About Annie D. Knowles (Swift)
Annie is named after her mothers brothers wife ( Annie E. Deblois Hathaway)
She married Thomas H. Knowles in Sept 12, 1890 when she was 42 . He was the widower of her first cousin Mary H. Swift Knowles who died of Brights diseaseat at age 37. He was a shipping merchant. They lived in "the Stick House" on County Street in New Bedford, Mass. It is now on the historic walking tour . Together they had one child, Sylvia Knowles. Sylvia never married.
In 1920 Annie ( aged 72) is widowed and living with her daughter Sylvia and her first cousin (Jane) Francis Swift Macy ( age 73). She has two servants and a nurse