George F. Kapp, Co. E, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

History of Clarion County, Pennsylvania by A.J. Davis, 1887.

One of the three pioneer families of Washington township was that of George Kapp, for whom the hamlet of Fryburg was formerly known as Kapp Settlement. The family came here in 181 7, from Lancaster county. In the family were three boys and six girls, viz. — Henry, John, Martin, Sarah, Hannah, Mary, Elizabeth, Magdalena, and Barbara. Henry Kapp married for his first wife Katharine Rickenbrode. They had a family of ten children. His second wife was Fanny Mahle. George F. Kapp, the third of these children, married Melissa Jane Seigwarth. They have had a family of nine children. George F. enlisted in June, 1861, in Company E, Tenth Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Infantry, served three years, re-enlisted, and again served until the close of the war. He lived for seventeen years in Elk township. His father moved to Centreville about three years ago, and is now engaged in business there.

George Frederick Kapp (1837-1892) – Find a Grave Memorial

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Brendon is a history buff who loves American History, especially the American Civil War. He is also a direct descendant of William H. Wagner of the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves. Member of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves Co. A (Reenacting Unit). Creator of The Blue & Gray Historian on Instagram and Facebook. He is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.