Thomas Knowles

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Knowles was born on 26 December 1683, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Eleazer Stratford Knowles, was 38 and his mother, Mary Porter, was 28. He died on 5 September 1758, at the age of 74.

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Eleazer Stratford Knowles
Mary Porter
Thomas Knowles
Isaac Knowles
Mary Knowles
Anna Knowles
Samuel Knowles
Isaac Knowles
Elizabeth Knowles

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Knowlls, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Thomas Knowles, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Eleazer Knowles Family Group Sheet

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English knol(le) ‘knoll, hilltop’ (Old English cnoll) or from any of the many places (some lost) named with this word, for example Knowle (Devon, Dorset, Lancashire, Somerset, Warwickshire, and Yorkshire) and Knole (Kent, Sussex).

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail (see Newell ).

English: variant of Noel , often, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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