Fietta Dietz1

F, #12523, b. 28 January 1838, d. 5 June 1917
  • Last Edited: 28 Feb 2017
  • Fietta Dietz was born on 28 January 1838, Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of Michael Dietz and Hanna Klinger.1
  • Some sources record that Fietta Dietz was born on 8 October 1829.2
  • She married Henry Knorr, son of David Knorr and Anna Maria Kissinger, circa 1857.3
  • In 1880, Fietta and Henry were living in the Williamstown area, of Williams Township, Dauphin County, PA, where Henry was a miller. Their household included 3 children: Hanna, Julia, and Michael.4
  • In 1900, Fietta was head of a household in Williamstown, Dauphin County, PA, where she had 3 boarders. She was listed as "married" 42 years and the mother of 7 children, 5 of whom were then living.3
  • In 1910, Fietta, by then a widow, was living with her widowed daughter, Carolina Rettinger, in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA. The Census indicates that Fietta was the mother of 7 children, 5 of whom were then living.5
  • Fietta Dietz died on 5 June 1917, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 79.1
  • She was buried on 9 June 1917, at Paxtang, Paxtang, Dauphin County, PA.1,6,7

Children of Fietta Dietz and Henry Knorr

Citations

  1. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  2. [S284] Lawrence Knorr, 2005.
  3. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1404; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 110.
  4. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1125; Family History Film: 1255125; Page: 338.1000; Enumeration District: 120; Image: 0085.
  5. [S199] 1910 Census, Harrisburg Ward 7, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1336; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 71; Image: 669.
  6. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, No. 65273.
  7. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.

Joel Dietz1

M, #12524, b. 6 June 1848, d. 12 September 1907
  • Last Edited: 19 Nov 2016
  • Joel Dietz was born on 6 June 1848, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2,3
  • He was the son of Michael Dietz and Hanna Klinger.1,2
  • Joel Dietz married Lydia W. Dunkleberger, daughter of Daniel Dunkleberger and Catharine Wagner.1
  • Joel Dietz died on 12 September 1907, Oceana County, MI, at age 59.3
  • He was buried at Elbridge Township Cemetery, Hart, Oceana County, MI.3

Children of Joel Dietz and Lydia W. Dunkleberger

Citations

  1. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  2. [S154] 1850 U.S. Census, Lower Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, PA; Roll: M432_826; Page: 382; Image: 443.
  3. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 38.

Henry Knorr1

M, #12534, b. 2 January 1835, d. 5 January 1901
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2019
  • Henry Knorr was born on 2 January 1835, PA.1
  • He was the son of David Knorr and Anna Maria Kissinger.1
  • Henry Knorr was baptized on 1 March 1835, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • He married Fietta Dietz, daughter of Michael Dietz and Hanna Klinger, circa 1857.2
  • Henry Knorr died on 5 January 1901, Hamilton, Skagit County, WA, at age 66; y.3,4
  • He was buried at Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Skagit County, PA.5

Children of Henry Knorr and Fietta Dietz

Citations

  1. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. II, p. 66.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1404; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 110.
  3. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; Roll: T623 1749; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 199.
  5. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14775079

Caroline Knorr1

F, #12535, b. 16 October 1854, d. 18 September 1943
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2019
  • Caroline Knorr is also referred to as Carolina in some sources.2
  • She was born on 16 October 1854, Schuylkill County, PA.1,3
  • She was the daughter of Henry Knorr and Fietta Dietz.1
  • Caroline Knorr married Henry Rettinger circa 1876.1,4
  • The 1880 Census for Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA, lists Caroline and Henry as parents of 2 children: Edgar (3) and Rebecca (5 months). Henry was a coal miner.5
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Caroline and Henry were living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA, where Henry was a "stable boss." They had been married 24 years and had given birth to 11 children, 7 of whom were then living. Their household then included their children Susie, Jennie, Mable, Ray, and Claude.4
  • In 1910, "Carolina," by then a widow, was living with in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA. The Census indicates that Carolina was the mother of 7 children, 5 of whom were then living. Her household included her children Adam (37?); Mabel (24); Ray (22); and Claude (?) H. (14). The listing of Caroline as having given birth to 7 children is inconsistent with the 1900 Census.2,4
  • The 1920 Census lists "Carolina," a widow, as living with in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA. Her household included 2 sons, Raymond (30) and Claude (21).6
  • In 1930, Caroline was living with her daughter Mable and her husband Dorie Moore in a large household in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, that included Mable and Dorie's 4 children, as well as Caroline's son Raymond.7
  • Caroline Knorr died on 18 September 1943, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 88.3
  • She was buried on 21 September 1943, at Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA.3,8
  • Some sources record that Caroline Knorr died in 1914, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, but that appears to be inconsistent with the US Census listings.1,6

