William Knowlton

1842–
Ludlow, Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of William

When William Knowlton was born in 1842, in Ludlow, Washington, Ohio, United States, his father, William Knowlton, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Freemyer, was 22. He married Susan Francis Scott on 24 December 1865, in Worth, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Gentry, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Worth, Missouri, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

William Knowlton
1842–
Susan Francis Scott
1844–
Marriage: 24 December 1865
Elias W Knowlton
1864–1952
Jessie Knowlton
1879–
Martha M Knowlton
1867–1945
Mary Alice Knowlton
1870–
David B Knowlton
1871–
Antonette Marie Knowlton
1877–1942

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–Male

    Susan Francis Scott

    Female1844–Female

MARRIAGE
24 December 1865
Worth, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

    Male1864–1952Male

    Female1867–1945Female

    Mary Alice Knowlton

    Female1870–Female

    David B Knowlton

    Male1871–Male

    Antonette Marie Knowlton

    Female1877–1942Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Martha Jane Knowlton

    Female1840–1891Female

    Male1842–Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 18

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places so named, one in Dorset and the other in Kent. Both are named in Old English as ‘the settlement (tūn) by the hilltop (cnoll)’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Knowlton in household of George Freemyer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Nolton in household of W A Stewart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Knowlton, "United States 1890 Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War"

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