Have new information on my Grandfather Peter Kneff:
Can anyone help me with info on the following information ?
His Father--Casper Kneff b. ?/ d.?/ Germany ?
Mother--Maria (nee ?) b. ?/ d. ?/ New York ?
Peter b. 27, Jan. 1864, have some sort of offical paper dated 21,June 1876(Verlag in Muchen, Germany,have no idea what is says). I believe he arrived in New York with his Mother and five (5) brothers,(one named Ed) in 1880 at the age of 16. Got his naturalization Papers 20, June 1888.
He married Caroline (Carrie) Metzger 1889 or 1890. Found a Carrie Metzger Spouse : unknown, Year of marriage 1889. Manhattan, N.Y. Certificate Number 7872, in Brooklyn L don''t know if that was my Grandmother.They had three (3) children
s. Andrew Adolphus,(Baptised Peter)
b.11, Dec. 1891 d.11,Aug. 1949
d. May b. ? d. ?
d. Carrie b. ? d. ?
Peter died in St Catherines Hosp. Brooklyn , N.Y. on 13,of April 1918, and was buried In St Johns Cemetery MIddle Village, N.Y. on 16, of April 1918. Peter and Caroline were divorced, date ?, She later married John Hippold, I was told he was my Grandfathers cousin, that he help get to New York. They had two daughters
Rosina b. 1904 d. 16,Feb.1925 age 21
Frances b. Mar. 1917, she married Frank Walters and had two Children d. Caroline, s. Edward after Frank died she married a man named Smith. She died in Ohio date ?
Anyone familar with any of these names and can offer information I would be most thankful . My E-mail address is Jatoamk@cs.com