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Sarah Jane Louw Knapp
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Birth: May 3, 1837
Tompkins County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1925
Oceana County
Michigan, USA

*another person has found father's name as John Lawer

Obituary….died March 5, 1925
Knapp, Sarah Jane (Louw) 87 years 10 months and 2 days of age. Born May 3, 1837 in Groton, Tompkins County, New York. She married Nathanieal Knapp of Groton, New York in 1857. She came to Michigan at 6 years of age settling in Ferry Township. She died March 5, 1925 at home of her daughter Mrs. Ira Tillottson in Shelby. Sarah leaves 5 children: Mrs. Louisa Shipman of Detroit, Giles and Charley Knapp of Hesperia, Mrs. Anna Tillottson and Warren Knapp of Shelby…burial at Hope Cemetery.

Liber 3 p.42 #5488 March 2, 1925 Village of Shelby, Oceana Co., Mich.
Knapp, Sarah 87 years 10 months 2 days of age, born in New York, at home, died of Chronic Heart Disease, parents: John Tower born in New York.
*(there is a discrepancy in date of death & her maiden name. Her obituary states she died March 5th and I have her maiden name was Louw or Lowe).

*After her first husband Nathaniel Knapp died Sarah married in 1874 to Wm. Ward, so i don't know why her obit. showing her last name as Knapp.
page 34 liber 1 #601 November 29, 1874 in Greenwood, Oceana County, Michigan…
WARD, WILLIAM HENRY 37 of Otto, Oceana County, Michigan, farmer, born in New York
married to…………..
KNAPP, SARAH J. 36 of Greenwood, Oceana County, Michigan, born in New York.

1880 OTTO, Oceana County, Michigan census
WARD, WILLIAM H. 44 N.Y. Farmer
wife SARAH J. 43 N.Y.
KNAPP, DELILA 22 N.Y. step-dau.
GILES 18 N.Y. step-son
RUTH 16 N.Y. step-dau.
ANNA 12 N.Y. step-dau.
MARVIN 10 N.Y. step-son
CHARLES 7 N.Y. step-son
WARD, JAMES 17 N.Y. son
LEONARD 15 N.Y. son
PHEBE J. 11 MICH. dau.

**Nathaniel Knapp was Sarah's first husband
**William Henry Ward was her 2nd husband 
Family links: 
  Jonathan Louw (____ - 1840)
  William Henry Ward (1835 - 1919)
  Nathaniel Knapp (1829 - 1872)*
  Delilah Knapp Paine (1858 - 1905)*
  Giles Lavern Knapp (1862 - 1944)*
  Mary Anna Knapp Tillottson (1867 - 1927)*
  Warren Ionia Knapp (1870 - 1926)*
  Charles Nathaniel Knapp (1871 - 1949)*
  Jonathan Lown (____ - 1865)*
  Delia Louw Lambertson (1828 - 1900)*
  Sarah Jane Louw Knapp (1837 - 1925)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Oceana County
Michigan, USA
Created by: sharon cartwright
Record added: Jan 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63594826
Sarah Jane <i>Louw</i> Knapp
Added by: Janet Stout
Sarah Jane <i>Louw</i> Knapp
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