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Nathaniel Knap, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1736
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1816
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

1816-07-13; Paper: Essex Register
"A Most honourable notice has been taken in the Newburyport Herald of the lately deceased Capt. Nathaniel Knapp, who had finished four score years. We know of no man in private condition, who has deserved throughout life a more honorable testimony to the virtues which bless domestic life, exalt the social character, and secure the confidence of business and commerce, as belonging to his own character. We have known him half the period of his active life, and we find no affection of the heart which is not enriched by memory of him."

Nathaniel was a son of Sarah Hart and Nathaniel Knapp of Salem, Essex, Massachucetts.

He married Mary Merrick on 14 June 1757 at Newburyport, Essex, Mass. They were the parents of 5 sons and three daughters:

Jacob [1757-1776]
Sarah [1760-1831] md. John Edwards & Moses Davenport
Mary [1762-1765]
Nathaniel Jr. [1764-1833] md. Mary Ball & Sarah Nevins
Isaac [1769-1849] md. Elizabeth "Betsey" Hoyt
Elizabeth [1771-1831] md. Abraham Perkins
Anthony [1776-1776]
Anthony [1778-?] md. Dorothy "Dolly" Morrill 
Family links: 
  Mary Merrick Knap (1737 - 1779)*
  Jacob Knap (1757 - 1776)*
*Calculated relationship


To the
memory of


who died
July 7, 1816
aged 81 years

And his son, Jacob, died
1776 aged 20
Old Hill Burying Ground
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: history4sure
Originally Created by: Meges
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
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Nathaniel Knap, Sr
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God Bless my family.
- Rose Mary Elkins
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Jun. 20, 2011

- history4sure
 Added: Apr. 13, 2011

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