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Anthony Knepper

Male 1818 - 1899  (81 years)


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  • Name Anthony Knepper 
    Born 17 Mar 1818  PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jul 1899  Sparta Twp., Noble County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Indian Village Cem., Noble County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1643  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Samuel Knepper 
    Mother Biddinger 
    Family ID F588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Sollenberger,   b. 23 Oct 1823, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1893, Noble County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Phares Knepper,   b. Abt 1845, Franklin County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Catherine Knepper,   b. 29 Jan 1847, Franklin County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1923  (Age 76 years)
     3. Susan Knepper,   b. Abt 1849, Sparta Twp., Noble County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Knepper,   b. Abt 1852, Sparta Twp., Noble County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Margaret Knepper,   b. Abt 1854, Sparta Twp., Noble County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth Date calculated from Yrs, months and days Death Date from
      tombstone record
      Census Record: 1850 Noble County, Sparta Twp. 1860 Noble County,
      Sparta Twp. 1870 Noble County, Sparta Twp.
      ALVORD'S HISTORY OF NOBLE County IN., P. 207 article on William
      Knepper: "William Knepper...was born Aug 18, 1851, in Sparta Twp.,
      Noble County IN, and is the son of Anthony and Catherine (Sullenberger)
      Knepper, both natives of Franklin County PA. This worthy couple were
      united in marriage in their native state, came to Washington twp.,
      Noble County IN in 1848, and soon afterward moved onto the farm in Sparta
      twp., where Anthony Knepper passes away July 22, 1899, while she had
      passed away about six years previously. To the union of this worthy
      couple were born five children: Phares, deceased; Sarah C., who became
      the wife of William Stocker; Susan; Margaret, married to Charles M.
      Prentiss; and William, subject of this sketch."
      Obituary Notice of Sarah Catherine (Knepper) Stocker states that the
      family moved from PA to Indiana when she was two years of age--born
      Jan 29, 1847.

      1880 United States Federal Census
      about Anthony Knepper
      Name: Anthony Knepper
      Home in 1880: Sparta, Noble, Indiana
      Age: 61
      Estimated birth year: abt 1819
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's name: Catheran
      Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Occupation: Farmer
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Anthony Knepper 61
      Catheran Knepper 57
      Susan Knepper 30
      William Knepper 28
      Ester T. Knepper 24
      Frances Knepper 6


      1870 United States Federal Census
      about Anthony Knepper
      Name: Anthony Knepper
      Birth Year: abt 1818
      Age in 1870: 52
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Home in 1870: Sparta, Noble, Indiana
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Anthony Knepper 52
      Catharine Knepper 48
      Susan Knepper 21
      Margaret Knepper 16
      William Knepper 18

      1860 United States Federal Census
      about Anthony Knepper
      Name: Anthony Knepper
      Age in 1860: 40
      Birth Year: abt 1820
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Home in 1860: Sparta, Noble, Indiana
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Cromwell
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Anthony Knepper 40
      Cathrine Knepper 36
      Cathrine Knepper 18
      Susan Knepper 11
      William Knepper 8
      Margret Knepper 6

      1850 United States Federal Census
      about Anthony Nepper
      Name: Anthony Nepper
      Age: 32
      Estimated birth year: abt 1818
      Birth Place: Pennsylvania
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Sparta, Noble, Indiana
      Family Number: 31
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Anthony Nepper 32
      Catherine Nepper 27
      Phares Nepper 5
      Catherine Nepper 3
      Susan Nepper 1

      U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918
      about Anthony Knepper
      Name: Anthony Knepper
      State: Indiana
      Tax Year: 1864
      Roll Title: District 10; Annual, Monthly and Special Lists; 1864
      NARA Series: M765
      NARA Roll: 37