Nancy G Knowles

November 1824–17 October 1919 (Age 94)
Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nancy G

When Nancy G Knowles was born in November 1824, in Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Simon Knowles, was 27 and her mother, Margarette W. Knowles, was 23. She married Charles Fisher Leland on 28 November 1844, in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1860. She died on 17 October 1919, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Charles Fisher Leland
1816–1880
Nancy G Knowles
1824–1919
Marriage: 28 November 1844
Luther Knowles Leland
1845–1941
Herbert S. Leland
1850–1851
Male - Unknown Leland
1852–
Frances E Leland
1855–1870
Walter Leland
1859–1863
Frank A. Leland
1861–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1844
Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

    Luther Knowles Leland

    Male1845–1941Male

    Herbert S. Leland

    Male1850–1851Male

    Male - Unknown Leland

    Male1852–Male

    Frances E Leland

    Female1855–1870Female

    Walter Leland

    Male1859–1863Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Simon Knowles

    Male1797–Male

    Margarette W. Knowles

    Female1801–1881Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1824–1919Female

    Emeline C Knowles

    Female1825–1870Female

    Royal Warren Knowles

    Male1833–Male

    John A Knowles

    Male1836–1899Male

    Joseph S. Knowles

    Male1840–1910Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 5

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1863

Age 39

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (3)

  • Nancy S Leland in household of Charles F Leland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy O Leland in household of Charles F Leland, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Nancy S Leland in household of Charles F Leland, "United States Census, 1870"

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