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Deacon Thomas Knowlton

Deacon Thomas Knowlton

Male 1607 - 1692  (85 years)

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  • Name Deacon Thomas Knowlton 
    Title Deacon 
    Born 1607  Uxbridge, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 03 Apr 1692  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2637  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2018 

    Father Robert Knowlton,   b. , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1634/35, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary ?,   b. , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1621 
    Married Abt 1605  , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1068  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary Smith,   b. Abt 1634, , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1688, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 17 May 1682  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1077  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Susannah ?,   d. 1680 
    Married Abt 1642 
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1687  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Deacon Thomas Knowlton death record
    Deacon Thomas Knowlton death record
    Deacon Thos Knowlton died April ye 3rd 1692
    Thomas Knowlton baptism record
    Thomas Knowlton baptism record
    26 Apr 1607
    St Margaret, Uxbridge Hillingdon, Middlesex, England
    Father Robti Knolton
    William Knowlton Probate
Thomas Knowlton (brother) filing in 1691
    William Knowlton Probate Thomas Knowlton (brother) filing in 1691
    Took in his brother's family and helped raise the 7 children
    Includes Thomas' signature
    Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Essex County, Probate Records, Knowlton, S-Lasey, L, 1828-1991 Image 35
    Deacon Thomas Knowlton gift deed to Thomas Knowlton 1688
    Deacon Thomas Knowlton gift deed to Thomas Knowlton 1688
    3 Dec 1688
    "Massachusetts Land Records, 1620-1986," images, FamilySearch
    Essex > Deeds 1694-1697 vol 10-11 > images 264/5; county courthouses and offices, Massachusetts. Vol 11, pp36-7
    Deacon Thomas Knowlton gift deed to Thomas Knowlton 1688
    Deacon Thomas Knowlton gift deed to Thomas Knowlton 1688
    Page 2

  • Notes 
    • MARRIAGE: Mary Smith
      Title: NEHG Register: Thomas Smith of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Volume:
      Volume 142
      Abbrev: Thomas Smith of Ipswich, Massa
      Author: Threlfall, J. B.
      Publication: January 1988
      Page: 55

    • Church Records
      Thomas Knowlton was Deacon at the Ipswich Church from 1667 to 1678

    • Land Records
      Source Information
      Title: Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
      Author: Thomas Franklin Waters
      Publisher: The Ipswich Historical Society
      Publisher Date: 1905
      Publisher Location: Ipswich, Massachusetts
      p421
      Humphrey Bradstreet sold his house and land to Deacon Thomas Knowlton, shoemaker, 1646 (Ipswich Deeds 5:338)

    • Town Records
      Source Information
      Title: Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
      Author: Thomas Franklin Waters
      Publisher: The Ipswich Historical Society
      Publisher Date: 1905
      Publisher Location: Ipswich, Massachusetts
      p93
      2 Dec 1679, Deacon Knowlton and John Knowlton, Sen. listed as Selectmen (allowed to vote in Town affairs).
      p93-6
      13 Feb 1678
      List of names who have right of commonage: Deacon Knowlton


  • Sources 
    1. [S260] Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Thomas Franklin Waters, (The Ipswich Historical Society, 1905), 83 (Reliability: 3), 28 Jan 2018.
      ""The Cordwainers" as the men of the awl and lapstone were called, were quite a numerous body, and they were men of quality too: Dea Thomas Knowlton, ... Nathaniel Knowlton ..."