John Kenney Knowles

1 January 1842–29 August 1893 (Age 51)
Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of John Kenney

When John Kenney Knowles was born on 1 January 1842, in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Rev. Charles Knowles, was 34 and his mother, Anna Kenney, was 28. He married Anna Maria Coffin on 29 August 1867, in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1868 and Barrington, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1891. He died on 29 August 1893, at the age of 51, and was buried in Riverhead, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Kenney Knowles
1842–1893
Anna Maria Coffin
1842–1931
Marriage: 29 August 1867
John Kenney Knowles
1869–1879
Carolyn Carrie Knowles
1871–1879
Mary Fox Knowles
1873–1942
Annie Lois Knowles
1884–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 August 1867
Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(4)

    John Kenney Knowles

    Male1869–1879Male

    Carolyn Carrie Knowles

    Female1871–1879Female

    Mary Fox Knowles

    Female1873–1942Female

    Female1884–1976Female

Parents and Siblings

    Rev. Charles Knowles

    Male1807–1877Male

    Anna Kenney

    Female1813–1845Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1833–1943Female

    Male1842–1893Male

    Thomas Knowles

    Male1852–Male

    Charles Knowles

    Male1855–Male

World Events (2)

1869

Age 27

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1871

Age 29

British Columbia joins the confederation.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John T Knowles in entry for John Henry Knowles, "Canada, Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • John R Knowles in entry for John Henry Knowles, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • John in entry for Irving Hall Cunningham, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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