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Originally published in The Issaquah Press, November 7, 1990

Paul Knoernschild married Hannah Wilkinson in 1908 in the mining town of Taylor, which was southeast of Issaquah. There is not much left of Taylor today, but there are still many of the couple’s descendants in this area. Photo courtesy of Mary Knoernschild Lewis.

Paul Knoernschild married Hannah Wilkinson in 1908 in the mining town of Taylor, which was southeast of Issaquah. There is not much left of Taylor today, but there are still many of the couple’s descendants in this area. Photo courtesy of Mary Knoernschild Lewis.

Paul Knoernschild, the son of German immigrants, was born in Milwaukee before the turn of the century. He came west to visit a brother in the early 1900s, and somehow ended up working in a grocery store in Taylor. (more…)

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