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Thomas Knowlton

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Ipswich, Essex, Massachusets
Death: September 25, 1730 (60)
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of William Knowlton, III and Susannah Knowlton
Husband of Margery Knowlton and Margery Knowlton
Father of Robert Knowlton; Marjery Knowlton; Joseph Knowlton; Deborah Adams; Marjery Dodge and 4 others
Brother of Sarah Knowlton and Joseph Knowlton

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About Thomas Knowlton, of Ipswich

Thomas Knowlton son of William Knowlton III was born in Ipswich 1667. He married Margery Goodhue December 9 1692 and second 1702 Mary Coy (or Margery Carter). His first wife 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

Children of Thomas and Marjery Coy or Carter 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
  4. Rachel

'Thomas Knowlton (1662 - 1750)

Thomas Knowlton

Born 19 May 1662 in Wenham, Essex Co., Massachusetts[uncertain]


Son of John Knowlton Jr. and Deborah (Grant) Knowlton

Brother of Samuel Knowlton [half], John Knowlton, Nathaniel Knowlton, Elizabeth Knowlton,

Catherine Knowlton [half], Deborah Knowlton [half], Robert Knowlton [half],

Susannah Knowlton [half], Ephraim Knowlton [half],

Abraham Knowlton [half] and Ezekiel Knowlton Sr [half]

Husband of Margery (Goodhue) Knowlton —

married 9 Dec 1692 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

Husband of Mary Coy —

married 6 Jun 1706 in Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachusetts


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

Died 4 Feb 1750 in Massachusetts

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9 DEC 1692 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts[1]

Wife: Margery Goodhue

Child: Robert Knowlton

Child: Ezekiel Knowlton

6 JUN 1706 Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachusetts

Wife: Mary Coy

Hamlet (?)[1]


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 MillerMiller, Hugh Darrell, comp. Manuscript. Genealogy: Ethel Peters Miller/Hugh Darrell Miller (1985) copy in possession of author Footnotes

↑ 1.0 1.1 Knowlton

From "Errata and addenda to Dr. Stocking's History and Genealogy of the Knowltons in England and America"

"Thomas b. May 19, 1662. Erase " m. Hannah Carter, 1683." No record found of such marriage. Thomas (38), History, page 25, is one and the same person as this (21) Thomas. He m. ist Margery Goodhue of Ipswich, Dec. 2 (not 9), 1692, in Watertown, Mass. ; m. 2d Mary Coy, dau. of John and Elizabeth Coy of Beverly; pub. May 18, m. June 6, 1706. His family is given in History, page 32, under wrong No. t^?}. Corrected statement, Errata, page 32."

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Thomas Knowlton, of Ipswich's Timeline

May 11, 1670
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusets
September 7, 1693
Age 23
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
August 27, 1694
Age 24
Ipswich, Essex, MA
March 25, 1695
Age 24
Ipswich, Essex , Mass.
March 9, 1696
Age 25
Ipswich, Essex, MA
December 31, 1698
Age 28
Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts
April 30, 1703
Age 32
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 5, 1705
Age 34