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Orpha M. Knapp

Orpha M. Knapp

Female 1839 - 1921  (81 years)

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  • Name Orpha M. Knapp 
    Born 31 May 1839  Bronson, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Jan 1921  Norwalk, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2209  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2014 

    Father Bishop Knapp,   b. 05 Jun 1804, North Salem, Westchester, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1867, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Pamela Baker,   b. Abt 1805, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Oct 1873, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1823  , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F902  Group Sheet

    Family Zadock J. Martin,   b. 18 Mar 1826, , Franklin, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1914, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 01 Sep 1854  Wakeman Township, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Marriage records, 1818-1934; record of licenses and permits, 1815-1828, Huron County, Ohio
      Microfilm of manuscript records at the Huron County courthouse, Norwalk, Ohio.
      FamilySearch.com

      REF: Fornof Genealogy site: www.fornof.org
      Certified Copy of Marriage Record
      Zadock Martin and Orpha Knapp, married September 1, 1854, per certificate issued August 26, 1854, at Wakeman, Huron County Ohio
    Children 
     1. Anna Elnora Martin,   b. 07 Jun 1865, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1901, Quay, Pawnee, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. William C. Martin
     3. Francis M. Martin,   b. 26 Jan 1857, , , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James A. Martin,   b. 07 Nov 1858, , , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary E. Martin,   b. 14 Dec 1860, , , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Emma J. Martin,   b. 08 Feb 1863, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Hattie Martin,   b. Abt 1867, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29 Apr 1949, Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk Twp, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     8. Perry E. Martin,   b. 08 Feb 1870, , Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1871, , Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Elmer P. Martin,   b. Abt 1872, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1916, , Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     10. Ora Rosalia Martin
     11. Etta Orpha Martin,   b. 02 Dec 1876, Townsend, , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1911, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     12. Albert Z. Martin,   b. 02 Sep 1879, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Orpha Knapp
    Orpha Knapp

    Headstones
    Martin
    Martin
    Martin
    Orpha Frank
    Bert Z. Edgar
    Ida Hawkins James Albert
    Plot: Section 21, Ave K, Row 14

  • Notes 
    • Another Orpha Knapp married Wm W. Sisson on 11 Oct 1835 in Huron Co., OH. Is this an aunt?

      REF: Huron County cemetry Inscriptions
      Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk Twp, Section 21, Ave K, Row 14
      Martin, Orpha (no dates)
      Martin, Bert Z. (no dates)
      Martin, Frank (no dates)
      Martin, Edgar (no dates)
      Martin, Ida Hawkins (no dates)
      Martin, James Albert (no dates)

      Census
      1850 - Greenfield Twp, Huron Co., OH page 210, image 32
      Lists Alfred Knapp and 6 children. Elizabeth is age 12. Is this Orpha?
      1850 - Hartland Twp, Huron Co., OH page 400, image
      Lists Ethan Knapp and 6 children. Phebe is age 13.

      REF: Fornof Genealogy site: www.fornof.org
      William Martin: Born September 12, 1855 in Ohio, died in 1927; married Phoebe Rounds, who was born in 1853, died in 1933.

      Francis M. Martin: Born January 26, 1857 in Iowa, married Elizabeth Kilbourne.

      James A. Martin: Born November 7, 1858 in Iowa.

      Mary E. Martin: Born December 14, 1860 in Iowa. Her husband, Orson Kilburn, was blinded in the Civil War. Their children were Frank, Ora, Lillian and William. Ora later married Carl Vradenburg. She took in Beatrice, Irene Bartlett's daughter from her first marriage.

      Emma J. Martin: Born February 8, 1863 in Ohio.

      Anna E. Martin: Born June 7, 1865 in Ohio; married Barney Ritz. Children: Irene Ritz, Lewis Ritz, Charles Ritz and Robert Ritz.

      Hattie Martin: Born 1867; evidently died before 1890.

      Perry E. Martin: Born February 8, 1870.

      Elmer Martin: Born 1872; married Ida Bartlett; children: Alva Martin, Clarence Martin, George Martin, Glenville Martin, Lester Martin, Bert Martin, Theodore Martin, Elmer Martin, Lina Martin, Ada Martin and Vernon Martin; died April 1, 1916.

      Ora R. Martin: Born May 23, 1874; married George Bartlett; Children: Carl Bartlett, Robert Bartlett, Lynol Bartlett, Ethel Bartlett, Roscoe Bartlett and Lula Bartlett; died in 1928.

      Etta O.Martin (Orpha Etta Martin): Born December 2, 1876; married John Bartlett.

