Sallie Weiss Seibert


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1. George Elmer Knerr

Sallie Weiss Seibert 1 2

  • Born: 3 Sep 1881, Hosensack, Lehigh, PA, USA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): George Elmer Knerr on 18 Sep 1920 in , Lehigh, PA
  • Died: 18 May 1955, Lanark, Lehigh, PA, USA at age 73 1 2
  • Buried: 22 May 1955, Coopersburg: Woodland Cemetery, Lehigh, PA, USA 1 3

   FamilySearch ID: 96D9-P8Z.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Morning Call: Mrs. Sallie Schantzenbach and George E. Knerr, both of Emaus R. 1., Were united in wedlock on Saturday afternoon at the Lutheran parsonage by Rev. W. W. Kistler. The couple will reside at the grooms homestead near Lanark., 22 Sep 1920, Emmaus, Lehigh, PA. 4

2. Obituary: Morning Call: obituary of Mrs. Sallie Knerr on 19 May 1955 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 3 Mrs. Sallie Knerr Dies at Lanark
Mrs. Sallie Knerr, of Lanark, Allentown Star Route, was found dead in the kitchen of her home yesterday by members of her family. It is believed she suffered a heart attack and collapsed upon returning home Tuesday night. Mrs, Knerr, stepmother of Alton Knerr, well known auctioneer and operator of a grocery in Lanark, opposite the home where the 73-year-old woman lived alone, had visited Alton before her death. She had voted and purchased groceries, then started for home. When her body was found, the kitchen light was illuminated, and it appeared that Mrs. Knerr had just placed her groceries on a table when she fell. She was born in Hosensack, a daughter of the late Levinus and Sarah (Weiss) Seibert. She was twice married. Both husbands, Myron Schantzenbach and George Knerr, preceded her in death. She held membership in St. Paul's (Blue) Church, Coopersburg R. 2. Mrs. Knerr is survived by four daughters, Lillie, wife of Samuel Weil, Coopersburg R. 2; Viola, wife of Raymond Fetter, Emmaus; Alice, wife of Theodore Buehler, Shelly, and Sallie, wife of John Oeltjen-bruns, Quakertown R. 4; two stepsons, Alton Knerr, Allentown Star Route, and Elmer Knerr, Center Valley, and a stepdaughter, Beulah, wife of Calvin Sweinhart, Bethel. Also surviving are 33 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. Alice Stahl, Zionsville R. 1: Mrs. Annie Schantzenbach and Miss Amanda Seibert, Emmaus, and a brother, Herbert, Macungie. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Paul's (Blue) Church.

Sallie married George Elmer Knerr, son of Willoughby Knerr and Martha Ann C. Schlicher, on 18 Sep 1920 in , Lehigh, PA. (George Elmer Knerr was born on 28 Nov 1876 in , Lehigh, PA,5 6 died on 22 Jun 1946 in Upper Saucon Twp., Lehigh, PA 5 6 and was buried on 27 Jun 1946 in East Texas: Salem United Methodist Church, Lehigh, PA 5 6.)


1 Find A Grave,

2 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), d19 May 1955, page 39, obituary of Mrs. Sallie Knerr.

3 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 19 May 1955, page 39, obituary of Mrs. Sallie Knerr.

4 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 22 Sep 1920, page 13. Married. Sallie Schantzenbach and George E. Knerr.

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6, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 52867. George E. Knerr. Father Willoughby Knerr. Mother Martha Schlicher. Spouse: Sallie Knerr. Informant: A. B. Knerr.

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