Ariella Knowlton

14 February 1855–4 January 1948 (Age 92)
Windsor, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Ariella

When Ariella Knowlton was born on 14 February 1855, in Windsor, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Abner Knowlton, was 48 and her mother, Nancy Swett, was 39. She married John R. Putney on 11 April 1881, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died on 4 January 1948, in Antrim, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

John R. Putney
Ariella Knowlton
Marriage: 11 April 1881

Spouse and Children

    John R. Putney



11 April 1881
Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Abner Knowlton


    Nancy Swett




    Jennette Swett Knowlton


    Mary Knowlton



World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Ariella Knowlton in household of Reuben S. Simonds, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Arielle Putney in household of John R Putney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nellie Knowlten in household of Abner Knowlten, "United States Census, 1880"

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