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Ancestry of John Knouse

Index of Names

Arbuckle, Baber, Baer (Bear, Behr), Buchanan, Cay (Kay), Clemons, Cloudas (Clowdus, Crowdis, Crowdus, Clowdis, etc.), Cox, Croman (Crowman, Groman, Kroman), Cummins (Cummings), Dale, Daux (Dawkes), Dearen (Dearin or Dearing), Diehl, Ehrenreich (Enright), Elliott, Forrest, Frank, Gerlach (Goerlach), Goad, Goodwyn (Goodwin, Gooding), Groman (Grohmann, Croman, Crowman, Kroman), Harris, Hartmann, Herz (Hertz), Hicks (Hix), Hofmann, Imsland, Johnson, Kay (Cay), Kelley (Kelly), Klink, Knauss (Knaus, Knause, Knous, Knouse, Knouss, Kanouse, Knows), Knudsen, Koch, Kroman (Croman, Crowman, Groman), Liebscher, Liles, Littleberry (Littlebury, Littleton), McCorkle, Mock, Moyer, Mueller (Miller), Persinger (Perschinger), Phillips, Pickering, Roeder, Romig, Schaeffer, Siegfried, Snead (Sneed), Southern, Steinlin, Tauber, Thomas, Thompson, Thurman, Torgersen, Trout (Traut), Tyler, Wiley (Wily), Witt (Ouitt)

In the index, clicking on each name will take you to the OLDEST GENERATION of that name. In the information below, I'm listed first, and each generation is listed separately, going back through time. Each ancestor is numbered; twice a person's number is his/her father, and twice plus one is his/her mother.


Generation One

1. John Arthur Knouse
P: 2, 3
born: 6-22-1953 Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan
married: 11-30-1985 Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky
divorced: 11-9-1990 Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky
children: Elizabeth Alice Knouse, b. 2-6-1987; Rachel Vivian Knouse, b. 11-1-1988

Generation Two

2. Charles Allison Knouse
P: 4, 5
born: 3-14-1921 Plattsburg, Platte Co., Missouri
died: 8-15-1992 Athens, Athens Co., Ohio
married: 5-21-1944, New York, New York
3. Iris Christine Ehrenreich
P: 6, 7
born: 7-9-1923 Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York
died: 3-29-1992, Gallipolis, Ohio

Generation Three

4. Charles Albert Knouse
P: 8, 9
born: 10-12-189 Gower, Clinton Co., Missouri
died: 6-12-1962 Cassville, Barry Co., Missouri
married: 12-24-1919 St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri
5. Alice Susan Mae Trout
P: 10, 11
born: 10-4-1900, Lily, Clinton Co., Missouri
died: 10-11-1987, Olathe, Johnson Co., Kansas
6. Jacob Ehrenreich
P: 12, 13
born: 9-21-1882 New York, New York
died: 1939 Long Island, New York
married: 1920 Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York
7. Christine Knudsen
P: 14, 15
born: 1902 Oslo, Norway
died: 3-13-1930, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York

Generation Four

8. John Henry Knouse
P: 16, 17
born: 2-15-1868 Old Berlin, Sangamon Co., Illinois
died: 9-15-1941 Gower, Clinton Co., Missouri
married: 2-25-1891 Gower, Clinton Co., Missouri
9. Mary Emma Witt
P: 18, 19
born: 10-27-1867 Gower, Clinton Co., Missouri
died: 11-22-1940 Kearney, Clay Co., Missouri
10. Oscar Wiley ("Wiley") Trout
P: 20, 21
born: 6-26-1874 Roanoke, Roanoke Co., Virginia
died: 7-12-1939 Plattsburg, Clinton Co., Missouri
married: 12-1897 Plattsburg, Clinton Co., Missouri
11. Roberta Lillian ("Bertie") Kay
P: 22, 23
born: 6-2-1879 Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia
died: 1-2-1939 Plattsburg, Clinton Co., Missouri
12. Levi ("Levy") Ehrenreich
P: Unknown
born: 6-10-1837 Langenschwartz, Germany
died: 9-18-1928 Bronx, New York
married (second marriage): 3-9-1878 Williamsburgh, New York
13. Johanna Hertz Frank
P: Unknown
born: 6-1850 Hesse, Darmstadt, Germany
died: 12-25-1904 NY
married:
14. Magnus Knudsen
P: Unknown
born: Norway
died: ?NY
married:
15. Ranghilde Torgersen
P: 30, 31
born: Norway
died: ?NY

