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Sarah "Sallie" Knapp Bignall
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Birth: 1803
Yates County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 1859
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA

Daughter of Mathew & Mary (Knapp) Knapp.

From History & Directory of Yates Co NY:
MATTHEW KNAPP. At the age of eighty-eight years, this primitive settler of Barrington still survives. When he went to that town he says there was but one house between Penn Yan and Col. Teeples', and that was Finley's tavern. He is a native of Orange county, and his wife was Mary Knapp, (not a relative,) who died at the age of eighty-seven. He had a brother Charles who lived in Barrington, and John, another brother, who lived and died there. Mr. Knapp was largely instrumental in organizing a Free Will Baptist Church, near the old Teeples place at an early day, and was one of its earnest leaders. His children are Hannah, Sally, Christiana, Eliza, William, Levi C. and Jesse C. Hannah married John Pratt, and had four sons and two daughters. Sally married James Bignall, a Free Will Baptist preacher, had seven children and died in Pultney. Christiana married David Randolph of Milo, and has four children. Eliza married Ira Derring, lived in Barrington till recently and now in Elmira. She has several children. William married Eliza Osborn and moved to Steuben county. Levi C. Knapp married Maria Turner of Jerusalem. They have had five children of whom but two are living ; both are married and living in Wayne. Jesse C. Knapp married Rachel Hopkins, and has had seven children, of whom two are married. He is a prominent citizen and has held various public positions.

1850 MI Census Ingham Co Stockbridge
James Bignall 51
Sarah Bignall 47
Sabra Bignall 20
Jesse Bignall 13
Louisa Bignall 9
Sally Bignall 7
James M Bignall 3
Seba Chalkers 17
Orville Simeson 16

1860 MI Census Washtenaw Co Salem
James Bignall 61
Jessey K Bignall 23
Sally Bignall 17

Rev James Bignall d 3 Aug 1869 Lyons Oakland Co Michigan. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Matthew Knapp (1781 - 1870)
  Mary Holley Knapp Knapp (1780 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  James Bignall (1799 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  Sabra Bignall Moyer (1830 - 1904)*
  Jesse K Bignall (1836 - 1903)*
  Louisa Bignall Packard (1840 - 1925)*
  Sarah B Bignall Whitney (1843 - 1919)*
  James Myron Bignall (1856 - 1860)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Knapp Bignall (1803 - 1859)
  William Knapp (1809 - 1872)*
  Jesse Cooley Knapp (1816 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
wife of Rev.James Bignall 56y 6m 20d
 
Burial:
Lapham Cemetery
Salem
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Deb Hayes-Wolfe
Originally Created by: Jesse Winters
Record added: Jun 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38285048
Sarah Sallie <i>Knapp</i> Bignall
Added by: Jesse Winters
 
Sarah Sallie <i>Knapp</i> Bignall
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Wife of Rev. James Bignall.Rest in peace.
- wvy
 Added: Dec. 1, 2012

- CJS
 Added: Oct. 3, 2010
 
 
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