Mary Ann Hartman


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Owen Knerr

Mary Ann Hartman 1 2

  • Born: 1832, , , PA 2
  • Marriage: Owen Knerr about 1860

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 3 The 1860 census recorded 3 Knerr families living as neighbors.

Andrew Knerr, 73, is living with his wife Elizabeth, 73. His real estate is valued at $8700 and personal estate $1350.

Next door is his son, Owen Knerr, 40, tenant farmer, with his wife Mary A., 29; William, 15; James, 13; Elizabeth, 11; Adda, 9; Asa, 5. Also in Owen's home is Alice Beck, 6, and Elizabeth Gedes, 65. Owen has no real estate and his personal estate is worth $1429.

Next to Owen is his older brother, Jonas Knerr, shoemaker, 45, living with wife Susan, 40; Catherine A., 19; Willoughby, 15; and Henry, 10. Jonas' real estate was valued at $1400 and personal estate at $305.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Schnecksville.

2. Book: Anniversary History of Lehigh County on page 288 published, 1914. 2
He is still living in the township with his second wife , Mary Hartman, a descendant of the old Hartman family of Lowhill Township.

Mary married Owen Knerr, son of Andreas Knerr Jr. and Elisabetha Kocher, about 1860. (Owen Knerr was born on 25 Sep 1817 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 4, christened on 9 Nov 1817 in North Whitehall Twp.: Schlosser's Church, Lehigh, PA, died on 28 May 1885 in Weidasville, Lehigh, PA 4 and was buried in Leather Corner Post: Morgenland Church Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 4.)


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2 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, Lowhill Township, Page 20.

3 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lowhill, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1130; Page: 151; Image: 156; Family History Library Film: 805130.

4 Morganland Church Cemetery Listing (

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