Abraham Knerr Sr.
Maria Eva Faess
Johann George Knoegler
Maria Elizabeth
Abraham Knerr Jr.
(Abt 1750-1777)
Eva Elizabeth Knoegler
Andrew Knerr
(1774-Abt 1810)


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1. Maria Eve Hartman

2. Gertrude

Andrew Knerr 3

  • Born: 23 Feb 1774, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 4
  • Christened: 13 Mar 1774, Lowhill Twp.: Lowhill Reformed Church, Lehigh, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Maria Eve Hartman on 23 Feb 1794 in Lowhill Twp.: Lowhill Reformed Church, Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Gertrude after 1807
  • Died: Abt 1810, Grapeville, Westmoreland, PA about age 36

   Another name for Andrew was Andreas Knoerr.4

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Andreas Knoerr and Anna Barbara Bachman.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Anniversary History of Lehigh County, Volume II, 1914. 1
Andrew was born Feb. 23, 1774. He married, Feb. 23, 1794, Mary Eva Hartman, who died about 1807. They had eight children: Catharine, born Nov. 23, 1794; Elizabeth; Susanna, born Aug. 26, 1802; Lydia; Michael, of Sugar Valley; David; Solomon, born June 14., 1806, of Sugar Valley; and George, of Allentown, a twin of Solomon, who married Elizabeth Schuler and removed to Allentown.
Andrew Knerr's second wife, Gertrude, had several children. She lived to a great age, and was married several times. Capt. David Knerr, of Weisenberg, son of Andrew, was a tailor and lived near Ziegel's church. He died at the age of 83 years. He married (first) Susanna Derr, and (second) Maria Derr. Among his children were Jonas, David, Daniel, and Henry.

Andrew married Maria Eve Hartman, daughter of Peter Hartman Sr and Susanna Knerr, on 23 Feb 1794 in Lowhill Twp.: Lowhill Reformed Church, Lehigh, PA.1 2 (Maria Eve Hartman was born on 27 Feb 1775 and died about 1807 1.)

Andrew next married Gertrude after 1807.


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 Helffrich, Rev. Johannes Heinrich, Register of Marriages and Burials, 1790-1810 (Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, January, 1895.), Page 8.

3 Ancestry.com I324.

Lowhill Reformed Congregation, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1769-1881

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