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John Knippel

Death 20 May 1939 (aged 72)
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Plot block 13 lot 364
Memorial ID 175485292 · View Source
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John had two wives named Christina. He married his first wife, Christina Weigand or Wiegard, in Russia in about 1886. They immigrated in June of 1892 with three sons: Philip, John and Conrad. They had additional children George? and Elizabeth in Colorado.

After Christina died, John was married in Denver to Christina Spahn on October 5, 1896. She was also born in Russia and had several children from her previous marriage: Emma K., John and Alexander Spahn. John and Christina then had four additional children: Christina, Mary, Amelia and Harry.

(birth date is taken from the 1900 census; burial date is used for death date)

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  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175485292
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Knippel (Feb 1867–20 May 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175485292, citing Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by bob toelle (contributor 47047332) .