|Knestrick Family of Washington County, Pa.|
John Knestrick landed in Philadelphia Sept 26 1741 coming from a German-speaking country. He likely lived in eastern Pa. for a while before moving to Maryland. He was married about 1744. He died in the fall of 1784 in Washington County, Maryland between Hagerstown and Boonsboro. His estate names five children: Catherine m1 Chaney m2 Dutwiler, Frederick, Henry, John, Magdalena m. Henry Eder The son, Henry, was born in West Bethlehem Twp., Washington Co. Pa. by 1792. He was born about 1751, died about 1835. His wife's name was Elizabeth. Their children were: 1. John b. 1778 d. 1863. Amwell Twp. m. Elizabeth b. 1778, d. Sept. 23, 1833. a. David b. 1799 d. 1863 single b. Catherine b. 1801 m. Henry Conkle c. Tobias b. 1803 d. 1885 m. bef. 1830 Susanna_____ b. 1804. Their children: Isaac b. 1832 Stephen b. 1834 Hugh b. 1836 Christiana b. 1838 John b. 1841 Mary b. 1844 d. Elizabeth b. 1806 single e. John b. 1809, d. 1881 m ca 1831 Tilly_____b. 1815 Amos b. 1832 David b. 1838 Catherine b. 1840 Sarah E. b. 1846 Eliza b. 1848 and others f. George b. 1811 m. ca 1837 Drusilla______b. 1817 Sara B. 1838 Elizabeth b. 1841 Catherine b. 1849 Emeline b. 1849 and others g. Margaret b. 1814 m. Jacob Crile 2. Henry b. 1782 d. 1867 m. Margaret_____ a. Margaret b. 1810 b. Jonathan 3. ?George m. Margaret_____ a. Susana b. 1811 b. Jonas b. 1813 c. ?Nathan b. 1815 d. Samuel b. 1816 4. Catherine b. 1792
This article was transcribed by Liz DuBois of Bremerton, WA in February 1998.
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