Plymouth Colony m. Elizabeth d. 1677
Aaron Knap b. 1645 England d. 1724 Plymouth Colony m. Rachel Burt b. 1663 d. 1715
Nathaniel Knap b. 1690 d. 1766 m. Rebeckha Cobb
Nathaniel Knap 2d b. 1730 d. 1762 m. Bethiah Briggs
Ephraim Knap(p) b. 1762 Norton, MA d. 1841 N. Stockholm, NY m. Abigail Wilbore b, 1767 d. abt 1788
Ephraim Knapp b. 1781 MA d. 1835 Quebec, Canada m. Betsey Houston b. 1777 d. 1852
Thomas Knapp b. 1801 Quebec, Canada d. 1860 Quebec, Canada m. Caroline Holmes b. 1805 VT d. 1888
Thomas Ellis Knapp b. 1830 Quebec, Canada d. 1901 Quebec, Canada m. Hannah Ames b. 1836 d. 1904
Thomas Edward Knapp b. 1859 Quebec, Canada d. 1927 NYC, NY m. Eugenia DeYoung b. 1869 d. 1950
George Edward Knapp b. 1891 NYC, NY d. 1952 NYC, NY m. Grace Hand b. 1896 NYC d. 1982 NYC
Vincent Edward Knapp, Sr. b. 1915 NYC, d. 1997 FL m. Marion Bahr b. 1923 NYC, d. 2009 FL

HEREDITARY SOCIETIES:

MAYFLOWER SOCIETY [21 November 1620, at Provinetown, Massachsetts] - Lineal descent from James CHILTON> Isabella CHILTON (Roger Chandler)> Martha CHANDLER (John BUNDY)> James BUNDY (Mary Briggs)> James BUNDY (Mary Johnson)> Mary "Polly" BUNDY (Timothy Holmes)> Caroline HOLMES & (Thomas Knapp), Thomas Ellis KNAPP (Hannah Ames), Thomas Edward KNAPP (Eugenia DeYoung), George Edward KNAPP (Grace Hand), Vincent Edward KNAPP, Sr. (Marion Bahr) and Vincent Edward KNAPP, Jr.


ORDER OF THE FOUNDERS AND PATRIOTS OF AMERICA [from 1638 at Taunton, Massachsetts] - Direct lineal descendants are: Aron KNAP through Aaron KNAP, Nathaniel KNAP and Nathaniel KNAP, II, Ephraim KNAP, Ephraim KNAPP, Jr., Thomas KNAPP, Thomas Ellis KNAPP, Thomas Edward KNAPP, Captain (FDNY, Ret'd) George Edward KNAPP, LTC Vincent Edward KNAPP, Sr. (USAR, Ret'd) and Vincent Edward KNAPP, Jr.

SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATI (MASSACHUSETTS): Captain Lemuel HOLMES [late Stark's NH Regiment, Sargent's MA Regiment aka 16TH Continental Infantry Regiment and Knowlton's Rangers] (Abigail Bicknell), Private Timothy HOLMES (Mary Bundy), Caroline HOLMES & (Thomas Knapp), Thomas Ellis KNAPP(Hannah Ames), Thomas Edward KNAPP (Eugenia DeYoung), George Edward KNAPP (Grace Hand), Vincent Edward KNAPP, Sr. (Marion Bahr) and Vincent Edward KNAPP, Jr.

SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION -
*[Primary] Ephraim KNAP was a Private from Norton, Massachsetts during the Revolutionary War serving in both the Massachusetts Line and the Continental Army. Private Ephraim KNAP, Ephraim KNAPP, Jr., Thomas KNAPP, Thomas Ellis KNAPP, Thomas Edward KNAPP, Captain (FDNY, Ret'd) George Edward KNAPP, LTC (USAR, Ret'd) Vincent Edward KNAPP, Sr., Vincent Edward KNAPP, Jr. and Michael Vincent & Kevin Friedrich KNAPP.

*[Supplemental] from Captain Lemuel HOLMES [late Stark's NH Regiment, Sargent's MA Regiment aka 16TH Continental Infantry Regiment and Knowlton's Rangers] (Abigail Bicknell), Private Timothy HOLMES (Mary Bundy), Caroline HOLMES & (Thomas Knapp), Thomas Ellis KNAPP(Hannah Ames), Thomas Edward KNAPP (Eugenia DeYoung), George Edward KNAPP (Grace Hand), Vincent Edward KNAPP, Sr. (Marion Bahr), Vincent Edward KNAPP, Jr. and Michael Vincent & Kevin Friedrich KNAPP.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - Captain Lemuel HOLMES [late Stark's NH Regiment, Sargent's MA Regiment aka 16TH Continental Infantry Regiment and Knowlton's Rangers], Private Timothy HOLMES, Caroline HOLMES & Thomas KNAPP, Thomas Ellis KNAPP, Thomas Edward KNAPP, George Edward KNAPP, Vincent Edward KNAPP, Sr., Vincent Edward KNAPP, Jr., and Kelly Ann KNA
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Updated October 3, 2012

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