Dea. Ezekiel Knowlton

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Ezekiel Knowlton

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Ipswich or, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: March 14, 1774 (67)
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Knowlton, of Ipswich and Margery Knowlton
Husband of Susannah Knowlton
Father of Mary Knowlton; Susanna Wheelock; Deborah Bigelow; Ezekiel Knowlton; Luke Knowlton and 4 others
Brother of Sarah Woodbury; Rachel Knowlton and Abraham Knowlton
Half brother of Robert Knowlton; Marjery Knowlton; Joseph Knowlton; Deborah Adams and Marjery Dodge

Occupation: Carpenter, farmer
Managed by: Mark Charles Woodward
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About Dea. Ezekiel Knowlton ( Last modified 18 May 2017 | Last edit:18 May 2017)

Deacon Ezekiel Knowlton son of Thomas Knowlton 4 was born March 5 1707 died March 4 1774 He married Susannah Morgan daughter of Captain and Susannah Pitts Morgan both born in England Captain Morgan died on the voyage over Deacon Knowlton removed from Manchester Massachusetts to Shrewsbury in 1731 He was deacon there from 1743 to 1774 His wife died March 17 1784 Their children all born in Shrewsbury were

  1. Mary born May 16 1731
  2. Susannah April 19 1733 married Gershom Wheelock
  3. Deborah December 23 1734 married Jabez Bigelow
  4. Ezekiel May 11 1736 married Anna Miles
  5. Luke October 28 1738 married Sarah Holland
  6. William April 29 1741 see forward
  7. Sarah January 28 1745
  8. Margery June 1 1747
  9. Captain Thomas April 27 1750

Source: Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts by Ellery Bicknell Crane. Lewis Pub., 1907

See also this thread, apparently there is a DNA group for the Knowlton family:

Links ( Last modified 18 May 2017 | Last edit:18 May 2017)

'Ezekiel Knowlton (1707 - 1774)

Ezekiel Knowlton

Born 10 Jun 1707 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay, New England


Son of Thomas Knowlton and Mary Coy

Brother of Ezekiel Knowlton [half], Robert Knowlton [half] and Joseph Knowlton Sr. [half]

Husband of Susannah (Morgan) Knowlton —

married 29 Sep 1728 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts


Father of Mary Knowlton, Susannah (Knowlton) Wheelock, Deborah (Knowlton) Bigelow,

Ezekiel Knowlton, Luke Knowlton, William Knowlton, Sarah (Knowlton) Simonds,

Marjery (Knowlton) Bigelow and Thomas Knowlton

Died 14 Mar 1774 in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay, New England

Profile manager: Pete Robbins [send private message]

Knowlton-310 created 15 Aug 2011 | Last modified 18 May 2017 | Last edit:18 May 2017

07:04: Dana Burns edited the Biography for Ezekiel Knowlton. [Thank Dana for this]

'Categories: Gedcom cleanup required | Roxbury, Massachusetts | Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.


Deacon Ezekiel and Susannah (Morgan) Knowlton were dismissed

from the church in Manchester Mass to that in Shrewsbury in 1731.

He was Deacon of the Shrewsbury church from 1743-1774.

At a church meeting called to settle a pastor, March 2, 1762

was made chairman of a committee to extend a call to Rev. Joseph Sumner,

and on May 19th following he prepared Articles of Discipline to bind pastor and people.

He was Selectman from 1743-49.

From The History of the Knowltons in England and America

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Dea. Ezekiel Knowlton's Timeline

March 5, 1707
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
May 16, 1731
Age 24
Shrewsbury, Worcester, MA, United States
April 19, 1733
Age 26
Shrewsbury, Worcester, MA, United States
December 23, 1734
Age 27
Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
May 1, 1736
Age 29
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
October 24, 1738
Age 31
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
April 29, 1741
Age 34
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
January 28, 1745
Age 37
June 1, 1747
Age 40