When Thomas Hausknecht was born on 20 February 1808, in Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Martin Hausknecht, was 38 and his mother, Magdalena Schaeffer, was 37. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Nancy Klingaman. He lived in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860.
German: occupational name from Middle High German hūs ‘house’ + knëcht ‘boy, servant’, also ‘town-hall messenger’.
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