Welcome to the Family History Page for descendants of Jacob Knapp and Martha Benson. The information given here is some of the latest we have for this family's lineage. I hope you find this site useful in your search for Knapp ancestors.

This information is the result of over thirty years of research and the help of many generous family members who are also researching this line. It is an ongoing project and updates will be made to this page as information comes to light. If you have corrections, friendly suggestions, polite critiques, or additions for this page, please feel free to send them by e-mail to Wyatt R. Knapp at:

In deference to the privacy of individuals still living, this site will not publish information to the internet about individuals born in the year 1910 or after without expressed permission.


Important note:
Regardless of some of the genealogies you may find on line, the ancestry of Jacob Knapp's father, Thomas Knapp of Fabius, New York, is absolutely unknown at this time. You can read more about why this is by clicking here.

The following sections are available for your perusal:

Descendants Of Jacob Knapp And Martha Benson

Index Of Surnames

The Latest Information On Ancestors Or Siblings Of Jacob Knapp   Updated 10/17/2008

A Genealogy for Jacob Knapp's Brother, Nathan Knapp

What is the true ancestry of Elijah Knapp (b. abt. 1772) who married Currance Barnes? 

Further Sources For Information On Jacob Knapp's Family, Other Knapps, and Allied Families

Information on Knapps Appearing in United States Census Records

Miscelleneous Knapp Records and Information

KNAPP DNA PROJECT INFORMATION: Help us solve some mysteries!


Allied Family: Descendants of William Taylor of Virginia & Switzerland County, Indiana

Allied Family: Descendants of David Wells and Sarah Tackett of Kanawha County, Virginia & Washington County Ohio

Recognition and thanks to Gary L. Knapp, Chuck Caswell, Carlene Earl,and Mrs. Austin C. Knapp for geneological information they have shared on Jacob Knapp's family.

This site was created by Wyatt R. Knapp using HTML authoring and Netscape Composer and is Copyright © 1999.
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Last updated on March 14, 2011

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