I recently learned that my ancestor KNAPPS first settled in America at Portage County, Ohio in the vicinity of Randolph Township. Any KNAPP researchers or descendants out there, Please look at the first two generations of KNAPPS provided below to see if you share a genealogical link. My KNAPPS moved on to Ashland County, Ohio. You can see their pictures and learn about them at my Web Page: Knapps of Ashland, Ohio http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/2298/knapps.htmlhttp://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/2298/knapps.html Generation No. 1 1. PETER1 KNAPP was born 1791 in Germany. He married BARBARA. She was born 1796 in Germany. Children of PETER KNAPP and BARBARA are: i. PETER2 KNAPP, b. 1821, Germany. ii. BETSY KNAPP, b. 1832, Germany. 2. iii. MICHAEL KNAPP, b. 1832, Germany; d. 1900, Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. iv. JOHN KNAPP, b. 1835, Germany. v. FREDERICK KNAPP, b. 1839, Germany. vi. NICHOLAS KNAPP, b. 1843, Germany. Generation No. 2 2. MICHAEL2 KNAPP (PETER1) was born 1832 in Germany, and died 1900 in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. He married MAGDALENA MILHEIM February 21, 1852 in Ashland County, Ohio. She was born 1832 in Strasbourg, France, and died April 01, 1921 in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Both buried at Ashland Cemetery. Children of MICHAEL KNAPP and MAGDALENA MILHEIM are: 3. i. KATE3 KNAPP. 4. ii. CHARLES KNAPP. 5. iii. LEWIS "LOU" KNAPP. 6. iv. EMMA KNAPP. 7. v. FRED KNAPP, b. 1859; d. 1944. 8. vi. GEORGE MICHAEL KNAPP, b. April 06, 1860, Nankin, Ashland County, Ohio; d. November 03, 1924, Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio.