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IRA KNIFFEN, 2nd. child of Daniel and Emily (Preston) Kniffen was born Jan. 3, 1831, in Macomb, Mich. He married Sep. 17, 1857, Louise Immen, who was born June 5, 1839, in Germany. They settled on the west half of the north-east quarter of Section 9 of Macomb Twp., Macomb Co., Mich., where they were still living in 1896. Mr. Kniffen enlisted in the 22nd. Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Sep. 1, 1864, and was honorably discharged June 26, 1865, having taken an active part in the closing scenes of the Civil War. He was a Republican in politics and a member of the M. E. Church at Macomb, Mich. The children of this couple were:

1. Mary Kniffen.
2. Emily Kniffen.
3. Daniel Kniffen.
4. Nettie Kniffen.
5. Iris Kniffen.
6. Orlin Kniffen.
7. Rosa Kniffen.
8. Agnes Kniffen.

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ELLEN KNIFFEN, 3rd. child of Daniel and Emily (Preston) Kniffen, was born April 13, 1833, at Macomb, Mich. She married July 9, 1854, Spencer Miner, who was born at Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., Mich., where they first went to house-keeping. They soon removed to Brandon Twp., Oakland Co., the homestead. Mr. Miner was a Republican in politics and Free Protestant in religious belief. He died May 13, 1889. Their children are:

1. Emily Miner.
2. Allison Miner.
3. Olive Miner.

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OLIVE KNIFFEN, 5th. child of Daniel and Emily (Preston) Kniffen, was born Oct. 23, 1838. She married July 4, 1856, M. G. Bixby. They settled on a farm in Shelby Twp., Macomb Co., Mich. Mr. Bixby was connected with the building of the Michigan Air Line Ry. Trouble coming to the family, husband and wife took separate courses. Mrs. Bixby resided in Detroit for many years, but enjoyed frequent visits to the home of her childhood. She died in Detroit June 7, 1895. Their only child was

1. Frank Bixby.

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LUCINDA KNIFFEN, 6th. child of Daniel and Emily (Preston) Kniffen, was born Mar. 14, 1841, and died July 17, 1895, at Markell, Tuscola Co., Mich. She married Oct. 31, 1861, Elijah Howard, who was born Oct. 8, 1839, at Mt. Clemens, Mich. They lived first in Shelby Twp., and then Macomb Twp., Macomb Co., and then removed to Markell, Tuscola Co., Mich., where Mrs. Howard died. Mr. Howard was for many years a sailor, but gave up that occupation for that of farming. He enlisted in the 22nd. Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Sept. 1, 1864. Their children were:

1. Albert F. Howard.
2. Nellie V. Howard.
3. Viola V. Howard.
4. Edith E. Howard.
5. Charles Howard.

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