Children of Caroline Knorr and Henry Rettinger

Citations

  1. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  2. [S199] 1910 Census, Harrisburg Ward 7, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1336; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 71; Image: 669.
  3. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, No. 80468.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1403; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 87.
  5. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1125; Family History Film: 1255125; Page: 310.2000; Enumeration District: 119; Image: 0030.
  6. [S192] 1920 US Census, Harrisburg Ward 9, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1558; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 91; Image: 893.
  7. [S186] 1930 US Census, Harrisburg Ward 2, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2026; Page: 38A; Enumeration District: 16; Image: 263.0.
  8. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  9. [S284] Lawrence Knorr, 2005.

Henry Rettinger1

M, #12536, b. November 1852, d. before 1910
  • Last Edited: 3 Jul 2007

Children of Henry Rettinger and Caroline Knorr

Citations

  1. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1403; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 87.
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Harrisburg Ward 7, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1336; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 71; Image: 669.
  4. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1125; Family History Film: 1255125; Page: 310.2000; Enumeration District: 119; Image: 0030.
  5. [S284] Lawrence Knorr, 2005.

Aaron D. Knorr1

M, #12537, b. 1858, d. before 1920
  • Last Edited: 3 Jan 2019
  • Aaron D. Knorr was born in February 1857, Pennsylvania.2
  • Some sources record that Aaron D. Knorr was born in 1858, PA.3
  • He was the son of Henry Knorr and Fietta Dietz.
  • Aaron D. Knorr married Mary Rebecca Gipple, daughter of Christian Gipple and Anna Maria Ritzman, circa 1876.3,2
  • Judging from the places of the births of their children, sometime between 1879 and about 1880 or 1881, Aaron and Mary moved from Pennsylvania to Kansas. Then, sometime between 1884 and 1891, they moved to the state of Washington.2,4
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Aaron was a farmer and was living in the Valley Precinct of Whatcom County, WA, which is in the extreme northwestern part of the state. He and Mary had been married 24 years and had given birth to 8 children, only 4 of whom were then living: Hattie, Susan, Clara, and Bessie.2
  • Aaron D. Knorr died before 1920.4

Children of Aaron D. Knorr and Mary Rebecca Gipple

Citations

  1. [S284] Lawrence Knorr, 2005.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Valley Precinct, Whatcom County, Washington; Roll: T623 1753; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 240.
  3. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  4. [S192] 1920 US Census, Woodburn, Marion County, Oregon; Roll: T625_1497; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 331; Image: 980.
  5. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Valley Precint, Whatcom County, Washington; Roll: T623 1753; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 240.

Mary Rebecca Gipple1

F, #12538, b. March 1857, d. 15 December 1928

Mary Rebecca Knorr Gipple
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2019
  • Mary Rebecca Gipple was born in March 1857, Pennsylvania.2,4
  • She was the daughter of Christian Gipple and Anna Maria Ritzman.2,3
  • Mary Rebecca Gipple married Aaron D. Knorr, son of Henry Knorr and Fietta Dietz, circa 1876.1,5
  • At the time of the 1920 Census, Mary R. Knorr, who was then a widow, was living with her daughter "Bessie" in Woodburn, Marion County, OR.6
  • Mary Rebecca Gipple died on 15 December 1928, Portland, Multnomah County, OR, at age 71.7
  • She was buried at Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, OR.8

