|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1832|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 1900|
Son of John Knapp and Margaret (Jones) Knapp
Brother of James Murphy Knapp; Isaac W Knapp; Elizabeth Tidball; Henrietta (Knapp) Patton; John R Knapp; Nancy Morgan; Hiram Knapp; William Henry Norris Knapp; Susanna Warson and Peter Jones Knapp
The United States Federal Census has listed Cornelius Knapp, as being born in Ohio and Canada. Some of his siblings were born in Canada and others in Sandusky, Ohio so he could have been born in either place.
Captain Cornelius Knapp
Served as Company Comander of Co. C 15th New York Vol. Cav. During the Civil War of 1861-65. He Married Miss Ann Massey in 1865 and was a business man in the lumber trade. (They had no children)
He came out to Washington State in 1876 again working in the lumber trade in the Castle Rock area.
They Both died Nov. 28th 1900 because of a house fire. He was 68 years of age. He was buried in the Cowlits Co. Cemetery with full military honors by the GAR C.S. Hamilton Post No.113 (From Powell WA.)
The C-1890s Photo of Cornellus & Ann Knapp is courtesy of the Western WA. Civil War Round Table Soc. Who were kind enough to let me copy it for find a grave.
Information Posted by: Herbert Rickards
Fact 1:- Mr.& Mrs. Corneluis Knapp of Hazel Dell, an elderly German couple, were shot at their house while they were eating breakfast by Martin Sickles, who had once lived with them. He also shot William Shanklin near Kelso and burned his body and cabin. Martin Sickles was the last killer hanged in the county before the state took over jurisdiction over executions. (Abstracted from the "Cowlitz County Historical Society", Vol. XXV, No. 2. P 20, pub by the Cowlitz County Historical Society).
Fact 2:- Corneluis and Amassey Knapp had no children.
Fact 3:- It is posted on Find A Grave that Corneluis Knapp had served in the Union side of the Civil War. In Co. C 15th New York, Vol. Calvary. Sent in a request for records to the National Archives in 2010 and they answered back that no records were found on Corneluis or that he ever served in the Civil War.
Information Provided by: Raida Knapp
Information from Probate Record of Corneluis & Massey Ann (Elliott) Knapp
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, FOR COWLITZ COUNTY
That said Corneluis Knapp, deceased, left surviving him three brothers, named John R. Knapp, Peter J. Knapp of Kelos, Washington, and William H. N. Knapp of Prosser, Washington, and each of said brothers are entitled to a 1/20 of said estate.
Also the children and Grandchildren of James M. Knapp, deceased, who was a brother of said Corneluis Knapp, deceased, and whose names are as follows, to wit: Children: Margaret Knapp Kiplinger, Arminda Knapp Tripp, Olive (Knapp) Moll, James Knapp, who are each entitled to 1/100 of said estate:
Grandchildren: James Knapp, John Knapp, Olive Knapp and Martha Knapp, who are each entitled to 1/500 of said estate:
They being the children of Joseph Knapp, deceased, a son of James M. Knapp, deceased:
Also the four children of Isaac Knapp, deceased, and the two grandchildren of said Isaac Knapp, who was a brother to said Corneluis Knapp, deceased, who's namesake as follows, to wit:
Children- Mark Knapp, Walter Knapp, Frank Knapp, Orville Knapp, who are entitled to 1/100 of said estate:
Grand Children- Vernon M. Knapp and Myrtle B. Knapp,who are each entitled to 1/200 of said estate, they being the children of Andrew Knapp, deceased, who was the son of Isaac Knapp deceased:
Also the children of Hiram Knapp, deceased, who was the brother of said Corneluis Knapp, deceased, whos names are -Carrie Knapp and John Knapp, who are each entitled to 1/40 of said Estate:
Also the two children of Elizabeth Knapp Tidball, who was a sister of said Corneluis Knapp, deceased, whose names are -Emily Tidball Conger and Nancy J. Tidball: who are each entitled to 1/40 of said Estate.
Also the three children of Harriet (Knapp) Patton, deceased, whose names are - Caroline (Patton) Cunnings (shoud be Cummings), Flora A. Patton and Louisa (Patton) Craig, who are each entitled to 1/60 of said Estate:
Also the chid of Susanna E. Knapp Warson, who was a sister of said Corneluis Knapp, deceased, whose name is Lillian Warson Lindahl, who is entitled to 1/20 of said Estate:
Also the child of Nancy Knapp Morgan, who was a sister of said Corneluis Knapp, deceased, whose name is Florence Morgan, who is entitled to a 1/20 of said Estate.
John Knapp (1796 - 1852)
Massey Ann Elliott Knapp (1844 - 1900)
James Murphy Knapp (1818 - 1892)*
Isaac Walter Knapp (1821 - 1873)*
Henrietta Knapp Patton (1824 - 1860)*
John Randolph Knapp (1826 - 1910)*
Cornelius Knapp (1832 - 1900)
William Henry Norris Knapp (1838 - 1919)*
Peter Jones Knapp (1842 - 1924)*
Whittle and Hubbard Cemetery
Maintained by: Owlisnapp
Originally Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Apr 29, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6379910