Twelfth Generation

3498. Richard Knowles203 was born on 17 September 1614 in Lancashire, England.214,215 He lived in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Plymouth) on 2 January 1637/8.216 He died between 1670 and 1675 at the age of 56 in Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable).214,215,216 John KNOWLES
Mary\Mercy KNOWLES
Mehitable KNOWLES
James KNOWLES Ruth Bower and Richard Knowles were married on 15 August 1639 in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Plymouth).117,214,215,216

3499. Ruth Bower203 was born in 1620 in Braithwell, England.217 She died in 1687 at the age of 67 in Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable).214,215,217

Children were:


John Knowles was born in 1640 in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Plymouth).175,214 He died on 3 June 1675 at the age of 35 in Taunton, Massachusetts (Bristol).214,218 Killed by Indians. "John Knowles was here before 1670, and settled at Tonset. It is believed that he was the son of the Rev. John Knowles, who came to this country about 1660, who remained a few years as a minister, but returned and settled in England. In 1674 he wrote a letter to Governor Leverett, in which he expressed a strong interest in the prosperity of the College and in the affairs of New England generally. John married Apphia, daughter of John Bangs, and had three sons, Edward, John and Samuel. Edward married Ann Ridley, and had two sons, Thomas and Edward. The last married Sarah Mayo, and had two sons, Samuel and Edward. Samuel died 1751. Thomas Knowles, son of Samuel, died 1760. Edward was a deacon of the church, and died 1740. He had two sons, Elijah Knowles, Esq., the father of the late Harding Knowles, Esq., and John, who was the father of Col. Willard Knowles. The last was the father of Capt. Winslow and Mr. James H. Knowles."



Mary "Mercy" Knowles-35641.


James Knowles175 was born on 4 November 1648 in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Middlesex).220 He died before 10 October 1678 at the age of 29.175


Ruth Knowles died on 28 August 1714 in Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable).175 She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Middlesex).175



Samuel Knowles-39261.


Mehitable Knowles117 was born on 20 May 1653 in Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable).117,175 She died after 1721 at the age of 68 in Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable).175


Barbara Knowles was born on 28 September 1656 in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Plymouth).214,218 She died on 15 February 1715 at the age of 58 in Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable).214,218 Death 23 Feb 1714/15 per Knowles family.