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
(1881-1971)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob George Jaeger

Carrie Sarah Amanda Knerr 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 18 Jan 1881, Weidasville, Lehigh, PA 6 8
  • Marriage (1): Jacob George Jaeger about 1914
  • Died: 24 Nov 1971, Easton, Northampton, PA at age 90 4 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 8 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. 9

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. 10

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. 11

6. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: Misses Knerr Gave A Party, 24 Jan 1905, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 12 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. 13 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. 14 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. 15

10. Newspaper: Allentown Democrat: Sunday Guests, 10 Feb 1914, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 16 "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."

11. She appeared on the New York State Census census in 1915 in Ridgewood, Queens, NY, United States. 17 The 1915 New York State Census recorded at 1874 Cornelia St.: George J. Jaeger, painter, 33, living with wife Carrie S. A. Jaeger, 34.

12. Newspaper: Morning Call: Mrs. And Mrs. George Jaeger, of Brooklyn, N. Y., visite dthe latter's sister, Mrs. E. S. Miller and family, of this place, on Saturday., 13 Jul 1917, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 18

13. She resided at 11 Chestnut St., Lynbrook, NY on 12 Sep 1918 in Lynbrook, Nassau, NY, United States. 5

14. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Lynbrook, Nassau, NY, United States. 19 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 48 Carhenter Avenue: George Jaeger, house painter, 37, living with wife Carrie, 38; and daughter HIlda, 3 years and 11 months when the census was recorded on 22 Jan 1920. Hilda and George were born in New York, his father in Holland, and his mother in Germany. Carrie and her parents were born in Pennsylvania.

15. She appeared on the New York State Census census in 1925 in Hempstead, Nassau, NY, United States. 20 The 1925 New York State Census recorded at 8 LeRoy Place: Carrie Jaeger, dressmaking, 44, living with daughter Hilda, 9.

16. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Lynbrook, Nassau, NY, United States. 21 The 1930 census recorded owning an $8000 home at 8 Leroy Place: Carrie Jaeger, 49, widow, living with daughter Hilda, 14. Carrie was married when she was 33 years old. She and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. Hilda and her father were born in New York and her mother in Pennsylvania.

17. She appeared on the census in 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 22 The 1940 census recorded at 602 West Euclid Street: Carrie Jaeger, servant, widowed, 59, living in the household of Mary Christman, caterer, proprietor, 52, widowed. They were born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

18. She had a residence on 5 Jul 1941 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 23

19. She resided at 426 S. 21St St., Wilson, PA on 24 Nov 1971 in Wilson, Northampton, PA, United States. 4

20. Her obituary was published in the Allentown Morning Call: Carrie Jaeger Dies at Age 90 on 25 Nov 1971 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4 Carrie Jaeger Dies at Age 90

Mrs. Carrie (Knerr) Jaeger, 90, of 426 S. 21st St., Wilson, died Wednesday in Easton Hospital. She was the widow of George Jaeger, who died in 1925.


Carrie married Jacob George Jaeger about 1914. (Jacob George Jaeger was born on 17 Nov 1882 in , , NY 5 and died on 5 Mar 1925 in Lynbrook, Nassau, NY, United States 4 5 7.)


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 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 25 Nov 1971, page 10. Death of Carrie (Knerr) Jaeger.

5 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXYD-22W Jacob George Jaeger.

6 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JB1Q-T6J Carrie Jaeger, Nov 1971.

7 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 18 Mar 1925, page 9. Obituary of J. George Jaeger.

8 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, Lowhill Township Visit 128.

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

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

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

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

13 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.

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

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

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

17 Ancestry.com, New York, State Census, 1915, Ridgewood, Queens, NY. George J. Jaeger.

18 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 13 Jul 1917, page 8.

19 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJGN-QFF George Jaeger, Lynbrook, Nassau, New York.

20 New York, State Census, 1925, Hempstead, Nassau, New York. Carrie Jaeger.

21 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X78L-T3D Carrie Jager, Lynbrook, Nassau, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 55, sheet 11B, line 52, family 317.

22 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQDN-LBZ Carrie in household of Mary Christman, Ward 19, Allentown, Allentown City, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 39-72, sheet 17B, line 53, family 224.

23 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 7 Jul 1941, page 7. Obituary of Isabella S. Knerr.



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