Samuel Knowles

about 1766–27 February 1831 (Age 65)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Knowles was born about 1766, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, Jonathan Knowles, was 40 and his mother, Anne Power, was 30. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Lydia Putman. He died on 27 February 1831, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Knowles
1766–1831
Lydia Putman
1765–1826
Mary Ann Knowles Powell
1799–1889
Putnam D Knowles
1803–1826
Frances E. Knowles
1805–
Frances Knowles
1809–

Spouse and Children

    Male1766–1831Male

    Lydia Putman

    Female1765–1826Female

children

(4)

    Mary Ann Knowles Powell

    Female1799–1889Female

    Putnam D Knowles

    Male1803–1826Male

    Frances E. Knowles

    Female1805–Female

    Frances Knowles

    Female1809–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (1)

1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 6

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.

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 ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Dr. Samuel Knowles in entry for Lydia Knowles, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Samuel Knowles in entry for Mary Ann Powell Knowles Dawley, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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