Children of Mary Rebecca Gipple and Aaron D. Knorr

Citations

  1. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  2. [S190] 1870 US Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1335; Page: 657; Image: 435.
  3. [S187] 1860 United States Census, Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1103; Page: 518; Family History Library Film: 805103.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Valley Precinct, Whatcom County, Washington; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0240; FHL microfilm: 1241753; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  5. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Valley Precinct, Whatcom County, Washington; Roll: T623 1753; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 240.
  6. [S192] 1920 US Census, Woodburn, Marion County, Oregon; Roll: T625_1497; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 331; Image: 980.
  7. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008, Certificate: 3423; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  8. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179850284/…
  9. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Valley Precint, Whatcom County, Washington; Roll: T623 1753; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 240.
  10. [S284] Lawrence Knorr, 2005.

Hanna Knorr1

F, #12539, b. 25 March 1860, d. 4 November 1930

  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2019
  • Hanna Knorr was born on 25 March 1860, Jordan Township, Northumberland County, PA.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Henry Knorr and Fietta Dietz.1
  • Some sources record that Hanna Knorr was born in March 1865, Pennsylvania.3
  • She married James Shannon circa 1882.1,3
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Hannah and her husband James were living in Hamilton, Skagit County, WA, where their family included 7 children. James was a fruit dealer. Hanna and James had been married 17 years and had 7 children, all of whom were then living. Based on the locations for the births of their children, as given in the Census, Hanna and James must have moved from Pennsylvania to Kansas some time prior to 1883, and then relocated to northwestern Washington some time between May 1888 and October 1891.3
  • Hanna Knorr and James Shannon were divorced between 1900 and 1910.4
  • The 1910 Census for Hamilton, Skagit County, WA, lists Hannah as divorced and head of a household that included 5 of her children: Hervey E. (25); Fred J. (23); Annie M. (19); Robert A. (17), and Thelma B. (15). The Census indicates that one of Hannah's children had died before 1910. Hannah's occupation was listed as an "at home laundress."4
  • In 1920, Hannah's household consisted of only her daughter Anna. Hannah was listed as a widow.5
  • By the time of the 1930 Census, Hannah was listed as a widow, living by herself, in the town of Hamilton, Skagit County, WA.6
  • Hanna Knorr died on 4 November 1930, Hamilton, Skagit County, WA, at age 70.1,7
  • She was buried at Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Skagit County, WA.2

Children of Hanna Knorr and James Shannon

Citations

  1. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  2. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/127963924/hanna-shannon
  3. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; Roll: T623 1749; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 199.
  4. [S199] 1910 Census, Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; Roll: T624_1667; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 252; Image: 1101.
  5. [S192] 1920 US Census, West Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; Roll: T625_1934; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 100; Image: 1126.
  6. [S186] 1930 US Census, West Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; Roll: 2513; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 70; Image: 275.0.
  7. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll

James Shannon1

M, #12540, b. February 1863, d. before 1920
  • Last Edited: 3 Jan 2019
  • James Shannon was born in February 1863, Michigan.2
  • Some sources record that James Shannon was born in 1854. Census records other than the 1900 Census give the year of his birth as around 1860 or 1861.
  • He married Hanna Knorr, daughter of Henry Knorr and Fietta Dietz, circa 1882.1,2
  • James Shannon and Hanna Knorr were divorced between 1900 and 1910.3
  • James Shannon died before 1920. His wife Hanna is listed as widowed in both the 1920 and 1930 Censuses.4,5
  • Some sources record that James Shannon died in 1927.6

Children of James Shannon and Hanna Knorr

Citations

  1. [S166] Carol (Gipple) Moyer, 2002.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; Roll: T623 1749; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 199.
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; Roll: T624_1667; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 252; Image: 1101.
  4. [S192] 1920 US Census, West Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; Roll: T625_1934; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 100; Image: 1126.
  5. [S186] 1930 US Census, West Hamilton Precinct, Skagit County, Washington; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0070; FHL microfilm: 2342247; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  6. [S1315] Nancy D. Starkman, "Gipple-Shannon Families," e-mails to Max E. Klinger, January 1, 2019.