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Rebecca Catharine Bennett Knapper
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Birth: Dec., 1845
Death: Nov. 18, 1912

Rebecca was born in MO, daughter of Daniel B (David) Bennett, mother unknown. Her known siblings were Emily, James M, Josiah Bennett.

She married John M Darnell on May 24, 1863 in Hamilton Co, IL. He was born Feb 26, 1844 in Franklin Co, IL. Their children were Anna Elizabeth (Wade H Braden), Malinda, David Grant (Olive Eldorado "Rado" Davis & Adaline May Ingram), Julia Mallisa (William Alexander Davis), & William Jasper (Jap)( Eliza A Darnell, Cora Lee Shrum & Alice Stelle) Darnell. John is believed to be buried in Antioch Cem, Hamilton Co, IL.

Her 2nd marriage to Thomas Knapper/Napper. He was born Mar 1858. He was son of James Knapier & Mary Ann (Polly) White. They were married Mar 22, 1877, Hamilton Co, IL. It was his first marriage, and he was 13 years younger than her. This has been confirmed. She fibbed on her marr lic application.

Their children were- Turner Preston (Pres)(Alice Unknown), Ada (Emerson) , Edward (Eddy)(Lillie Cole) , Eva, & James Napper. The children spelled the last name both Napper and Knapper.

She is my great great grandmother. If anyone has a picture of her or either husband, I'd love to have a copy.
Family links: 
  John M Darnell (1844 - 1876)*
  William Jasper Darnall (1862 - 1943)*
  Anna Elizabeth Darnell Braden (1866 - 1934)*
  David Grant Darnell (1869 - 1921)*
  Julia Mallisa Darnell Davis (1873 - 1945)*
  Turner Preston Knappier (1879 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Brady Cemetery
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Joyce Escue Culver
Record added: Nov 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31785002
Rebecca Catharine <i>Bennett</i> Knapper
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