Charles, you asked for information, so here goes. Andrew Kanatzer/Conatser (real spelling Knortzer)was the son of Johann Nicolas Knortzer and Catherine Cooper. Johann Nicolas' stepsister Margaret Knortzer married Joseph Mings and they lived in Wayne Co., Ky for some time before moving to Illinois. Johannes Nicolas died in Fentress Co., TN. Johann's brother Johann Baltasar Knortzer and his family also lived in Fentress Co., TN.Have you been to the Knortzer web page? The address is http:/www.alltel.net/~kj5ag/conatser.htm Hope this helps.