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Moses Knapp

Male 1709 - 1787  (77 years)


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  • Name Moses Knapp 
    Born 6 Aug 1709  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jun 1787  Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I5530  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2015 

    Father Capt. John Knapp,   b. 25 Jul 1664, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1749, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Hannah Ferris,   b. 1666, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1724, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1692  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jemima Mead,   b. Abt 1708, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1766, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1731  [1, 3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Moses Knapp,   b. 5 Jun 1736, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1788, Bethlehem, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F2434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rachel Weed 
    Married 12 May 1767  [2
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F2091  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ancestor of the political Romney family.

      Moses Knapp (1709-1787) = Jemima Mead (1708-1766)
      Abraham Knapp (1737-1836) = Martha Comstock (?-?)
      Sarah Knapp (1757-1807) = Charles Robison (1746-1826)
      Charles Robison (1785-1840) = Jerusha Rebecca Kellogg (1785-1836)
      Lewis Seth Robison (1816-1883) = Clarissa Minerva Duzette (1822-1891)
      Charles Edward Robison (1845-1883) = Rosetta Mary Berry (1843-1918)
      Alma Luella Robison (1882-1938) = Harold Arundel LaFount (1880-1952)
      Lenore LaFount (1908-1998) = George Wilcken Romney (1907-1995)
      Willard Mitt Romney (1947- )

  • Sources 
    1. [S648] New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, ed. William Richard Cutter. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913.

    2. [S664] Nicholas Knapp Genealogy, by Alfred Averill Knapp. Winter Park, Florida: 1953.

    3. [S397] History and Genealogy of the Mead Family of Fairfield County, Connecticut, Eastern New York, Western Vermont, and Western Pennsylvania from A.D. 1180 to 1900, by Spencer P. Mead. New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1901.

    4. [S666] Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Stamford Families, by the Rev. Elijah B. Huntington. Stamford, Connecticut: 6 Apr 1797.