Second Generation (But actually the First here)

 

 

2. Wilbur John Knapp, aka William Frederick Knapp, son of Levi Knapp and Cora D. Brown, was born on 16 Apr 1897 in Leavittsburg, Trumbull, Ohio and died on 7 Jul 1981 in Baker, Fallon, Montana at age 84. Wilbur married Ademay "Evelyn" Most about 1940 in , Fallon Co, Montana.

 

Note:

     Name Change: His birth name was William Frederick Knapp. He changed his name to Wilbur

Frederick and then to Wilbur John after he ran away from an orphanage.

 

The child from this marriage was:

1 i. William Conrad  Knapp

 

3. Ademay "Evelyn" Most, daughter of George William Most and Catherine Best, was born on 3 Jan 1902 in Wythe, Hancock, Illinois and died on 25 Nov 1996 in Baker, Fallon, Montana at age 94. Ademay married Wilbur John Knapp about 1940 in , Fallon Co, Montana.

 

 

 

 

 

                                            

  Third Generation

 

 

4. Levi Knapp was born in Apr 1860 in Michigan and died before 1910 in , Trumbull, Ohio.

Levi married Cora D. Brown about 1884 in Michigan.

 

The child from this marriage was:

2 i. Wilbur John Knapp

 

5. Cora D. Brown was born in Dec 1869 in Ohio and died before 1910 in , Trumbull, Ohio.

Cora married Levi Knapp about 1884 in Michigan.

 

6. George William Most, son of John "George" Most and Dorothea Katharina Elisabeth Jacob, was born on 15 Sep 1872 in Illinois and died on 19 Apr 1945 in Baker, Fallon, Montana at age 72.

George married Catherine Best in 1900 in , Hancock Co, Illinois.

 

The child from this marriage was:

3 i. Ademay "Evelyn" Most

 

7. Catherine Best, daughter of Fredrick Jacob Best and Anna Grod, was born on 3 Mar 1881 in Walker, Hancock, Illinois and died 19 cec 1969 in Baker, Fallon, Montana. Catherine married

George William Most in 1900 in , Hancock Co, Illinois.

 

 

                                              Fourth Generation

 

 

12. John "George" Most was born in Aug 1840 in Eschenstruth, Kassel, Hessen, Germany and died on 4 Sep 1935 in Knob, Fallon, Montana at age 95.  John married Dorothea Katharina Elisabeth Jacob in 1861 in Germany.

 

The child from this marriage was:

6 i. George William Most

 

13. Dorothea Katharina Elisabeth Jacob, daughter of Friedrich George Jacob and Elizabeth Salzmen, was born on 16 Apr 1843 in Eschenstruth, Kassel, Hessen, Germany and died on 20 Apr 1930 in Knob, Fallon, Montana at age 87. Dorothea married John "George" Most in 1861 in Germany.

 

14. Fredrick Jacob Best, son of Heinrich Jacob Best and Mura Mary Katharine Henkel, was born on 4 Mar 1843 in Hassel, Ammerland, Niedersachsen, Germany and died on 16 Jul 1928 in Hildreth, Franklin, Nebraska at age 85. Fredrick married Anna Grod on 1 Dec 1871 in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois.

 

The child from this marriage was:

7 i. Catherine Best

 

15. Anna Grod was born on 5 Apr 1845 in Hassel, Ammerland, Niedersachsen, Germany and died on 2 Oct 1909 in Hildreth, Franklin, Nebraska at age 64. Anna married Fredrick Jacob Best on

1 Dec 1871 in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois.

 

 

                                              Fifth Generation

 

 

26. Friedrich George Jacob married Elizabeth Salzmen.

 

The child from this marriage was:

13 i. Dorothea Katharina Elisabeth Jacob

 

27. Elizabeth Salzmen  married Friedrich George Jacob.

 

 

28. Heinrich Jacob Best was born on 6 Dec 1810 in Pfalzsdorf, Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany and died on 11 May 1885 in Lidderdale, Carroll, Iowa at age 74. Heinrich married Mura Mary Katharine Henkel.

 

The child from this marriage was:

14 i. Fredrick Jacob Best

 

29. Mura Mary Katharine Henkel was born on 9 Nov 1817 in Germany and died on 21 Mar 1888 in Lidderdale, Carroll, Iowa at age 70. Mura married Heinrich Jacob Best.

 

 

Sources: 

        Ohio Birth & Christening Index, 1800-1962, Ancestry.com

        United States Census: 1900, 1910, 1930, & 1940

        WWI Draft Registration, Ancestry.com

        Montana Death Index, 1868-2011, Ancestry.com

 

          Knapp, Most & Best Pedigree