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Margery Knowlton (Goodhue)

Also Known As: "Knowlton"
Birthdate: (36)
Birthplace: Ipswich, Essex, MA
Death: Died in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dea. Joseph Goodhue and Sarah Goodhue
Wife of Thomas Knowlton, of Ipswich
Mother of Robert Knowlton; Marjery Knowlton; Joseph Knowlton; Deborah Adams and Marjery Dodge
Sister of Mary Norton; William Goodhue; Sarah Wipple Kimball; Elizabeth Estey; John Goodhue and 4 others
Half sister of Joseph Goodhue; Benjamin Goodhue and Samuel Boyton Goodhue

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About Margery Knowlton

'Margery (Goodhue) Knowlton (abt. 1670 - aft. 1704)

Margery "Sarah" Knowlton formerly Goodhue

Born about 1670 in Ipswich, Massachusetts


Daughter of Joseph Goodhue and Sarah (Whipple) Goodhue

Sister of Mary (Goodhue) Norton, William Goodhue, Elisabeth (Goodhue) Estey,

Sarah Whipple (Dooghue) (?) Kimball, Susanna (Goodhue) Kimball,

John Goodhue, Hannah Goodhue, Ebenezer Goodhue [half] and Samuel Goodhue [half]

Wife of Thomas Knowlton — married 9 Dec 1692 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts


Mother of Ezekiel Knowlton, Robert Knowlton and Joseph Knowlton Sr.

Died after 1704 [location unknown]

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Margery Goodhue, wife of Thomas Knowlton[1] (1662-1750), was born about 1670 in Ipswich, Mass. to Deacon Joseph G. Goodhue and Sarah Whipple. Margery died August 18, 1698, and was buried August 23, 1698 in Ipswich. Their son Robert Knowlton was born September 7, 1693. I see no mention of an "Ezekiel", although there were six other children.[2]


9 DEC 1692 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

Husband: Thomas Knowlton

Child: Robert Knowlton

Child: Ezekiel Knowlton


Goodhue, Jonathan. History and Genealogy of the Goodhue Family in England and America to the Year 1890 (E. R. Andrews, Rochester, NY, 1891) Page 14 Knowlton Mailing List, Descendants of William Knowlton, viewed 23 March 1999 Footnotes

↑ Goodhue ↑ Via the private messaging system on by J. Goodhue, February 2013.

Source: Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts: With a History of Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 3 (Google eBook) by Ellery Bicknell Crane

First wife of Thomas Knowlton son of William Knowlton III. They married December 9 1692. Margery died August 23 1698/99.

Margery Goodhue was a granddaughter of Deacon William Goodhue a prominent citizen of Ipswich and one of the earliest settlers. He was deputy to the general court in 1666 67 73 76 80 81 83. For resisting illegal taxation he was imprisoned by Governor Andros. Margery Goodhue's father was Joseph who married Sarah Whipple daughter of Elder John Whipple who died in Ipswich 1683 leaving an estate of three thousand pounds. Margery's grandfather was a soldier in the colonial wars and a descendant of William Whipple who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a brigadier general at the capture of General Burgoyne.

Children of Thomas and Margery Goodhue Knowlton were

  1. Robert born September 7 1693 married Hannah Robinson November 21 1717
  2. Marjery born August 27 1694 died same day
  3. Marjery born March 25 1695 married Jabez Dodge November 25 1718
  4. Joseph born March 9 1696/97
  5. Deborah born December 31 1697/98

She was the second wife of Thomas Knowlton (William, William, William). They married in 1702.

Children of Thomas and Marjery Carier Knowlton were

  1. Abraham born April 30 1703, married Martha Lamson January 16 1734
  2. Sarah born March 5 1705, married John Woodbury April 2 1723
  3. Ezekiel born March 5 1707, married Susannah Morgan 1728
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Margery Knowlton's Timeline

May 13, 1662
Ipswich, Essex, MA
September 7, 1693
Age 31
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
August 27, 1694
Age 32
Ipswich, Essex, MA
March 25, 1695
Age 32
Ipswich, Essex , Mass.
March 9, 1696
Age 33
Ipswich, Essex, MA
August 23, 1698
Age 36
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
December 31, 1698
Age 36
Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts