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Dorothy Knowlton

Female 1765 -


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  • Name Dorothy Knowlton  [1
    Born 18 Mar 1765  East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I6142  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2017 

    Father Roswell Knowlton,   b. 15 Jul 1735, East Haddam, Middlesex, Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1806, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Ann Dutton,   b. Abt Jun 1741, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1785, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1760  Colchester, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F879  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Joshua Whitney,   b. 23 Dec 1757, Willington, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1797, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1781  Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Anna Whitney,   b. Abt 1782, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, De Witt, Clinton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. William Whitney,   b. 22 Feb 1784, , , , Conneticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1859, Norwich, Windsor, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Joshua Whitney,   b. Abt 1786, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph Whitney,   b. Abt 1795, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lucinda Whitney,   b. Abt 1790, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Electa Whitney
     7. Dorothy Whitney,   b. Abt 1788, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Unknown Whitney,   b. Abt Sep 1797, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1798, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     9. Betsy Whitney
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F1890  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ezekiel Hartshorn 
    Married 19 Aug 1802  Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F1967  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • REF: Births, deaths 1734 - 1789. Births, marriages and intentions, deaths 1773 - 1880 [Belchertown, Massachusetts], p 120, FHL film # 186140
      Belchertown April 23, 1803
      In obedience to law I record minutes (?) of the following marriages by me Solomon ?
      1802 Ezekial Hartshorn antiar(?) of Havorhill
      August 19 and resident in Hadley
      Dorothy Whitney relict of Joshua Whitney
      of Belchertown

      Land Records
      Dorothy sold land to Book Page Date Character Location
      Reuben Thayer 22 60 1804 War. Bel.

    • Did Dorothy have a sister named Asenath who married Asa Wilson on Dec 14, 1780 in Belchertown by the same minister (Rev Justus Forward) that married she and Joshua?
      REF: Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016).
      https://www.americanancestors.org/DB190/i/14506/40/38829041

  • Sources 
    1. [S209] East Haddam Births, Marriages, Deaths, Town Clerk, (FamilySearch.com), 212 (Reliability: 3), 27 Oct 2017.
      Dorothey daughter of Rosel & Anna Knowlton Mar 18, 1765

    2. [S209] East Haddam Births, Marriages, Deaths, Town Clerk, (FamilySearch.com), 212 (Reliability: 3), 27 Oct 2017.
      Vol 7, 5
      Rosel Knowlton and Anna Dutton were married Apr 15, 1760

    3. [S248] Early Connecticut Marriages, Bailey, Frederic W. , (Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997) (Reliability: 3), 27 Oct 2017.
      Roswell Knowlton & Ann Dutton Apr - 1760

    4. [S165] Belchertown, MA Church Records, FHL Film # 1862889 Item 1., p 243 Record of Marriages continued.
      1781 June 14 Joshua Whitney and Dorothy Knowlton of B.

    5. [S221] Massachusetts, Hampshire, Belchertown, "Vital Records, Corbin Collection Volume1: Records of Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008)", p 48.
      [P. 120] by Justus Forward
      Aug. 19 1802, Ezekiel Hartshorn, a native of Haverhill resident in Hadley, Dorathy Whitney, relict of Joshua Whitney of Belchertown
      Attest Eleazer Clark Town Clerk