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Anna Catherine Steinberg Knoll
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1871
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1957
Livingston County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Anna Knoll
Fairbury - (PNS) -- Mrs. Anna Catherine Knoll, 86, died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Fairbury Hospital. She was a patient there 24 days.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cook Funeral Home, with the Rev. William C. Jones officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery at Sibley. Visitation will begin Friday night at the funeral home.

She was born Nov. 10, 1871, near Cullom, a daughter of Adam and Louisa Koerner Steinberg, She was married to William C. Knoll in 1915. They lived on a farm near Gibson City and moved to Fairbury in 1941.

Surviving are a brother, Charles, Fairbury; four nephews, six nieces and six grand nephews and nieces. Her husband preceded her in death."

The eldest of five of J. Adam & Louisa Koerner Steinberg, Anna married, divorced, returned home and cared for her elderly parents until they died in 1912/ 13.

She married William C. Knoll in Sep. 1915 and they farmed in Sullivant Twp. and later bought land and farmed in Dix Twp. of Ford County.
Anna had no children but made pets of farm animals who responded to her affection. She learned to drive a Model A Ford so she could maintain contact with family and friends as well as manage her farm and considerable estate long after her husband Will died in 1939.

She was an active member of Royal Neighbors of Sibley and of the United Evangelical Methodist church of Sibley and later, the Methodist church of Cropsey, IL.


Thomas Martensen was Anna Steinberg's first husband and William Christian Knoll was her second husband.
Family links: 
  Johann Adam Steinberg (1845 - 1913)
  Louisa Frederica Koerner Steinberg (1838 - 1912)
  Thomas Martensen (1866 - 1911)
  William Christian Knoll (1887 - 1939)*
  Anna Catherine Steinberg Knoll (1871 - 1957)
  Henry John Steinberg (1874 - 1877)*
  Edward John Steinberg (1876 - 1951)*
  Louisa Elizabeth Steinberg (1879 - 1882)*
  Charles Steinberg (1882 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Ford County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: My Family United
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jul 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6626153
Anna Catherine <i>Steinberg</i> Knoll
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Anna Catherine <i>Steinberg</i> Knoll
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Aunt Annie - I sure do miss you. Couple days ago I was talking about your Model A car. I sure wish I would have asked Dad to buy that car - I drive a Model A in parades where I live now. I miss being with you -- you would sit and tell Doris and I wonderfu...(Read more)
- My Family United
 Added: Feb. 11, 2017
As always Aunt Annie - Doris and I talk about you a lot. We miss you.
- From Doris and Lois
 Added: Jun. 25, 2012
May Christmas love surround your memory, dear Aunt Anna.
- Rosetta
 Added: Dec. 24, 2009
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