Generation Five

16. Charles Wesley Knous
P: 32, 33
born: 10-12-1834 Pittsburgh, Wayne Co., Ohio
died: 12-10-1921 Gower, Clinton Co., Missouri
married: (1) 10-12-1862 Springfield, Sangamon Co., Illinois
17. Mary Ann Johnson
P: 34, 35
born: 1844 Indiana
died: 2-29-1868 Old Berlin, Sangamon Co., Illinois
18. Alexander Jackson Witt
P: 36, 37
born: 8-21-1846 Buchanan Co., Missouri
died: 5-16-1933 Gower, Clinton Co., Missouri
married: 5-11-1865 Buchanan Co., Missouri
19. Sarah Elizabeth Cummins
P: 38, 39
born: 5-15-1848 Buchanan Co., Missouri
died: 4-18-1935 Gower, Clinton Co., Missouri
20. David E. Trout
P: 40, 41
born: 1830 Roanoke, Roanoke Co., Virginia
died: ?VA
married:
21. Sarah C. Persinger
P: 42, 43
born: 1830 Virginia
died: ?VA
22. John Kay
P: 44, 45
born: 8-4-1855 Roanoke Co., Virginia
died: 3-13-1909 Clinton Co., Missouri
married: 12-21-1876 Roanoke Co., Virginia
23. Ocella Cinderella ("Olie") Snead
P: 46, 47
born: 12-28-1857 Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia
died: 1-21-1950 Plattsburg, Clinton Co., Missouri
30. Thorleif Torgersen
P: Unknown
born: Norway
died: ?NY
31. Christina Imsland
P: Unknown
born: Norway
died: ?NY

Generation Six

32. Jacob Knous
P: 64, 65
born: 1804/1805 Pennsylvania (Columbia Co.?)
died: 1885 Illinois
married:
33. Margaret F. Harris
P: 66, Mother Unknown
born: 11-10-1811 Pennsylvania
died: 2-9-1856 Berlin, Sangamon Co., Illinois
34. Joel G. Johnson
P: 68, Mother Unknown
born: 1819 Lawrence Co., Indiana
died: ?IL
married: 11-28-1841 Lawrence Co., Indiana
35. Elizabeth B. Dale
P: 70, 71
born: 8-10-1817/1818 Lawrence Co., Indiana
died: ?IL
36. Nelson Witt
P: 72, 73
born: 12-27-1802 Estill Co., Kentucky
died: 8-13-1863 Buchanan Co., Missouri
married: 9-12-1822 Howard Co., Missouri
37. Catherine McCorkle
P: 74, 75
born: 1-3-1805 Lincoln Co., Kentucky
died: 10-8-1873 Buchanan Co., Missouri
38. Eli G. Cummins
P: 76, 77
born: 8-15-1807 Franklin Co., Kentucky
died: 10-17-1884 Buchanan Co., Missouri
married: 1830
39. Sarah Elliott
P: 78, Mother Unknown
born: 8-10-1813 Franklin Co., Kentucky
died: 4-1-1885 Edgerton, Missouri
40. George Trout
P: 80, 81
born: 1-11-1782 Virginia
died: 1858? Virginia
married: 3-16-1809 Rockingham Co., Virginia
41. Mary ("Polly") Miller
P: 82, 83
born: 2-4-1792 Virginia
died: 1-25-1856 Virginia
42. William Persinger
P: 84, 85
born: 3-19-1801 Botetourt Co., Virginia
died: ?VA
married: 3/4-15-1826 Botetourt Co., Virginia
43. Hester Pickering
P: Unknown
born: 1807 Virginia
died:
44. Buford H. Cay (Kay)
P: Unknown
born: 1819/1820 VA
died: ?VA
married: 12-19-1842 Bedford Co., VA
45. Frances Dearen
P: 90, 91
born: 1824/1825 VA
died:
46. Robert Snead
P: 92, 93
born: 1833 Fluvanna Co., Virginia
died: 4-13-1864? VA
married: 11-16-1854 Rustburg, Campbell Co., Virginia
47. Pocahontas I. Cloudis
P: 94, 95
born: 11-14-1833 Castle Craig, Campbell Co., Virginia
died: 4-2-1886 Missouri
married twice more after Robert's death

