Rev. John Knowles

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John Knowles

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Birthplace: Lancashire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died
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Son of William Knowles and Grace Knowles (Clavell)
Husband of nn Bills and Elizabeth Knowles (Willis)
Father of Richard Knowles

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About Rev. John Knowles

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Rev. John Knowles, immigrant ancestor, was born in Lincolnshire, England, and educated at Magdalen College. He came to New England about 1636 and was admitted to the church as a “studyent” in Lynn, August 25, 1639; was dismissed to the church at Watertown and ordained colleague pastor, November 10, 1640; was a godly man and prime scholar; was selected to accompany Mr. William Thompson to Virginia in the effort to plant churches of the New England type there. He returned from Virginia to Watertown and finally to England. He sold land to the Iron Works Company at Lynn, October 24, 1651. He was living in Bristol, England, March 30, 1655, when he sold more land at Lynn. He married Elizabeth. Children: Richard (according to good authority), mentioned elsewhere; Mary, born April 9, 1641; Elizabeth, May 15, 1643; Hannah, married Benjamin Eyres.

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Rev. John Knowles's Timeline

1596
November 1, 1596
Lancashire, England, (Present UK)
1613
1613
Age 16
Probably Lancashire, England, (Present UK)
1614
September 17, 1614
Age 17
Lancashire, England, (Present UK)
1685
1685
Age 88
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