Jonas Knerr
(1814-1895)
Susanna Muehlhausen
(1819-1893)
Solomon Diehl Jr.
(1827-1891)
Sarah Ann George
(1826-1905)
Elias Henry Knerr
(1849-1909)
Sarah Isabella Diehl
(1854-1941)
Carrie Sarah Amanda Knerr
(1881-)

 

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Carrie Sarah Amanda Knerr 1 2 3

  • Born: 18 Jan 1881, Weidasville, Lehigh, PA 4

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 4 The census listed E. Henry Knerr, age 50, head of the household that included Isabella (46, born March 1854); Carrie S. A. (19, January 1881); Blaine J. (17, November, 1882); Katie I. (15, December 1884); Emma S. (13, March 1887); Lizzie E. (11, August 1888); and Isabella's mother, Sarah Diehl (73, November 1826). Isabella is listed as having 9 children, 6 still living. Her mother, Sarah, had 13 children and 11 were still living. Henry and Isabella are listed as being married for 27 years. Everyone and everyone's parents are listed as being born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: "Lowhill: Carrie S. A. Knerr of North Seventh Street, Allentown, visited her parents, Squire and Mrs. E. H. Knerr.", 7 Aug 1901, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 5

3. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: Jolly Eight of Morgenland, 24 Feb 1903, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. GRAND ENTERTAINMENT.
The Jolly Eight of Morgenland, assisted by the Male Quartet of the same place, will give a grand entertainment on Saturday evening, Feb. 28, in the Morgenland Church for the benefit of the church, when the following program will be rendered: Greeting song, Jolly Eight; song, qaurtet; "Murder Will Out," Jolly Eight: solo, G. A. J. Buchman; "A Modern Solo," Carrie S. A. Knerr; "Gertrude Mason," Jolly Eight; song, quartet; solo, B. J. Knerr; "The Sweet Family," Jolly Eight. Admission 10c. Should the weather be unfavorable the entertainment will be held on the following Saturday evening.

4. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: "The Young Ladies' Bible Class of St. Andrew's Reformed Sunday School will hold its monthly social this evening at the home of Misses Carrie and Katie Knerr, No. 218 North Twelfth Street. All members are requested to be present.", 2 Feb 1904, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 6

5. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: Ad: "Fashionable Dressmaking. At new dressmaking parlors. Ladies invited. Miss Carrie Knerr, 529 N. 7Th St.", 29 Feb 1904, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 7

6. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: Misses Knerr Gave A Party, 24 Jan 1905, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 8 The MIsses Knerr of 218 North Twelfth Street entertained a large party of friends. The evening was pleasantly spent in playing games of various kinds. Piano solos were rendered by Miss Lichtenwainer and Mr. Bernhard. Refreshments were served. Those present were Emma Knerr, Robt. Grim, Savilla Wagner, Blaine Knerr, Edna Rex, John Knerr, Lizzie Knerr, Frederick Schmoyer, Stella Knerr, John Schubert, Katie Knerr, Joseph Geisinger, Carrie Lichtenwainer, Harold Bernhard, Annie Knerr and Mr. and Mrs. Diehl, Mr. and Mrs. Knerr, Miss Carrie Knerr and Mrs. Solomon Diehl.

7. She appeared on the census in 1910 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 9 The 1910 census recorded renting a home at 230 North 12th Street in Allentown: Isabella S. Knerr, widow, 56, living with her children: Carrie S. A., seamstress, 29; daughter Kate I., weaver silk mill, 25; daughter Lizzie E., joiner shoe factory, 21; son-in-law Raymond Y. Mohr, finisher furniture factory, 19; and daughter Emma L Mohr, 23. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Isabella had been married 36 years and given birth to 9 children, 6 alive in 1910. Emma was married for less than a year and had birthed no children by 1910.

8. Newspaper: Allentown Democrat: New Modiste Shop bought by Carrie Knerr, 6 Sep 1912, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 10 NEW MODISTE SHOP.
On October first Miss Carrie Knerr will take possession of the modiste establishment at 909 Hamilton St., formerly conducted by Mrs. Alice Stadden who has retired. Miss Knerr was formerly Mrs. Stadden's head fitter and well known to all the patrons of the shop. Miss Knerr has had extended experience and will undoubtedly make great success of her new undertaking.

9. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: "Mrs. Stadden, who has been in the dressmaking business at 909 Hamilton, will retire October 1 and go to New York city. She will be succeeded by Miss Carrie Knerr, who had been her forewoman and cutter the past two years.", 6 Sep 1912, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 11

10. Newspaper: Allentown Democrat: Sunday Guests, 10 Feb 1914, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 12 "Sunday Guests. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bury, of Dewey Avenue, on Sunday had as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mohr, Mrs. E. H. Knerr and Miss Carrie Knerr, all of Allentown. Mrs. Knerr has just returned from a two months trip to New York City and Philadelphia."


Sources


1 Ancestry.com I324.

2 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 30 Apr 1909, page 1. Death of E. Henry Knerr.

3 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 5 Oct 1898, page 2. Marriage of Eugene S. Miller and Daisy S. Knerr.

4 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, Lowhill Township Visit 128.

5 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 7 Aug 1901, page 3.

6 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 2 Feb 1904, page 6.

7 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 29 Feb 1904, page 8.

8 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 24 Jan 1905, page 2.

9 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGZF-1X5 Carrie S A Knerr in household of Isabella S Knerr, Allentown Ward 11, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet , family 34, NARA microfilm publication T624.

10 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 6 Sep 1912, page 5.

11 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 6 Sep 1912, page 7.

12 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 10 Feb 1914, page 7.



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