Christian Gutknecht was born 22 February 1722 in Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, France to Hans Gutknecht (1691-1762) and Anna Kieffer (1688-1726) and died 26 December 1795 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States of unspecified causes. He married Maria Grünholtz (1723) 25 April 1746 in Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, France. Ancestors are from Switzerland.

Emigrated to Philadelphia on the ship "Christian" arriving 13 Sept. 1749 from Rotterdam, Captain Thomas Brady commanding. Christian took the oath of allegiance on arrival. (According to Egle).


Offspring of Christian Gutknecht and Maria Grünholtz (1723)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Goodnight (1761-1845) 1761 Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States 1839 Fayette County, Ohio, United States Magdalena Berkheimer (c1764-aft1830)

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