1. Joseph Kastl Knollenberg: b. 28 Nov 1933 Mattoon, Coles Co., IL; U.S. Representative from MI (R)

http://www.joeknollenberg.net/earlyyears.html

 

2. William E. Knollenberg: b. 2 Mar 1902 IL; d. Dec 1975 (last residence Mattoon, Coles Co., IL); m. c1925/6  [SSN 348-32-0128, issued IL 1956-7]

3. Helen Kastl: b. 7 Nov 1903 IL; d. 6 Jun 1990 (last residence Mattoon)  [SSN 348-32-0130, issued IL 1956-7]

 

4. William Knollenberg: b. Dec 1865 Germany; m. 10 Nov 1897 Chicago, Cook Co., IL [licence 269828]

5. Lizzie A. Furste: b. Jul 1872 Germany

6. George Kastl: b. Jun 1866 Germany; m. 21 Jul 1896 Logan Co., IL [license 9194]

7. Elenora (Nora) Armbruster: b. Feb 1874 Germany

 

8. Friedrich (Fred) Knollenberg: b. 27 Jul 1837 Oldenburg, Germany; m. 24 Nov 1864 Germany

[Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Coles County (Chicago, 1906), p. 822: “Knollenberg, Fred, farmer, Humboldt Township, Coles County, was born in Oldenburg, Germany, July 27, 1837, the son of Henry and Eliza (Reuter) Knollenberg, natives of the same country….Mr. Knollenberg went from home to serve seven years in the army before he finally emigrated with his widowed mother to the United States.  They went first to Missouri, where, in 1869, the mother died.  After five years, Mr. Knollenberg decided to move to Illinois….On November 24, 1864, in Germany, Mr. Knollenberg was united in marriage to Bernadina Knebel, who was born in Germany, July 17, 1840.  They are the parents of four children: William…”]

9. Bernadina Knebel: b. 17 Jul 1840 Germany

 

16. Henry Knollenberg:

17. Eliza Reuter: d. 1869 MO

 

 

1930 – Humboldt Twp., Coles Co., IL, e.d. 12, sheet 9b

Knollenberg, Wm Jr.   Head   M W 28 M 24 IL Ger Ger  Farmer

___, Helen                   Wife    F W 26 M 22   IL Ger Ger

___, Billie                    Son      M W 3 2/12 S  IL IL IL

___, Mary                    Dau     F W 2 S           IL IL IL

___, Elizabeth             Dau     F W 1 1/12 S   IL IL IL

Wernke, Henry            Room  M W 22 S        OldenbergGer OG OG German 1930 Al  Laborer Farm

 

1910 – Humboldt Twp., Coles Co., IL, e.d. 52, sheet 23a

Knollenberg, William  Head   M W 44 M 12             Ger Ger Ger 1868 Na  Farmer

___, Lizzy                   Wife    F W 37 M 12 5 5         Ger Ger Ger 1896

___, Harry                   Son      M W 11 S                    IL Ger Ger

___, Ellen                    Dau     F W 10 S                     IL Ger Ger

___, Willie                   Son      M W 8 S                      IL Ger Ger

___, Lizzie                  Dau     F W 4 S                       IL Ger Ger

___, Walter                 Son      M W 1 6/12 S              IL Ger Ger

 

1910 – Pleasant Grove Twp., Coles Co., IL, e.d. 67, sheet 5a

Kastel, Geo.                Head   M W 44 M1 14           Ger Ger Ger 1880/90 Na  Farmer

___, Nora                    Wife    F W 36 M1 14 9 9       Ger Ger Ger 1890

___, Carl                     Son      M W 15 S                    IL Ger Ger

___, Geo. J.                 Son      M W 13 S                    IL Ger Ger

___, Edward               Son      M W 12 S                    IL Ger Ger

___, Albert                  Son      M W 10 S                    IL Ger Ger

___, Marie                   Dau     F W 8 S                       IL Ger Ger

___, Helen                   Dau     F W 6 S                       IL Ger Ger

___, Matilda                Dau     F W 4 S                       IL Ger Ger

___, Raymond            Son      M W 2 S                      IL Ger Ger

___, Herman               Son      M W 10/12 S               IL Ger Ger

 

1900 – Humboldt Twp., Coles Co., IL, e.d. 24, sheet 17b

Knollenberg, William  Head   W M Dec 1865 34 M 2           Ger Ger Ger Un  Farmer

___, Lizie A.               Wife    W F Jul 1872 27 M 2 2 2        Ger Ger Ger Un

___, Harry F.               Son      W M Aug 1898 1 S                 IL Ger Ger

___, Ellen                    Dau     W F Jan 1900 5/12 S               IL Ger Ger

 

1900 – Humboldt Twp., Coles Co., IL, e.d. 24, sheet 13a

Kastl, George              Head   W M Jun 1866 33 M 4            Ger Ger Ger 1884 15 Na  Farmer

___, Elonora                Wife    W F Feb 1874 26 M 4 4 4       Ger Ger Ger

___, Carl                     Son      W M Dec 1894 5 S                 IL Ger Ger

___, Georgie               Son      W M Feb 1897 3 S                  IL Ger Ger

___, Edward               Son      W M Jul 1898 1 S                   IL Ger Ger

___, Albert                  Son      W M May 1900 0/12 S           IL Ger Ger

Nofte, George             Board  W M Nov 1851 48 Wd           Ger Ger Ger  Farmer