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Samuel Knowles

Male 1651 - 1737  (85 years)


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  • Name Samuel Knowles  [1, 2
    Born 17 Sep 1651  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jun 1737  Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I20222  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2020 

    Father Richard Knowles,   d. Between 1670 and 1675, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ruth Bower 
    Married 15 Aug 1639  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F12270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mercy Freeman,   b. Jul 1659, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1737, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Dec 1679  Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Children 
    +1. Col. Samuel Knowles,   b. 15 Jan 1682, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1751, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F12139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eastham fence viewer, 1681; constable, 1687; petty juryman, 1691; selectman, 1692 on. Representative to the general court for many terms beginning in 1697. 1703, commissioner to try small causes.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3789] Freeman Genealogy by Frederick Freeman. Boston: Franklin Press, Rand, Avery, & Co., 1875.

    2. [S2563] Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower and the Fifth Generation Descendants of His Daughter Patience2 compiled by Barbara Lambert Merrick with E. Virginia Hunt. General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2001.

    3. [S2598] Charles Thornton Libby, "The Knowles Family of Eastham, Mass." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 79:286, 1925; 79:379, 1925; 80:6, 1926; 80:119, 1926.

    4. [S3586] Charles Smith and Rachel Amy Bryant: Their Ancestors and Descendants by Charles Tenney Smith. Brattleboro, Vermont, 1938.

    5. [S2598] Charles Thornton Libby, "The Knowles Family of Eastham, Mass." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 79:286, 1925; 79:379, 1925; 80:6, 1926; 80:119, 1926., date only.

    6. [S4384] George Eldridge, Hydrographer, and Eliza Jane His Wife: Their Ancestors and Their Descendants by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1982.

    7. [S3789] Freeman Genealogy by Frederick Freeman. Boston: Franklin Press, Rand, Avery, & Co., 1875., date only.