The Joseph Tucker/Polly Knipe marriage bond dates from 1817, rather than 1810. The Catawba County, NC, cemeteries website has a good manyCanipe persons indexed.The LDS 1880 census feature includes an Able Kenup, 30/ca 1850, in Clines (Twp?) Catawba Co., NC.His son Lawson Elcanah Kanipe (1868-1947) is in the LDS ancestral file material online. Given their name transition, Civil War soldiers Martin and Miles Knupmight well be Canipes/Kanipes today.
One family--in Salem Lutheran & Reformed Cemetery in Catawba Co., or nearby--includesCaleb R., David, Joseph Elias and Sarah, people who seem to be in the 1880 census returns for Lincolnton, Lincoln Co. They are David Canipe, 60/ca 1820; wife Sarah, 60; and sons Elias, 23/ca 1857, Caleb, 20, and Lee, 13. David may be the man of the same name who married Sarah White in Cleveland Co., NC, 3 August 1852.Sarah