Hans Gutknecht was born 18 January 1691 in Kerzers, Fribourg, Switzerland to Peter Gutknecht (bef1671) and Barbara Baumann (bef1671) and died 18 July 1762 in Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, France of unspecified causes. He married Anna Kieffer (1688-1726) 25 November 1717 in Murten, Switzerland.


Offspring of Hans Gutknecht and Anna Kieffer (1688-1726)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Christian Gutknecht (1722-1795) 22 February 1722 Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin, France 26 December 1795 Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States Maria Grünholtz (1723)


Footnotes (including sources)

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  • Reitwiesner (wargs) states he got his information on Gutknecht ancestry from Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine cited. There are four issues in the volume, Wargs did not state which issue (Number 1-4) where the cited material occurs.
  • Patricia Law Hatcher, ed., "Gutknecht in Germantown from Bischweiler in 1749 with notes on Grünholtz", Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine (Diane Publishing Co.) 44: 37–42 
  • William Addams Reitwiesner, "Ancestry of Barack Obama", WARGS (William Addams Reitwiesner Genealogical Services),, retrieved 2009-11-05