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William Newton Knapp
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1866
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1953
Guthrie County
Iowa, USA

Son of Newton Butler Knapp and Margaret J Wright Knapp

Gertrude J Knapp Satterly(1849-1923)
Annie Mary Knapp Kelley(1851-1904)
Sarah 'Sadie' Ophelia Knapp Seward(1852-1931)
Emma E. Knapp Foster(1856-1906)
Jestine Estelle Secrest(1858-1918)
Frank James Knapp(1861- )
Reuben James Knapp(1863-1949)

Married Minnie Ann Jones 10/11/1891

Ethel Knapp Seidler 1892-1988
Margaret Knapp Landstrom 1894-1985
Floyd E Knapp 1897-1961
William N Knapp 1899-1982
Alberta C Knapp Cruikshank 1908-1976
Hazel Knapp Whiteley 1911-1988
Helen Irene Knapp Williams 1911-2007


William Newton Knapp, son of Newton Butler and Margaret Knapp, was born June 11, 1866, in Farmington and passed away January 2, 1953, at the Guthrie county hospital where he had been a patient for a month. He was 87 years, six months and 21 days old.

He was the youngest of eight children, five girls and three boys. Until 1883 he lived in Lee county. Then he moved to Allerton where he lived until 1920, at which time he moved to Long Beach, Calif., and has since made his home there.

On October 11, 1891, he was united in marriage to Minnie Ann Jones. To this union were born two sons and five daughters.

He was a member of the Baptist church in Long Beach.

Preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers and five sisters.

Those surviving are his wife, Minnie, of Allerton; five daughters and two sons, Mrs. Seidler of Jamaica, Iowa.; Margaret Landstrom and Floyd E. Knapp, both of DesMoines; William N Knapp, Allerton; Alberta Cruikshank, Waukee; Hazel Whiteley, Corydon; Helen Williams, Yakima, Wash.; 24 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

Family links: 
  Newton Butler Knapp (1824 - 1885)
  Margaret Jane Wright Knapp (1828 - 1868)
  Minnie Ann Jones Knapp (1873 - 1959)*
  Ethel Knapp Seidler (1892 - 1988)*
  Margaret Knapp Landstrom (1894 - 1985)*
  Floyd E Knapp (1897 - 1961)*
  William Newton Knapp (1899 - 1982)*
  Infant Son Knapp (1905 - 1905)*
  Alberta Knapp Cruikshank (1908 - 1976)*
  Hazel A. Knapp Whiteley (1911 - 1988)*
  Helen Irene Knapp Williams (1911 - 2007)*
  Gertrude J Knapp Satterly (1849 - 1923)*
  Anna M Knapp Kelly (1851 - 1904)*
  Sarah Ophelia Knapp Seward (1854 - 1937)*
  Emma E Knapp Foster (1855 - 1906)*
  Jestina Estelle Knapp Secrest (1859 - 1918)*
  Frank Marion Knapp (1861 - 1940)*
  Reuben James Knapp (1863 - 1949)*
  William Newton Knapp (1866 - 1953)
*Calculated relationship
Allerton Cemetery
Wayne County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: May 08, 2010
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William Newton Knapp
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My maternal great grandfather. Father of Floyd E Knapp
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