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Philippine "Phoebe" Zahn Knopp
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1849
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Apr. 3, 1931
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Born in Morschheim Canton, Kirchembolanden Dist. Rhineland Pfalz (formerly Kaiserslautern, Palitinate Bavaria), the fifith of six children of Karl Dietrich Zahn and Anne Margaretha Angst (1807-1861), she immigrated to the USA in the mid 1860's, possibly alone. Siblings had come earlier and some came later.

She married Bernard Knopp in Chicago on Oct. 14, 1868. They had four children. The Knopp family appears at Lake View, Cook Co. in the 1880 Federal Census where Bernard is listed as a market gardener. The family were charter members of Diversay Parkway Evangelical church of Chicago.

Her children:

Julia E. Knopp 1870-1949
Edwin Knopp 1872-1873
Anna Knopp 1875-1883
Clara Knopp 18__ -
m Umbreit

The Umbreits appear in Barrington, IL in later records. However, grandson Bernard Umbreit is buried in Phoebe and Bernyard's plot.  
Family links: 
  Karl Dietrich Zahn (1805 - 1873)
  Bernhard Knopp (1843 - 1914)*
  Julia E. Knopp (1870 - 1949)*
  Edwin Knopp (1872 - 1873)*
  Anna Knopp (1875 - 1883)*
  Jacob Zahn (1835 - 1911)*
  Johann Dietrich Zahn (1839 - 1916)*
  Peter Zahn (1841 - 1922)*
  Sophia Zahn Braun (1845 - 1871)*
  Philippine Zahn Knopp (1849 - 1931)
  Phillip Zahn (1851 - 1919)*
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Lois and Daughters
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: May 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10904727
Philippine Phoebe <i>Zahn</i> Knopp
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Philippine Phoebe <i>Zahn</i> Knopp
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- Lois and Daughters
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014

- Diana
 Added: Jun. 21, 2008
Glad to find you, great-great aunt. May you rest in peace.
- Rosetta
 Added: May. 2, 2005

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