Abraham Knerr Sr.
(1714-1793)
Maria Eva Faess
(1713-1792)
Johann George Knoegler
Maria Elizabeth
(1728-)
Abraham Knerr Jr.
(About 1750-1777)
Eva Elizabeth Knoegler
(1750-)
Abraham Knerr III
(1775-1836)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Maria Catharine Hartman

Abraham Knerr III 3

  • Born: 26 Nov 1775, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 4
  • Christened: 24 Dec 1775, Lowhill Twp.: Lowhill Reformed Church, Lehigh, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Maria Catharine Hartman on 24 Mar 1795 in , Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Died: 1836, , Chester, PA at age 61

   Other names for Abraham were Abraham "The Black" Knerr 1 and Abraham Knoerr.4

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Abraham and Maria Eva Knoerr.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Anniversary History of Lehigh County on pages 450 and 708 published, 1914. 5
Page 450: Abraham, called "the Black" speculated in land. He was twice married. His second wife survived him. He had over a dozen children, son and daughters, one of whom, Willoughby, is still living in the township.

Page 708: Abraham Knerr, son of Abraham, Jr., was born Nov. 26, 1775. He married, in 1795. Maria Hartman, and after her death married the second time. He was called "The Black," and speculated considerably in land. He had a large number of children, among them: Jonathan, born 1795; Benjamin, born 1798; Maria, born 1800; and Willoughby, whose daughter married Austin E. Bush, of Allentown.


Abraham married Maria Catharine Hartman, daughter of Peter Hartman Sr and Susanna Knerr, on 24 Mar 1795 in , Lehigh, PA.1 2 (Maria Catharine Hartman was born in Mar 1784.)


Sources


1 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.).

2 Helfrich, Johannes; Rice, Phillip (editor), Private Records of Rev. Johannes Heinrich Helfrich (1790-1810) (Closson Press, 1935 Sampson Dr., Apollo, PA 15613
C 1990), Page 5.

3 Ancestry.com I324.

4
Lowhill Reformed Congregation, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1769-1881
(http://www.ancestry.com).

5 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.), Page 450 and Page 708.



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