      Albert Z. Martin: Born September 2, 1879; married Ida Hawkins

      Occupation: Homemaker

      Born in Bronson, Huron County, Ohio May 31, 1839 (based on application for widow's pension and death certificate).

      Census Record, unknown County, 1850
      Orpha Knapp, 11, living with Anthony (30) and Clarissa (18) Wyble. Other Wybles are neighbors (parents?)

      Certified Copy of Marriage Record
      Zadock Martin and Orpha Knapp, married September 1, 1854, per certificate issued August 26, 1854, at Wakeman, Huron County Ohio

      Census Record, July 21, 1870, Norwalk Township, Huron County
      Zadock Martin, 44, laborer, born New York
      Orpha, 31, born Ohio
      Edgar, 20, born Ohio
      Laura, 18, born Ohio
      William, 15, born Ohio
      Frank, 13, born Iowa
      James, 11, born Iowa
      Mary E., 9, born Iowa
      Emma J., 7, born Iowa
      Annie, 5, born Ohio
      Hattie (?), 3, born Ohio
      Perry, 7/12, born in February, Ohio

      June 11, 1880 Census Record, Norwalk Village, Huron County
      Zadock Martin, 58, laborer, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York
      Orpha, 41, wife, born Ohio, father born New York, mother born New York
      Anna, 15, born Ohio
      Hattie, 13
      Elmer, 8
      Ora, 6
      Eddie, 4
      Albert, 8/12

      Application for Pension, Zadock Martin, March 11, 1891, Norwalk, Ohio
      Married to Ortha (sic) M. Martin, maiden name Ortha (sic) M. Knapp, August 17, 1854. First wife, Olive Wilcox, married August 1847. Children:
      Edgar A. Martin, born April 18, 1850
      Laura E. Martin, born September 29, 1852
      William H. Martin, born September 12, 1855
      Francis M. Martin, born January (?) 26, 1857
      James A. Martin, born November 17, 1858
      Mary L. Martin, born December 14, 1860
      Emma J. Martin, born February 8, 1863
      Anna E. Martin, born June 7, 1865
      Perry E. born February 8, 1870
      Oria R., born May 23, 1874
      Etta E. Martin, born December 2, 1878
      Bertie Z., born September 12, 1879

      Census Record, June 7, 1900, Norwalk City, Huron County
      Zadock Martin, born March 1827, married 45 years, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, Teamster, 11 months unemployed
      Orpha M. Martin, born May 1838, 62, married 45 years, born Ohio, father born New York, mother born New York, 12 children, 10 living
      Bertie Z., born September 1879, 20, born Ohio, teamster, 10 months unemployed
      Marian Peat, granddaughter, born May 1892, born Ohio

      Census Record, March 19, 1910, City of Norwalk, Norwalk Township
      Zadock Martin, 85, married twice, last marriage 56 years, born in New York, father born in New York mother born in New York.
      Orpha, 70, first marriage, 56 years, 12 children, 9 living, born in Ohio, father born in New York, mother born in New York.
      James A., son, 51, divorced, born in Iowa, laborer, out of work 16 weeks in 1909.
      Lucy Tuttle, sister-in-law, 66, widow, born Ohio, father born in New York, mother born in New York.

      Application for Widow's Pension (found in Zadock Martin's file), September 18, 1916
      Born May 31, 1839 at Bronson, Huron County, Ohio; living at 70 Corwin Street, Norwalk. Soldier's Application filed July 17, 1890. Zadock's former marriage, August, 1847; first wife died on April 13, 1853. Orpha M. Martin married Zadock on September 1, 1854.

      Death Certificate
      Born May 31, 1839 in Norwalk; died January 11, 1921 of pleurisy, contributory factor broncho pneumonia; died in Norwalk; age 81 years, 7 months 11 days; buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk; husband, Zaddock Martin; father Bishop Knapp; informant, Will H. Martin, Norwalk.

      BURIED: Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk Tp, Sec 21, Ave K, Row 14 (No Dates)

      RE: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Library
      Sandusky Daily Register
      January 12, 1921 p8 c7
      Mrs. Orpha Martin, 81, died at the home of her son, W. H. Martin, 16 Olive-st. Three sons and three daughters survive. Funeral services will be held here at 2 p.m. Friday.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] 1850 U. S. Census, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Milan, Erie County, Ohio, Roll 676, p. 85A.

    2. [S11] 1870 U.S. Census, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio, Roll 1225, p. 409B.

    3. [S82] Marriage records, 1818-1934; record of licenses and permits, 1815-1828, Huron County, Ohio, Ohio Probate Court (Huron County), (Name: Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965;).