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

Find all Knorrs in:
 • Arlington National Cemetery
 • Arlington
 • Arlington County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Elsa Aurelie Fischer Knorr
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: May 15, 1895, Germany
Death: Sep. 22, 1962
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Elsa was born in Germany and came with her family to Baltimore,Maryland and the family moved to the Kenilworth area of Washington,D.C.
Elsa married Ernst (Pete) Knorr JR.
found an article in The Washington Times newspaper dated 28 July 1916 on page 9, NEWSPAPER MAN BECOMES BENEDICT - Ernst A. Knorr Jr, and Miss Elsa A. Fischer Married. Friends of Ernst A. Knorr Jr, a well known Washington newspaper man received cards today announcing his marriage in Philadelphia on July 21 to Miss Elsa Aurelie Fischer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Frederick Fischer of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Knorr denied today that is was an elopement. They had planned to be married in the fall, but Mr. Knorr discovered last week that he could get a few days of vacation that he had not expected, and they decided to slip off to Philadelphia and be married. Mr. and Mrs. Knorr spent a few days at Atlantic City, returning to Washington in the middle of the week.
NOTE: Ernst and Elsa divorced.
Elsa was a "Gray Lady" for the Red Cross, and volunteered a lot of hours.Elsa Knorr served in the US Navy Reserve and she is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Obituary: KNORR, ELSA A. On Satuday, September 22, 1962, at McGuire Veteran's Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, Elsa A. Knorr of 2121 Virginia Avenue, N.W. She is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Clarence T. Reinberger of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Michael M. McNamee, Mrs. Charles R. Thompson, and Mrs. Charles G. Jackson of Washington, D.C., and a brother, William C. Fischer of St. Petersburg, Florida. Friends may call at the Birch Funeral Home, 3034 M. Street N.W. after 2 p.m. Monday. Services will be held at Fort Myer Chapel on Wednesday, September 26, at 1 p.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Carl Frederick Fischer (1869 - 1954)
  Friedericka W Rinne Fischer (1870 - 1942)
  Ernst August Knorr (1882 - 1941)*
  Louise Valeska Fischer Reinberger (1894 - 1984)*
  Elsa Aurelie Fischer Knorr (1895 - 1962)
  Aurelia Augusta Fischer Dreyfus (1898 - 1929)*
  Eric W August Fischer (1900 - 1957)*
  Freda Fischer Thompson (1901 - 1984)*
  Johanna Fischer McNamee (1902 - 1977)*
  Helmuth Fischer (1909 - 1950)*
  Hilda Fischer Jackson (1911 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 28, Grave 2048
Created by: rootskeeper
Record added: Nov 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80197417
Elsa Aurelie <i>Fischer</i> Knorr
Added by: rootskeeper
Elsa Aurelie <i>Fischer</i> Knorr
Added by: A Horan
Elsa Aurelie <i>Fischer</i> Knorr
Added by: A Horan
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- bob tarte
 Added: Dec. 30, 2016

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service