Olive Mae Knepp

Female 1908 - 1990  (81 years)


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  • Name Olive Mae Knepp 
    Born 28 Jul 1908  Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Feb 1990  Frostburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Olive Mae KNEPP (Bertha BLOCHER-2, Isaac-1) was born on 28 Jul 1908 in Allegany Co., Maryland. She died on 18 Feb 1990 in Frostburg, Allegany Co., Maryland.

      Olive Mae KNEPP and Edward L. Thomas were married. Edward L. Thomas (son of Evan Llewellyn Thomas and Ida J. SHARP) was born on 21 Feb 1904 in Frostburg, Allegany Co., Maryland. He died on 15 Nov 1961 in Frostburg, Allegany Co., Maryland. FROSTBURG Edward L. Thomas, 57, of 221 Center Street, was pronounced dead on arrival at Miners Hospital last night and death was due to a self-inflicted bullet wound in the head, according to Frostburg City Police. Frostburg Police Chief Leslie Bevan and Officer Allan Robison said Mr. Thomas and his son, Edward L. Thomas Jr., had gone to the site of a new house Edward Jr. has been building on Midlothian Road. The elder Thomas went outside to his son's car and found his father dead of a bullet wound in his right temple. Police said Mr. Thomas had used a .22 caliber revolver which his son kept in the car. They said the son told them the pistol normally was unloaded, but they found six cartridges in the chamber, one of them discharged. The officers said the younger Mr. Thomas told them his father had been in ill health in recent weeks. The father and son operated the Frostburg city dump. Mr. Thomas was born February 21, 1904 in Frostburg, son of the late Llewelyn Evans and Ida (Sharpe) Thomas. He worked at Celanese Fibers Company's Amcelle Plant, and was a member of Local 1874, Textile Workers Union of America. He was a member of the Methodist Church and was a Mason. Surviving, besides his son, are his wife, Mrs. Olive Mae (Knepp) Thomas, a daughter, Emmajean Thomas, at home; two brothers, William Thomas, Kingsville, Tex., and Daniel Thomas, Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Mildred Davis, Westernport, and five grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home in Frostburg, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. The Cumberland Evening Times, November 16, 1961 Olive Mae KNEPP and Edward L. Thomas had the following children:
    Person ID I05662  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2018 

    Father Philip Henry Knepp,   b. 17 Jul 1883, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1965  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bertha Blocher,   b. Dec 1882, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1952, Frostburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Feb 1902  Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward L. Thomas,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Children 
     1. Emmajean Thomas,   b. Private  [private]
     2. Edward L. (E.T.) Thomas,   b. 12 Jun 1931, Frostburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 2008, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F02978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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