Generation Seven

64. Frederick Knaus
P: 128, 129
born: 4-21-1768 Upper Milford TWP, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania
died: 1830's PA
married: 7-10-1792 Pennsylvania
65. Sarah Kroman (or Groman, or Cromen)
P: 130, 131
born: ca. 1770 PA
died: PA
66. ?Jesse Harris
P: Unknown
born:
died: ?PA
married:
68. Wesley Johnson
P: 136, Mother Unknown
born: 1801?
died:
married:
70. William Dale
P: 140, 141
born: 12-16-1783 Washington Co., Tennessee
died: 4-30-1857 Guthrie Co., Iowa
married:
71. Mary ("Polly") Liles
P: Unknown
born: 1-29-1790 Tennessee
died: 7-2-1834 Lawrence Co., Indiana
72. William Witt
P: 144, 145
born: 12-29-1762 Albemarle Co., Virginia
died: 12-25-1827 Madison Co., Kentucky OR Howard Co., Missouri
married: 1783 Henry Co., Virginia
73. Mildred Baber
P: Unknown
born: ?VA
died:
74. John McCorkle
P: 148, 149
born: 12-22-1753 Augusta Co., Virginia
died: ?KY
married: 5-12-1790/1799 Augusta Co., Virginia
75. Lydia Tyler Forrest
P: 150, 151
born: 5-17-1771 North Carolina?
died: 1885 Buchanan Co., Missouri
76. John Cummins
P: 152, 153
born: 1769 Campbell Co.?, Virginia
died: 1850 Anderson Co., Kentucky
married: Kentucky
77. Sarah Kelley
P: 154, Mother Unknown
born: 1782 Kentucky
died: Anderson Co., Kentucky
78. John Elliott
P: Unknown
born:
died: ?KY
married:
80. Michael Trout
P: 160, 161
born: Around 1750, Augusta Co., Virginia
died:
married:
81. Elizabeth Baer
P: 162, 163
born:
died:
82. Mathias Miller
P: 164, 165
born: 10-18-1743 Bernville, Berks Co., Pennsylvania
died: 12-1805 Timberville, Virginia
married:
83. Anna Maria Moyer (Schaeffer)
P: Unknown
born:
died:
84. John Persinger
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
85. Margaret Snyder
P: Unknown
born: 1768?
died:
90. Richard Dearen
P: 180, 181
born: VA
died: ?VA
married: 10-3-1803 Bedford Co., VA
91. Elizabeth Thurman
P: Father unknown; 183
born: ?VA
died: ?VA
92. Pleasant A. Snead
P: Unknown
born: Virginia
died: ?VA
married: Virginia
93. Elizabeth Thomas
P: Unknown
born: ?Va
died: ?VA
94. David F. Cloudis
P: 188, 189
born: 1808 Halifax Co., Virginia
died: 12-27-1858 Campbell Co., Virginia
married: 10-10-1833 Rustburg, Campbell Co., Virginia
95. Elizabeth Ann Hicks
P: 190, 191
born: 5-6-1808 Virginia
died: 3-10-1891 Missouri

Generation Eight

128. Michael Knaus
P: 256, 257
born: 7-26-1743 Upper Milford TWP, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania
died: 2-3-1820 Schoeneck, PA
married: 9-10-1765 Pennsylvania
129. Anna Elizabeth Romig
P: 258, 259
born: 3-18-1743 Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania
died: 3-16-1777
130. Johann Rudolph Kroman
P: 260, Mother Unknown
born: Germany
died: ?Pennsylvania
married:
immigrated: 1737
131. ?Catharina ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
136. Michael Johnson
P: Unknown
born:
died: 1848 Lawrence Co., Indiana
married: 1768?
137. Catherine ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
140. James Dale
P: 280, 281
born: 12-29-1754 Richmond Co., Virginia
died:
married:
141. Jane Ann Arbuckle
P: 282, 283
born: 3-18-1766? Augusta Co.? Virginia
died:
144. John Witt
P: 288, 289
born: 1710 Virginia
died: 1782
married: 1740 Virginia
145. Lucy Littleberry
P: Unknown
born:
died:
148. Samuel McCorkle
P: 296, 297
born: Argyleshire, Scotland
died: 1788 Virginia
married: Virginia
149. Sarah Buchanan
P: 298, Mother Unknown
born:
died:
150. James Forrest
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
151. Catherine Tyler
P: Unknown
born:
died:
152. Matthew Cummins
P: Unknown
born: 1750 Pennsylvania
died: 8-8-1833 Anderson Co., Kentucky
married: Pennsylvania
153. Elizabeth ____
P: Unknown
born: 1754
died: 1-10-1832 Anderson Co., Kentucky
154. John Kelley
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
160. Hans Nicolaus Traut (Nicholas Trout)
P: 320, 321
born: 9-5-1727 Pfalz, Bayern, Germany
died: 1753 Augusta Co., Virginia
married:
161. Catharine Clemons
P: 322, 323
born:
died:
162. John Baer
P: 324, Mother Unknown
born:
died:
married:
163. Elizabeth Miller
P: 326, Mother Unknown
born:
died:
164. Jacob Mueller
P: Unknown
born: 10-22-1697 Germany
died: 12-18-1772 Bernville, Berks Co., Pennsylvania
married: 1719 Germany
165. Catherine Charlotte ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
180. John Dearen
P: 360, Mother Unknown
born:
died:
181. Sarah ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
183. Pricilla ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
188. Francis Clowdis
P: 376, 377
born: 1771/1775 Charlotte Co., Virginia
died:
married: 4-14-1800 Halifax Co., Virginia
189. Lucy Goodwyn
P: 378, 379
born: 1775/1787 Virginia
died: 1830's Virginia
190. James Hicks
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
191. Arma ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:

