Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Knapp

A. C. Knapp was born at Revere, North Dakota, on June 19, 1897, the son of John and Lena Knapp.  At the age of six years he moved with his parents to Union City, Michigan for a period of two years.  Except for that time, he has made North Dakota, and particularly the Binford area, his life-long home.  He married Nora Koloen, the daughter of Syver and Annie Koloen, on March 5, 1920.  The couple worked on various farms in the area, and in 1945 purchased a farm south of Binford, which they sold in 1963 and retired to their present home in Binford.

They were the parents of five children: 

1.     Clifford and Donald of Binford

2.     Florence Suess and Mildred Nelson in California

3.     and Blanche Larson, who makes her home in Washington state. 

Mr. and Mrs. Knapp have eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Source: Griggs County History 1879 - 1976 Page 25

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