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Gottfried Knauss, Jr (b. January 15, 1741/42, d. February 15, 1806)Gottfried Knauss, Jr (son of Gottfried Knauss and Anna Eva)82 was born January 15, 1741/42, and died February 15, 1806.He married Anna Maria Griesemer, daughter of John Griesemer.
More About Gottfried Knauss, Jr:
Occupation 1: Blacksmith.Had shop at what is now known as Knauss' Bridge, over the Jordon Creek..
Occupation 2: Bet. 1770 - 1800, Operated Blacksmith Shop for 30 years.Account books commence in 1770 and contain the names of most of the families living at the time in the township..
Property 1: May 27, 1789, Patented a tract of 32 acres adjoining homestead..
Property 2: Settled on Homestead..
Property 3: 1797, He erected stone barn which was still standing in 1884..
Children of Gottfried Knauss, Jr and Anna Maria Griesemer are:
- +Johnathan Knauss, b. October 19, 1778, Egypt, per Egypt Reformed Church, Egypt, Whitehall, PA, d. March 22, 1836, Egypt, per Egypt Reformed Church, Egypt, Whitehall, PA.
- Soloma Knauss, d. Abt. 1832, Died at age 83 years..
- Maria Knauss, d. date unknown.
- Catherine Knauss, d. date unknown.
- Hannah Knauss, d. date unknown.
- Magdalena Knauss, d. date unknown.