Generation Nine

256. Johann Henrich Knauss
P: 512, 513
born: 6-15-1712 Dudelsheim, Germany
died: 6-6-1761 Emaus, Pennsylvania
married: 12-31-1737 Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania
257. Maria Catherine Roeder
P: 514, 515
born: (christened 3-24-1720)
died:
258. John Frederick Romig
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married: 12-25-1737 Berks Co., Pennsylvania
259. Catharine Siegfried
P: 518, 519
born: 11-4-1719 Oley TWP, Berks Co., Pennsylvania
died:
260. Johann Christoph Grohman
P: 520, 521
born: 8-21-1704 Reichenau, Dresden, Sachsen (Germany)
died: ?Pennsylvania
married:
immigrated: 1737
280. William Dale
P: ,
born: 1715? Virginia
died: 1-1758 Richmond Co., Virginia
married: 1736? Virginia
281. Frances Phillips
P: ,
born: 3-10-1718 Richmond Co., Virginia
died: 1777? Bedford Co., Virginia
282. ?Thomas Arbuckle
P: ,
born: 11-2-1747 Augusta Co., Virginia
died: 7-15-1843 Jefferson Co., Indiana
married:
283. ?Elizabeth Thompson
P: Unknown
born:
died: 1766?
288. William (Guillaume) Witt
P: 576, 577
born: 1675
died: 1754 Albemarle Co., Virginia
married: 1708 Virginia
289. Mildred Elizabeth Mary Daux
P: Unknown
born: 1684
died: Albemarle Co., Virginia
296. ?John James McCorkle
P: 592, Mother Unknown
born: Scotland
died:
married:
297. ?Jane ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
298. ?John Buchanan
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
320. Johann Wendel Georg Traut
P: 640, 641
born: 1689 Umstadt, Germany
died: 1760/61 Strasburg, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
married: 1-23-1739 Strasburg, Lancaster Co., PA (2nd marriage)
321. Maria Appolonia Steinlin
P: Unknown
born:
died:
322. Christian Clemons
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
323. Catharine ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
324. Jacob Baer, Sr.
P: Unknown
born: Switzerland
died:
married:
326. Adam Mueller
P: 652, 653
born: Shresheim, Germany
died:
married:
360. Richard Dearing
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
376. George Cloudas
P: 752, 753
born:
died: 1775 Charlotte Co., Virginia
married:
377. Elizabeth ?Wiley
P: 754, Mother Unknown
born:
died:
378. David Goodwyn
P: 757, 1025
born: 11-25-1749 Chesterfield Co., VA
died:
David served in the Revolutionary War.
379. Martha Cox
P: 758, 759
born:
died:
It's uncertain that Martha is her first name, but probable.

