Andreas Knerr Sr.
Catharina Elisabetha Schall
Simon Kocher
Maria Elisabetha Danner
Andreas Knerr Jr.
Elisabetha Kocher
Amos Knerr


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1. Jeanette A. Burrell

Amos Knerr 1

  • Born: 13 Nov 1812, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 1
  • Christened: 13 Dec 1812, North Whitehall Twp.: Schlosser's Church, Lehigh, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Jeanette A. Burrell about 1846 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Died: 12 Sep 1883, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI at age 70

   FamilySearch ID: L41M-24K.

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors: Simon Kocher, Elizabeth

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Anniversary History of Lehigh County on page 288 published, 1914. 2
Amos left when young for New York State and then went to Kalamazoo, Mich. of which place he was one of the early settlers in 1837. He was married there, and died there in 1883.

He built the first factory in Kalamazoo, Mich., a sash and door company.

Amos married Jeanette A. Burrell about 1846 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI.


1 Schlosser's Church, North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania (

2 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.), Page 288.

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