A definite connection has been found for the Candian Kneisley/Knisely's emigrants. While comparing my records with that of the Church of Latter Day Saint's (LDS). This source was found: Submitter(s): LEONA BETTERIDGE, Microfilm: NONE 2709 WEST SOUNDVIEW DRIVE TACOMA WASHINGTON U S A Submission: AF91-106462 98466
John Anthony Knisely b.March 8,1796 d.April 2,1871 m.Elizabeth Pheiffer/Pipher b.1804. John Anthony Knisely was the son of Christian Kneisley of Martic Twp. Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania b.April 23,1757 d.1836 Canada. m.Anna Steiner b.1761 Christian's parents were Johannes Hans Kneisley Jr. b.Abt.1719 d.1787 m.Mary Shonauer b.abt.1719 d.1766 Johannes Jr. parents were Johannes Hans Kneisley Sr. b.1686 d.June 15,1757 m.Mary Christina Sechrist b.abt1700 Johannes senior was the son of Antonius Kristopher Kneissley/Knussli b.Sept 20,1657 d.May 14,1733 m.Magdalena Hempstead b.July 12,1662.