Generation Ten

512. Johann Ludwig Knauss
P: 1024, 1025
born: (christened 3-29-1685) Dudelsheim, Germany
died: 1746 Bucks Co., Pennsylvania
married: 2-16-1707 Germany
513. Anna Margaretha Gerlach
P: 1026, 1027
born: (christened 11-23-1687) Germany
died:
514. John Adam Roeder
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
515. Catharine Tauber
P: Unknown
born:
died:
518. Johannes Siegfried
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
519. Elizabeth ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
520. Gabriel Grohmann
P: 1040, 1041
born: 3-19-1661 Reichenau, Dresden, Sachsen (Germany)
died: ?Germany
married: 7-3-1683 Frauenstein, Dresden, Sachsen
521. Sabina Liebscher
P: Unknown
born:
died:
560. Abraham Dale
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
561. Winifred Southern
P: Unknown
born:
died:
562. Tobias Phillips
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
563. Hannah Goad
P: Unknown
born:
died:
564. James Arbuckle
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
565. Margaret (?Thompson)
P: Unknown
born:
died:
576. John (?Jean) Witt (?Ouitt)
P: Unknown
born: 1645? France
died: 1715? Charles City Co.? Virginia
married: 1673?
577. Ann Daux
P: 1154, 1155
born:
died:
married:
592. Alexander McCorkle
P: Unknown
born: Scotland
died:
married:
640. Hans Velten Traut
P: 1280, 1281
born: 1645? Germany
died: Germany
married: 4-24-1672 Germany
641. Margaretha Mock
P: Unknown
born:
died:
652. Johann Peter Mueller
P: Unknown
born: Germany
died:
married:
653. Maria Margaretta ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
752. William Croudas?
P: 1504, 1505
born:
died: 1770 Middlesex Co., Virginia
married:
753. Elizabeth ____
P: Unknown>
born:
died: ?8-7-1744 Middlesex Co., Virginia
754. ?William Wiley
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
756. Collins Goodwyn
P: Unknown
born:
died: 1786 Chesterfield Co., Virginia
married:
757. Frances ____
P: Unknown>
born:
died:
758. Henry Cox
P: Unknown
born:
died:
married:
759. Judith ____
P: Unknown>
born:
died:

Generation Eleven

1024. Lukas Knauss
P: 2048; 2049
born: 1633 Hessen, Germany
died: 3-12-1713 Germany
married:
1025. Anna Klink
P: Unknown
born: 1634 Germany
died: 2-1710 Germany
1026. John Henrich Gerlach
P: 2052; 2053
born: c. 2-18-1657 Dudelsheim
died: 1-4-1733 Dudelsheim
married: 11-12-1681 Dudelsheim
1027. Maria Klink
P: 2054; 2055
born: 02-08-1664 Dudelsheim
died: 04-29-1736
1040. Michael Grohmann
P: Unknown
born: ?Sachsen (Germany)
died: ?Germany
married:
1041. Justina Hofmann
P: Unknown
born: ?Sachsen (Germany)
died:
1154. Walter Daux
P: 2308, Mother Unknown
born: England
died:
married:
1155. Mary ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
1280. Hans Leonhardt Traut
P: 2560, Mother Unknown
born: 4-1620 Germany
died: 12-17-1692 Switzerland
married:
1281. Elizabeth Koch
P: Unknown
born: Germany
died:
1504. George Cloudas
P: Unknown
born: ?England
died: Virginia
married:
1505. Sarah ____
P: Unknown (possibly Native American)
born:
died: 3-16-1733 Middlesex Co., Virginia

Generation Twelve

2048. Peter Knauss
P: 4096; Mother Unknown
born: 1605 Germany
died: 12-29-1686 Lindheim, Germany
married: 1634
2049. Barbara Diehl
P: Unknown
born: 1622 Germany
died:
2052. Johann Gerlach
P: Unknown
born: 1622 Germany
died: 05-14-1685
married: 1-8-1652 Dudelsheim
2053. Anna Hartmann
P: Unknown
born: 1622 Germany
died: 06-12-1688
2054. Reitz Klink
P: Unknown
born:
died: 10-8-1725 Dudelsheim
married: 1643
2055. Katherina ____
P: Unknown
born:
died:
2308. Richard Daux
P: Unknown
born: England
died: ?England
married:
2560. Balthasar Traut
P: Unknown
born: 1570 Germany
died: ?Germany
married:

Generation Thirteen

4096. Hans Knauss
P: 8192; Mother Unknown
born: 1560 Dudelsheim, Hesse, Germany
died: ?Germany
married: 1585 Germany

Generation Fourteen

8192. Peter Knauss
P: Unknown
born: 1535 Dudelsheim, Hesse, Germany
died: Germany
married: 1560 Germany

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