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Johann G. Ludwig (Wanja) 
de Knoop
1846 - 1918


Johann G. Ludwig (Wanja) 
de Knoop
, General Colonial Merchant (1881, merchant (1891), general merchant (1901). He owned some very valuable are rare stringed instruments. "Baron Knoop The life & times of a violin collector Philip E. Margolis Baron Johann Knoop was possibly the greatest violin collector of all time. He is a member of that small fraternity of collectors who managed to put together a quartet of Stradivari instruments two violins, a viola and a cello. And Knoop did it not once, but twice.... By 1877, the 25th anniversary of Knoop's company, he had helped establish more than 100 cotton mills and had supplied 187 different factories with machinery. His name became so popular in Russian that it was mentioned in a proverb "Every church has a priest, every factory a Knoop" see http://www.cozio.com/forum/Topic2680-5-1.aspx"

Born: Moscow, Russia, , 22nd Jul 1846 Baptised:
Died: St Magnus, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England May 1918 Buried:
Family:
de Knoop

Titles:

Ancestors
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1.
Johann G. Ludwig (Wanja) 
de Knoop
(
Kern
,
Stuart King
) 1846 - 1918
2.
Johann Ludwig 
Knoop
(
Hoyer
) 1821 - 1894
4.
Gerhard (von) 
Knoop
(
Frerichs
) 1782 - 1862
5.
Anna Rebekka 
Frerichs
(
Knoop
) 1793 - 1877
3.
Louise Matilde 
Hoyer
(
Knoop
) 1824 - 1894
6.
7.

Siblings


1.
Luise Dorothea Betty 
Knoop
(
Albrecht
) 1844 - post 1864
2.
Adele 
Knoop
(
Wolde
) post 1846 - post 1860
3.
U/? 
Knoop
* post 1846
4.
Theodor Julius 
Knoop
(
Zenker
) 1848 - post 1882
5.
Johann Andreas (Andruscha) 
Knoop
(
Zenker
) 1855 - 1924
6.
Emilie Anna 
Knoop
(
Kulenkampff
) 1858 - 1920

Spouses



1. Muhlenthal, 1874
Gretchen (Margrette) Mary A. 
Kern
(
de Knoop
) 1856 - ante 1891
2. 1899

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Gretchen (Margrette) Mary A. 
Kern
(
de Knoop
) 1856 - ante 1891
1.
Marie Louise 
Knoop
1875 - post 1881
2.
Johann Ludwig 
Knoop
(
Sargent
) 1878 - post 1918
2a.
Emily 
Sargent
(
Knoop
) 1882 - post 1911
2.1.
Marie Louise 
Knoop
1908 - post 1911
3.
U/? 
Knoop
ante 1882 - ante 1883
Sources

Census

Timeline


22nd Jul 1846Born Moscow, Russia
1874Married
Gretchen (Margrette) Mary A. 
Kern
(
de Knoop
) 1856 - ante 1891
3rd Apr 1881Lodger in 1881 census (census) Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
3rd Apr 1881Head of household in 1881 census (census) Lewisham, Kent, England
ante 1882
Johann G. Ludwig (Wanja) 
de Knoop
(
Kern
,
Stuart King
) 1846 - 1918 inherited the title
Knoop
  [B]
1891Head of household in 1891 census (census) England
1899Married
post 1899Made a will (will)
1901Lodger in 1901 census (census) Brighton, Sussex, England
May 1918Died Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
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