Peter Kocher
(1740-1803)
Anna Elisabetha George
(1741-1807)
Jacob Danner
(1755/1774-)
Elisabetha
(1755/1774-)
Simon Kocher
(1764-1833)
Maria Elisabetha Danner
(1771-1853)
Elisabetha Kocher
(1790-1861)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Andreas Knerr Jr.

Elisabetha Kocher 1

  • Born: 27 Nov 1790, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 2
  • Christened: 25 Dec 1790, Lowhill Twp.: Lowhill Reformed Church, Lehigh, PA
  • Marriage (1): Andreas Knerr Jr. about 1809-1810 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA
  • Died: 18 Oct 1861, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 70 2 3 4
  • Buried: Neffs: Neffs Union Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 3

   Another name for Elisabetha was Elisabeth Kocher.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 26 Nov 1790. 3 5

2. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 6 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.

3. Her obituary was published in the Der Lecha Caunty Patriot: obituary of Elizabeth Knerr on 23 Oct 1861 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4 Um 18ten October, in Lowhill Taunship, Lecha Caunty, Elizabeth, Ehegattin von Andreas Knerr, in einem Alter von ungefahr 73 Jahren.

Translation:
On 18 October, in Lowhill Township, Lebanon County, Elizabeth, wife of Andreas Knerr, at an age of about 73 years.


Elisabetha married Andreas Knerr Jr., son of Andreas Knerr Sr. and Catharina Elisabetha Schall, about 1809-1810 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. (Andreas Knerr Jr. was born on 17 Feb 1787 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA,2 7 8 died on 20 Jun 1865 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 2 8 and was buried in Neffs: Neffs Union Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 8.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com I324.

2 John Richard Knarr, Ph.D, Abraham Knoerr and Maria Eva Faess: European Roots & the New Land (Copyright 1998
John Richard Knarr, Ph.D.
P.O. Box 306
N. Manchester, IN 46962
email: jknarr@hoosierlink.net
phone: 219/982-7219; 982-2678 fax: 219/982-6129
http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/k/n/a/John-Richard-Knarr).

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42547483.

4 Der Lecha Caunty Patriot (Allentown, PA), 23 Oct 1861, page 3. Obituary of Elizabeth Knerr.

5
Lowhill Reformed Congregation, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1769-1881
(http://www.ancestry.com).

6 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lowhill, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1130; Page: 151; Image: 156; Family History Library Film: 805130.

7 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume II (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914. 3 volumes, illustrated, maps. Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.), http://www.pa-roots.com/~lehigh/lcgw/k/knerr.html.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42547464.



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