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9. JOHN KNAPP II2,6,7 was born on 4 May 1661 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He died in 1733 at the age of 72 in Newtown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, MA
From 1639 to 1800
With a Genealogical register of its Inhabitants
Prior to 1800
By Francis Jackson
Stacy & Richardson, Boston, 1854

The settlement of Newtown [Cambridge] began in 1631.
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Knapp, John,s. of John & Sarah, g.s. of William, of Watertown. Married Sarah Park and had Isaac; Sarah, Aug 13, 1686; John, Dec. 11, 1688; James, Feb 21, 1690.


Vital Records of Newton, MA
To the Year 1850
NEHGS Boston 1905
Births
KNAPP
Isaac, s. John and Sarah ______ ?b. after ch. b. Feb 21, 1690? [I suspect this was a misreading]
James, s. John and Sarah, Feb 21, 1690
John s. John & Sarah, Dec 11, 1688
Sarah, d. John & Sarah, Aug 13, 1686

Deaths
John Knap Sr, Feb 2, 1733
Sarah, w. John, Dec. 19, 1726/7
Lydia Knop, 29 Apr 1734

JOHN KNAPP II and SARAH PARKE were married on 4 August 1686. SARAH PARKE, daughter of Thomas PARKE and Abigail DIX, was born on 21 April 1666 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died on 19 December 1727 at the age of 61 in Newtown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

JOHN KNAPP II and SARAH PARKE had the following children:

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i.

Sarah KNAPP was born on 13 August 1686 in Newtown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She died in 1755 at the age of 69.

Sarah died unmarried.

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ii.

John KNAPP.

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iii.

James KNAPP.

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iv.

Jonas KNAPP was born (date unknown).

Jonas married 6 Nov 1737, Mary Wright, at Falmouth, Maine.

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v.

Jonathan KNAPP was born (date unknown).

Jonathan may have gone to Sturbridge with his brother Ebenezer and sister Hannah who married Moses Allen.

Vital Records of Sturbridge, M A
To the Year 1850
NEHGS, Boston, 1906
Births
KNAP/KNAPP
Lemuel, s.Jonathan & w. bp Mar 4, 1744 [Congregational Church Record]

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vi.

Daniel KNAPP was born about 1708. He died on 2 September 1772 at the age of 64.

Daniel married 30 Sep 1735 to Sarah Welds. The family may have lived in Brattleboro, Vermont. He is said to have died aged about 64.

Vital Records of Newton, MA
To the Year 1850
NEHGS Boston 1905
Marriages
Daniell Knapp & Sarah Wilds, Sept 30, 1735

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vii.

Ebenezer KNAPP.

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viii.

Lydia KNAPP died on 29 April 1734.

Lydia never married.

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ix.

HANNAH KNAPP.

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x.

Isaac KNAPP was born (date unknown).