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Georgianna Eliza Pierson Knapp
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Birth: Apr., 1854
Ontario, Canada
Death: Jul. 6, 1930
Cowlitz County
Washington, USA

Daughter of Robert and Jane Pierson

Sister of William Pierson; Deborah Hensey; Robert Pierson; Marcus Pierson and Mary Pierson


Pioneer who Had Resided In Kelso For 40 Years Sucumbs To Paralytic Stroke Last Night.

Mrs. Georgiana Knapp, a resident of Kelso for 40 years, passed away at her home at 401 Academy street in Kelso about 9:40 o'clock last night following a stroke of paralysis which occured on Saturday. Mrs. Knapp was 76 years of age.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Presbyterian church in Kelso. Concluding services and interment will be in the Portland Crematorium.

Mrs. Knapp was born in Canada in 1854. She was married to Peter Knapp at Whitehall, Mich. on November 24, 1870. The couple came to Kelso in 1890 and Mr. Knapp operated several sawmills. He retired 18 years ago and died in 1924. He was a Civil War veteran. Conciderable Kelso real estate is included in the Knapp estate.

A daughter, Mrs. Mary J. Elliott of Portland, is the only immediate survivor. A nephew, Edwin Moll, lives in Portland, and a sister, Mrs. Deborah Hensy, lives in Lakota, N. D.

Active pallbearers at the services will be Dr. A. F. Davis, R. A. Davis, Al Leichhardt, H. C. Dunham, Elden Dunham and Russell Carothers.

Honorary pallbearers will be B. F. Colvin, R. N. West, George Portland, Thomas Mc Dermott, Robert Jolley, C. P. Stayton, John Spangler and Tom Shannon. The latter two are Civil War veterans.

The remains will lie in state at the family home this afternoon and evening and until 1 o'clock tomorrow. The Nat Smith funeral home is in charge of burial.

Source: OBITUARY The Daily News, Longview Washington, Monday, 7 July 1930, pg 1, Col 7.

Georgianna Knapp was buried at Willamette National Cemetery on 13 April 2012 along side her husband, Peter Jones Knapp.
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  Peter Jones Knapp (1842 - 1924)
  Mae Jones Knapp Elliott (1890 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Willamette National Cemetery
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section T Site 1055
Created by: Owlisnapp
Record added: Sep 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77185616
Georgianna Eliza <i>Pierson</i> Knapp
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Georgianna Eliza <i>Pierson</i> Knapp
Added by: Nathan Haines
Georgianna Eliza <i>Pierson</i> Knapp
Added by: Nathan Haines
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- Debbie
 Added: Apr. 13, 2015
It is with great relief that I see you are now buried with your husband at Willamette National Cemetery. May you both Rest In Peace in God's most glorious Heaven for Eternity, together forever.
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: Apr. 16, 2012
Rest in Peace
- J.D. Larimore
 Added: Apr. 15, 2012
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