Andreas Faess
(Abt 1668-1743)
Anna Eichenberger
(Abt 1690-1765)
Maria Eva Faess
(1713-1792)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Abraham Knerr Sr.

Maria Eva Faess 1

  • Born: 12 Oct 1713, Berg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA 1
  • Christened: 1728, Diedendorf: Diedendorf Reformed Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Abraham Knerr Sr. in 1740 in Burbach: Burbach Reformed Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA 1
  • Died: 20 Jun 1792, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 78 1
  • Buried: Neffs: Neffs Union Cemetery, Lehigh, PA

   Another name for Maria was Mary Eva Faess.1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She immigrated on the ship Lydia with her husband Andreas Knerr on 29 Sep 1741. 1


Maria married Abraham Knerr Sr. in 1740 in Burbach: Burbach Reformed Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA.1 (Abraham Knerr Sr. was born in 1714 in Diedendorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA, christened in 1733 in Diedendorf: Diedendorf Reformed Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA,1 2 died on 21 Apr 1793 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 3 and was buried in Neffs: Neffs Union Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 4.)


  Marriage Notes:

Their nuptial record is in the church record book. The pastor performing the marriage came from Asswiller, another small village in the immediate area about forty miles northwest of Strasbourg, France.

Sources


1 John Richard Knarr, Ph.D, Abraham Knoerr and Maria Eva Faess: European Roots & the New Land (Copyright 1998
John Richard Knarr, Ph.D.
P.O. Box 306
N. Manchester, IN 46962
email: jknarr@hoosierlink.net
phone: 219/982-7219; 982-2678 fax: 219/982-6129
http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/k/n/a/John-Richard-Knarr).

2 Church Records and Legal Records for Diedendorf, Alsace, France (Trexler Memorial Library of the Lehigh County Historical Society in Allentown, Pennsylvania).

3 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.).

4 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.), http://www.pa-roots.com/~lehigh/lcgw/k/knerr.html.



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