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Mary TAYLOR's Ancestry.
The KNAP/KNAPP Family


Up Dated 16 February 2007


Roger KNAPP
and 1st
Goodwife or Goody ?????
and 2nd
Elisabeth DICKERSON

Roger was born in England, and married first Goody KNAPP. She was executed 29 May 1654 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, for Witchcraft. He married second about 1655, , Fairfield, Connecticut, Elizabeth DICKERSON, the daughter of Thomas and Mary DICKERSON. She was born 1637, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutand died after 1711 in Fairfield, Farifield, Connecticut. Roger died between 1672 and 1675 in Fairfield, Farifield, Connecticut.

The first wife of Roger Knapp was executed for witchcraft. On 29 May 1654, Christopher Comstock testified to having visited the convicted witch, Goodwife Knapp, wife of Roger Knapp of Fairfield, in company with Thomas Shervington and Goodwife Baldwin.

In her will of 1711, Elizabeth mentioned Abigail as her "aunt Casle."
[Source: Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, 1991, Vol. 1, pages 138, 200]

Roger was at New Haven between 1643 and 1647; he was at Fairfield by 1656.

The will of Roger Knapp of Fairfield was dated 21 March 1673 and names wife Elizabeth, and children Jonathan, Josiah, Lydia, Roger, John, Nathaniel, Elizabeth and Mary, some of whom were minors. Inventory was taken 20 September 1675.

Family Data Collection
- Individual Records -

Name:           Roger Knapp
Spouse:         Mrs Goodrife Goody
Parents:        Roger Knapp, Mary
Birth Place:    of Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Birth Date:     -- --- 1623
Death Place:    Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Death Date:     -- --- 1673
Name:           Elizabeth Dickerson
Spouse:         Roger Knapp
Parents:        Thomas Dickerson,
Birth Place:    Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Birth Date:     -- --- 1637
Marriage Date:  -- --- 1655
Death Date:     09 July 1691

Name:           Lydia Knapp
Parents:        Roger Knapp, Mrs Goodwife
Birth Place:    Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Birth Date:     -- --- 1651

Name:           Josiah KNAPP
Spouse:         Sybil DICKERSON
Parents:        Roger KNAPP, Elizabeth DICKERSON
Birth Place:    Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Birth Date:     -- --- 1652
Death Date:     -- --- 1690

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Submitter: Nancy
Subject: Dickinson
Message: I am searching for info on Thomas DICKINSON (DICKERSON) (born 1610, England, died before 11 Sept 1658, in Fairfield, CT), he married Mary ?, before 1637. She was born ABT. 1618, in ENG) Mary's 2nd husband was Daniel FINCH (she was his 3rd wife & they had a son, Nathaniel). Mary's 3rd husband was Nicholas PINION.
Thomas & Mary had 5 children born in Fairfield, CT:

 Elizabeth (b. 1637, d. 1691) m. Roger KNAPP.
 Mary (b. 1640) m. Joseph JAMES
 Abigail (b. 1645, d. 1725) m. Henry CASTLE
Thomas (b. 1652, d. 1700) m. 1st wife Hannah HENDRICK,
                             2nd wife Lydia SHARP
 Sybil (b. 1655) m. Josiah KNAPP

CHILDREN of Roger KNAPP and Goody or Goodwife KNAPP:

 
   1. JONATHON  b:    Abt 1650; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.
 

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2. JOSIAH b: 1652; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut. md: Abt 1676; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut. Sybil DICKERSON d: Mar 1689; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut. 3. LYDIA b: Abt 1654; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.

CHILDREN of Roger KNAPP and Elizabeth DICKERSON:

 
   4. ROGER     b:        1656; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.
   5. JOHN      b:        1658; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.
               md:            ; , , Connecticut.
                                Sarah HULL.
   6. NATHANIEL b:        1660; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.
   3. ELIZABETH b:        1662; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.
               md:            ; , Fairfield, Connecticut.
                                Charles LANE.
   3. MARY      b:        1664; Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.
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