Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Ismond E. Knapp ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Knapp, Ismond E.
LAST: Knapp FIRST: Ismond MID: E.
BORN: 21 Sep 1893 DIED: 31 Oct 1981 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Lodi, New York
DEATH PLACE: Marion Co., Oregon

1900 NY CENSUS - Ismond E. Knapp, age 6, b. Sep 1893 in New York, is enumerated with Ismond E., age 58, occupation farmer, b. Mar 1842 in New York, and his wife of 8 years, Elizabeth S., age 35, mother of 1 child, b. Mar 1865 in New York.  

1st MARRIAGE – Ismond E. Knapp & Ruth M. Brace md 30 Nov 1916, Queens, New York City, New York

WWI Draft Registration Card – Ismond E. Knapp, 24y, of 1232 Highland Ave, Coraopolis, Allegheny co, Pennsylvania; born 21 Sept 1893, Lodi, New York; occupation chemist; married; dependents: wife

1920 NJ CENSUS - I. E. Knapp, age 26, occupation dye shop chemist, b. New York, is enumerate with his wife Ruth, age 26, b. New York, along with Elizabeth, age 2, b. Pennsylvania, and Brace (male), age 1, b. New Jersey. 

1930 FL CENSUS – Ismond C. Knapp (36y, b New York, married at age 23y, occupation chemist) enumerated with wife Ruth M. (36y, b New York, married at age 23y), 3 children, Elizabeth L. (12y, b Pennsylvania), Brace I. (10y, b New Jersey) and Doris R. (8y, b New Jersey) and mother Elizabeth (65y, b New York, widowed)

1940 MS CENSUS – I.E. Knapp (48y, b New York, occupation chemist) enumerated with wife Ruth (44y, b New York) and 2 children, Elizabeth (25y, b New York) and Brace (22y, b New York); family was living at Pensacola, Florida in 1935

2nd MARRIAGE - Marie


Ismond E. “Ike” Knapp, 88, of 5355 River Road N, died Saturday at Salem Hospital Memorial Unit. A native of Ovid, NY, he came to Salem in 1960. He was a research chemist for DuPont Co in Wilmington, Del, after graduating from college. He was granted several patents for his work in pine stump wood products. He was technical director of Reasor Chemical Co in Columbia, Miss, when he retired in 1960. He was an emeritus member of American Chemical Society and a member of Salem Rotary Club and First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Marie M.; daughter, Dr Elizabeth K. Smith, Seattle, Wash; son, Dr Bruce I., Salem; three grandchildren. Memorial services will be 1:30 pm Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, with private interment in Zena Cemetery under direction of Virgil T. Golden mortuary. The family suggests contributions to Salem YMCA, 685 Court St NE, Salem, Ore 97301.

Statesman Journal, Monday, November 2, 1981, page 12


Ismond E.
1893 - 1981
[shares marker with Ruth]


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1900 NY CENSUS (Ulysses Co., Tompkins, ED 164, sheet 3B)  

New York City Marriage Index (Ancestry.com)

WWI Draft Registration Card (Ancestry.com)

1920 NJ CENSUS (Salem Co., Upper Penns Neck, ED 191, sheet 3B)

1930 FL CENSUS (Escambia co, Pensacola, ED 22, sheet 9B)

1940 MS CENSUS (Pearl River co, Picayune, ED 55-9, sheet 21B)



SJ, 2 Nov 1981, page 12

ROW: II 13 A1