Emily Sophronia Knowlton

21 March 1821–26 February 1901 (Age 79)
Hartland, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Emily Sophronia

When Emily Sophronia Knowlton was born on 21 March 1821, in Hartland, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Elisha Freeman Knowlton, was 24 and her mother, Sophia TURNER, was 24. She had at least 3 sons with Joseph Hascall. She lived in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 26 February 1901, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Joseph Hascall
Emily Sophronia Knowlton
Elisha F Hascall
Charles R. Hascall
George McClellan Haskell

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Elisha Freeman Knowlton


    Sophia TURNER





    Alfred J. Knowlton


    Minerva Edna Knowlton


    Lucy E. Knowlton


    Harriet Knowlton


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

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.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 13

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Age 25

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Emily S Haskell in household of Joseph Haskell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emily S Hascall in household of Charles R Hascall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emily S Hascall in household of George M Hascall, "United States Census, 1900"

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