Andreas Knerr Jr.
(1787-1865)
Elisabetha Kocher
(1790-1861)
Owen Knerr
(1817-1885)
Susan Gettz
(1821-1859)
Asa Geddes Knerr
(1855-1934)

 

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Asa Geddes Knerr 1

  • Born: 16 Apr 1855, Weidasville, Lehigh, PA
  • Died: 7 Jan 1934, Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 78

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 2 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.


Sources


1 Ancestry.com I324.

2 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lowhill, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1130; Page: 151; Image: 156; Family History Library Film: 805130.



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