7. Charles Edward2 Knapp (Thomas K1)(3023) was born in Rock Island Co, Illinois May 4, 1870. Charles died October 2, 1962 in Benedict, Polk Co, NE, at 92 years of age. burried at PleasantHillCem., Benedict, Polk Co., Nebraska
He married twice. He married Ada Parmelia Godown in Stromsburg, Polk Co, NE, July 26, 1891. Ada was born Panora, Cass Twp, Guthrie Co, IA October 25, 1870. Ada(3024) was the daughter of John Ray Godown and Mary Foreman. Ada died January 11, 1939 in Scott City, Scott Co, KS, at 68 years of age. buried at PleasantHillCem., Benedict, Polk Co., Nebraska
He married Harriett Carpenter Nelson in Benedict, Polk Co, NE, January 1940. Harriett was born about 1900. (Additional notes for Harriett Carpenter Nelson(3025)) Obituary posted at http://cgi.rootsweb.com/~genbbs/genbbs.cgi/surname s/kna/KnappObits?read=2
CHARLES E. KNAPP OBITUARY IN Benedict, Nebraska paper CHAS. E. KNAPP DIES AT HOME Charles E. Knapp 92, died in his sleep Tuesday afternoon at the family home in Benedict. Members of the family said he had been feeling "as well as usual" earlier in the day. Mr. Knapp, born May 4, 1870, at Rock Island, Ill., was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Knapp who brought their family to York County in 1887, homesteading northwest of Benedict. Mr. Knapp and Ada Godown of Iowa were married in 1891. Mrs. Knapp died in 1939. In 1940, he was married to Harriett Carpenter Nelson of Benedict. Mr. Knapp farmed and later operated a dray line in Benedict for 35 years. Surviving are his wife, Harriett; three daughters, Mrs. Ralph Teeter, Scott City, Kan.; Mrs. Fred Carlson, Chappell, Nebr.; Mrs. Ralph Lafler, Sidney, Nebr.; three sons, Roy John, Norwalk, Calif.; and Ray Thomas, Sidney, Nebr., twins; and Leland, Englewood, Colo., 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ida Barton, North Platte, Nebr., and Mrs. Seth Piper, York, Nebr. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Lutheran Church in Benedict, the Rev. B.A. Barnell officiating. Burial will be at Benedict.
Charles Edward Knapp and Ada Parmelia Godown had the following children:
18 i. Goldie Myrtle3 Knapp(3026) was born in Stromsburg, Polk Co, NE April 24, 1892. Goldie died June 1975 in Chappell, NE, at 83 years of age. She married Fred Edwin Carlson in Nebraska, December 20, 1911. Fred was born in Nebraska August 15, 1888. (Additional notes for Fred Edwin Carlson(3027)) Fred died February 1, 1984 in Chappell, NE, at 95 years of age.
19 ii. Maud Neola Knapp(3028) was born in Daly, Logan Co. CO June 18, 1892. Maud died May 29, 1966 in Sidney, Cheyenne Co, NE, at 73 years of age. buried at GreenwoodCem, Sidney, Cheyenne, Nebraska She married Ralph Leslie Lafler in Nebraska, September 27, 1916.
Ralph was born in Greenwood, Cass Co, NE July 27, 1888. Ralph(3029) was the son of Lewis Clifton Lafler and Armenia Maria Barr. Ralph died August 14, 1969 in Sidney, Cheyenne Co, NE, at 81 years of age. (See Ralph Leslie Lafler for the continuation of this line.)
20 iii. Leota Knapp(3030) was born in Polk, Polk Co., NE December 20, 1897. Otie died February 6, 1981 in Scott City, Scott Co, KS, at 83 years of age. She married Ralph Harrison Teeter in Nebraska, March 8, 1916. Ralph was born in Litchfield, Sherman Co, NE September 2, 1888. (Additional notes for Ralph Harrison Teeter(3031)) Ralph died June 11, 1972 in Scott City, Scott Co, KS, at 83 years of age.
21 iv. Leona Knapp(3032) was born in Polk, Polk Co., NE December 20, 1897. Onie died January 1906 in Polk, Polk Co., NE, at 8 years of age. She died from an appendectomy performed on the kitchen table by a Dr. who was slightly under the weather. The operation resulted in an infection.
22 v. Ray John Knapp(3033) was born in Benedict, Polk Co, NE March 17, 1901. Ray died April 4, 1976 in Sidney, Cheyenne Co, NE, at 75 years of age.
+ 23 vi. Roy Thomas Knapp was born March 17, 1901.
24 vii. Leland Edward Knapp(3034) was born in Benedict, Polk Co, NE December 31, 1908. Leland died January 2, 1978 in Englewood, CO, at 69 years of age. He married Iris Matson in Nebraska, January 21, 1951. Iris was born October 29, 1918. (Additional notes for Iris Matson(3035)) Iris died April 11, 1982 in Englewood, CO, at 63 years of age.
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