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Knapp Family - "Allegany County and It's People"

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Posted: 17 Mar 2002 9:37PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 28 Feb 2006 9:31AM GMT
Surnames: Wightman, Allen, Knapp, Stanton, Gilbert
John S. Minard, _Allegany County and its People. A Centennial Memorial History of Allegany County, New York_, W. A. Fergusson & Co., Alfred, N.Y., 1896, p. 865

[Wirt] Simon WIGHTMAN came from Skaneateles, Onondaga Co., to this county about 1812, and took up a lot of 150 acres, whose timber he felled and hewed, made his house of logs, and raised a small crop for present sustenance. He married Catherine ALLEN. They had 10 children of whom 3 survive, William of Turtle Point, Pa., Morton and Simon. Morton was born Oct. 11, 1824, married in 1850, Calista, daughter of Rev. I. KNAPP of Wirt, and Sally STANTON his wife. His children living are Mark A. and Luther L. Simon WIGHTMAN Sr. and his wife Catherine (ALLEN) WIGHTMAN, born March 6, 1827, married Melissa S. GILBERT, Sept. 25, 1853. Their children are Rosa E., Frank M. and Bennie A. Simon WIGHTMAN Sr. and his wife Catherine were among the constituent members of The Baptist church of Richburg, organized in 1828.
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mdrgr 18 Mar 2002 1:07AM GMT 
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Diane M. Guthrie 27 Mar 2002 2:45AM GMT 
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