Name: Johannes Knappenberger
Birth: 8 MAR 1774 in Macungie Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania
Death: 27 NOV 1863 in Franklin Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania
Also Known As John
Burial: Denmark Manor Church Cemetery, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania
Vinnie Knappenberger's family history of 1916,
"Conrad's second son, John Knappenberger, lived and died in Westmoreland C o. During his father's lifetime, John bought from his father 150 acr es of the Denmark Manor tract for $600.00 and later he bought the lan ds of his three sisters, Barbara, Catherine and Sally. He at one time own ed about 800 acres of the fairest land in Manordale, Westmoreland Co. Jo hn seems to have been a progressive, thrifty farmer and business man. He a nd his wife and children were members and active workers in the Denmark Ma nor German Reformed Church. He and his wife and five children lie buri ed in Denmark Manor Church yard. He left an estate valued at $16,697.52. By will on record in Westmoreland Co., courthouse, this property was equal ly divided among his nine children, a number of whom had grown up, marri ed and settled about him in the Manor Valley."
From John's family came many other branches of the Knappenberger family in cluding those who moved to Clarion Co., Pennsylvania; West Virginia; McDon ough Co., Illinois; Missouri; Kansas and Oklahoma.
Father: Conrad Knappenberger b: 21 OCT 1747 in Macungie Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania
Mother: Eva Barbara Blose b: 1750
Hannah L. Cort b: JAN 1775 in Port Royal, Pennsylvania
- Henry Knappenberger b: 17 MAY 1798 in Franklin Twp., Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania
- Daniel Knappenberger b: 28 NOV 1799 in Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co. Pennsylvania