Hannah Knowles (Campbell)

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Hannah Knowles (Campbell)

Death: Died in The Crossing, Long Island, The Bahamas
Immediate Family:

Wife of James Knowles Sr.
Mother of Mary Knowles Rattray; Joseph Alexander Knowles Sr.; George Knowles Sr.; Alexander Knowles; Charles Knowles and 3 others

Occupation: Plantation owner
Managed by: Ashley Odell
Last Updated:

About Hannah Knowles (Campbell)

Hannah (Campbell) Knowles was born in 1745 at an unknown birthplace. On October 7, 1777, she became the second wife of James Knowles through a ceremony at Christ Church, Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas.

With James, Hannah had eight children:

  • Alexander
  • Charles
  • Joseph
  • Mary (married surname: Rattray), b. 1782, d. 1856
  • George Richard, b. February 12, 1786
  • William
  • Esther (Hopton)
  • Abraham
  • Ann Susannah (Rahming)

After her husband's death, Hannah continued to run the family's plantation. In 1822, she reported having 34 people enslaved; in 1825, she reported having 32.

Hannah died in 1828, at The Crossing, Long Island, The Bahamas.

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Hannah Knowles (Campbell)'s Timeline

October 7, 1777
Age 32
Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
December 2, 1782
Age 37
The Crossing, Long Island, The Bahamas
Age 37
The Bahamas
February 12, 1786
Age 41
The Bahamas
Age 83
The Crossing, Long Island, The Bahamas