Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Knolls in:
 • Secor Cemetery
 • Secor
 • Woodford County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Christian G. "Christ" Knoll
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: 1851
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Oct. 1, 1942
Illinois, USA

The second of four surviving out of 12 children of Gottleib Knoll, weaver (d1893) m1849 Catherina Körner Knoll (1828-1893), Christian was born in Strumpfelback, Backnang District, Baden-Württemberg.

He immigrated to New York on the ship New York with Koerner cousins in 1866.

He moved to Woodford County to farm near Secor and is shown there married to Julia Thurner in 1878 in El Paso, IL, Woodford Co., IL Ten children.

The family remained very close to their relatives for several generations, but then became disconnected.
_________________________________

Obit below:

CHRISTIAN KNOLL

EL PASO -- Christian Knoll, 91, died at 9:445 p.m. Saturday at the home of his son, Earl, two miles south of Secor, after a one day illness.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at his son's home and at 3 p.m. at the Methodist church in Secor. Burial will be in Secor cemetery.

He was born April 12, 1851, at Strumfebach, Germany. He came to America at the age of 15.

On March 7, 1878 he married Miss Julia Thurner. Surviving are nine children. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Julia Thurner Knoll (1858 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Harvey W. Knoll (1881 - 1962)*
  Earl M. Knoll (1885 - 1984)*
  Raymond C. Knoll (1893 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Secor Cemetery
Secor
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Lois and Daughters
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jul 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9112079
Christian G. Christ Knoll
Added by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
 
Christian G. Christ Knoll
Added by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Rest in Peace, cousin "Christ".
- Lois and Daughters
 Added: May. 28, 2014

- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Apr. 21, 2009
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service