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William Knowlton1    10th great grandfather
b. circa 1615, d. 1655, #2914
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Father   **William Knowlton b. circa 1584, d. 1639
Mother   **Ann Elizabeth Smith b. circa 1600

Birth circa 1615 William was born circa 1615 at Chiswick, Kent, England.1

ca 1639



His father, William,  was part owner of vessel on which family came to America. He was a non-conformist and the vessel sailed quietly without formal clearance, as oath of loyalty was required for clearance.  His father died on this trip.

Marriage 10 January 1641 William Knowlton married Elizabeth Balch 10 January 1641. Their children:
Thomas Knowlton b: 1641
William Knowlton b: 1643
John Knowlton b: 1646
Samuel Knowlton b: 1647
Benjamin Knowlton b: 1649
Joseph Knowlton b: 1651
Mary Knowlton b: 1653 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts.1

Death 1655 William died in 1655 at Ipswich, at Essex county, at Massachusetts.1   He was a bricklayer.

William died young, leaving his children in the care of his brother, Deacon Thomas Knowlton of First Church. Thomas sent William's boys to school, took some to live with him, was appointed administrator of Wm's estate." 2

Family **Elizabeth Balch   b. circa 1620, d. 1653
Child  1. **Mary Knowlton+ b. c 1653, d. a 1699

Citations
  1. [S1308] Download, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=fcmitche11&id=I59175 Frank Mitchell.
  2. http://www.customchambermusic.com/calistri-yeh/Genealogy/database/db-book/d14.htm#P401

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