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Re: Gabriel Knab and Theresa Zuber/Unzhurst!?
Posted by: Paula Miller (ID *****2424) Date: November 10, 2003 at 11:04:54
In Reply to: Re: Gabriel Knab/Knapp and Theresa Zuber by Peggy Rasche of 68

Peggy, I may have a match. On the Baden Immigration Index there is a record of a Gabriel KNAB seeking permission to emigrate in 1853. The record states Gabriel is from Unzhurst, Germany. My Knab ancestors are from Unzhurst. You can trace this line using FHL # 1045112.

I am also searching for a Gabriel Knab, born 10 April 1830 who died in America. He was born to Franz Joseph Knab and Ursula Hauns. Their marriage was 30 April 1814. The 6 children of Knab/Hauns are on FHL #1045114.

We believe our Knab ancestor, Martin Knab born 6 Nov 1791 in Unzhurst, immigrated to NY with his wife Maria Anna Bohn, in 1831.Martin had moved from Unzhurst to Moos.

This Gabriel would be a nephew to our Martin Knab. Martin is a brother to Gabriel's father Franz Joseph Knab. Franz Joseph was born 7 March 1790 in Unzhurst to parents Franz Henri Knab and Elizabeth Storz.

Franz Henri, born 4 Oct 1763, is the son of Joseph Knab and Anna Maria Seiler. I can provide more generations.

Please contact me!
Paula Knab Miller

Peggy wrote: <<<Our Gabriel immigrated to Massillon around 1855 with his oldest child and wife. From his death record and census records we know he was from "Baden". There's no other clues. We've also heard that Gabriel and/or Theresa were from Alsace-Lorraine. I have been unable to substantiate any of this. The info I have on them is from their arrival in Massillon until they died.>>>

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