Thomas Green Knowlton, Jr.

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Thomas Green Knowlton, Jr.

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Birthplace: Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
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Son of Thomas Knowlton and Hannah Carter Knowlton
Husband of Susannah Knowlton and Mercy Knowlton
Father of Thomas Knowlton, III; Lucy Holmes; Susannah Knowlton; Lucy Holmes; Margery Knowlton and 1 other
Brother of Hannah Baldwin; Robert Knowlton; Ebenezer Knowlton; Ephraim Knowlton; Zerubabel Knowlton and 3 others

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About Thomas Green Knowlton, Jr.

Thomas and his first wife, Mercy, had :

  1. Mercy, born August 7, 1694. m. John Bates, November 30, 1714.

Thomas Green's wife Mercy diedAugust 23, 1694, and Thomas married second Susannah and had :

  1. Susannah, born March 14, 1698
  2. Thomas, born March 31, 1699; married Susannah Cone on December 24, 1724
  3. Lucy, bap. December ?, 1705; married Thomas Holmes on June 9, 1732

Thomas Green's wife Susannah died 1708, and Thomas married third Sarah Benjamin, of Norwich, Connecticut on December 31, 1708, and had:

  1. Hannah, bap. December 7, 1712. d. young
  2. Hannah, bap. September 4, 1715

Thomas, 3d, was born in Ipswich, Mass., removed to Norwich, Conn., after Mercy's death, and bought a farm in East Haddam, Conn., March 20, 1 705, in the deed of which he is designated as Thomas Knowlton, Junr., of Norwich. At the General Assembly holden at Hartford, May 9, 1706. he was commissioned lieutenant of the Train Band in East Haddam, "on the east side of the great river." This Thomas has frequently been supposed to have been the son of William (3), and the Thomas who married Marjery Goodhue has been considered the son of Thomas and Hannah Gieen. This joint the historian settled by finding a document of which the following is an extract (Saleir Records) :

"July 2, 1692. Thomas Knowlton, son of William Knowlton to his son Thomas, Shoemaker, gives his parlor new chamber, a part of his cellar, and the privilege of using water from the well pump. May 26, 1698. "* * * that y c sd Thomas Knowlton Senr & Thomas Knowlton Junr. his Sonne, and Benjamin Baldwin of Woburn and Mary Knowlton of sd Ipswich, children of sd Thomas Sent and y e sc Thomas Senr as Guardian to his two other children, viz Ebenezei &. Patience, for & in consideration of y e summe of 14.7 pounds to them payd and Secured by ( ) by Joseph Cliffe of sd. Ipswich clothier yc receipt whereof they ye sd Thomas Senr & Thomas Junr & Mary & Thomas Senr as Guardian aforesd doth acknowledge themselves therewith fully satisfied therewith S: doe therefore hereby fully acquit y e sd Cliffe for evi have withe y e consent of their now wives viz, Hannah y" now wife of sc Thomas Senr and Susanna y e now wife of sd Thomas, Junr, and Hannah y e now wife of y e sd Benjamin " &c.

This, then, settles the parentage of Thomas, who m. Mercy and Susannah, and a!so the parentage of his sisters, Mary and Patience.

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Thomas Green Knowlton, Jr.'s Timeline

1662
May 19, 1662
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1694
March 25, 1694
Age 31
Ipswich, Essex, MA
1698
March 14, 1698
Age 35
1699
March 5, 1699
Age 36
Ipswich, Essex, MA
March 31, 1699
Age 36
East Haddam, Connecticut, United States
1705
December 1705
Age 43
1750
February 4, 1750
Age 87
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
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Windsor, Connecticut
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