Knoll History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Knoll family

The surname Knoll was first found in Prussia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Knoll became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

Important Dates for the Knoll family

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Knoll Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Knoll, Knolle, Knole, Nole, Noll, Knol and others.

Early Notables of the Knoll family (pre 1700)

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Knoll migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Knoll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ann Mary Knoll, aged 28, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Elizabeth Knoll, aged 3, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Johannes Knoll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Johnes Knoll, aged 29, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Margrett Knoll, aged 1, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Knoll Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Balthasar Knoll, who arrived in America in 1832 [1]
  • Christoph Knoll, who arrived in North America in 1836 [1]
  • Anna Friderike Knoll, aged 26, who arrived in America in 1839 [1]
  • Leopold Knoll, aged 29, who arrived in America in 1843 [1]
  • Heinrich Wilhelm Knoll, aged 41, who landed in America in 1846 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Knoll migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Knoll Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • William Knoll, aged 22, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Samuel Boddington" [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Knoll (post 1700)

  • Hans Knoll, founder of Knoll in 1938, an American furniture manufacturer listed on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Edwin Knoll (1931-1994), American journalist
  • Catherine Baker Knoll (b. 1930), current Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
  • John Knoll (b. 1962), American Academy-award winning motion picture visual effects specialist
  • Verne Knoll, American politician, Mayor of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, 1950 [3]
  • Sandra D. Knoll, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Michigan State Senate 4th District, 1974; Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976, 1988 [3]
  • Milton Knoll, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964 [3]
  • Edwin W. Knoll, American politician, Village President of Catskill, New York, 1941 [3]
  • Max Knoll (1897-1969), German electrical engineer
  • James Knoll Gardner (1940-2017), American jurist, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2002-2017)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SAMUEL BODDINGTON 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849SamuelBoddington.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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