Christian was born in 1722 in Bischweiler, Pfalzgrafen, Rhineland-Paletinate, Prussia, the son of Hans Gutknecht and Anna Barbara Kieffer.
He died on 26 Dec 1795 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, USA.
His wife was Maria Magdalena Grünholtz, who he married on 25 APR 1746 in Bischweiler, Germany. Their only known child was Samuel (1761-1845).
|Death||26 DEC 1795||
|Source:||"Gutknecht in Germantown from Bischweiler in 1749 with notes on Grünholtz", Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, vol. 44, pp. 37-42|