Thomas Knowles

26 December 1683–5 September 1758 (Age 74)
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Knowles was born on 26 December 1683, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Eleazur Stratford Knowles, was 38 and his mother, Mary Porter, was 29. He died on 5 September 1758, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Eleazur Stratford Knowles
1645–1730
Mary Porter
1654–1732
Thomas Knowles
1683–1758
Mary Knowles
1686–1749
Anna Knowles
1689–1720
Samuel Knowles
1691–1772
Isaac Knowles
1696–
Elizabeth Knowles
1698–1731

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Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill or by a hillock, from a genitive or plural form of Middle English knoll ‘hilltop’, ‘hillock’ (Old English cnoll; see Knoll ), or habitational name from any of the many places named with this word.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail ( see Newell ).

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

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Sources (2)

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

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