Hiram Sylvester Knowles

Male 1807 - 1879  (72 years)


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  • Name Hiram Sylvester Knowles 
    Born 28 Jan 1807  Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer  [2
    Died 24 Mar 1879  Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • of pneumonia...
    Buried College Mound Cemetery, Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I15512  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2014 

    Father James Knowles,   b. Abt 1778, (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1846, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Nancy Harris,   b. Abt 1778, (Hyde County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1850, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married (ABT 1806  (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Swindle,   b. 7 May 1805, (Hyde County, North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1838, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 0___ 1825  (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Jane Knowles,   b. 0___ 1829, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F8435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jan 1807 - Commonwealth of Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 0___ 1825 - (White County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1879 - Kaufman County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - College Mound Cemetery, Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 26 Mar 2006:

      14 Aug 2009: Death Place:http://genforum.genealogy.com/preston/messages/2940.html

      http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?swindell::knowles::2021.html

      Home: Surnames: Knowles Family Genealogy Forum


      Re: Hiram KNOWLES (1807-1860) VA>TN>MO
      Posted by: Jane H. Crowley (ID *****5456) janeer@aol.com
      Date: July 02, 2005 at 11:09:46
      In Reply to: Hiram KNOWLES (1807-1860) VA>TN>MO by Tonja Cunningham of 2096

      Here is the complete family of Hiram Knowles.

      Descendants of Hiram Knowles

      1 Hiram KNOWLES b: January 28, 1807 in VA d: March 24, 1879 in Madison Co., MO or TX
      +Elena SWINDELL m: 1825
      2 Jane KNOWLES b: Abt. 1829 in White Co., TN
      +George W. SWINDLE m: August 19, 1848 in White Co., TN src: White County TN marriage records
      2 George C. KNOWLES b: June 01, 1830 in White Co., TN d: April 02, 1876 in Sarcoxie, Jasper Co., MS
      +Mary E. UNKNOWN b: February 22, 1840 in Madison Co., MO d: September 07, 1918 in Sarcoxie, Jasper Co., MS
      2 Micajah H. KNOWLES b: 1832
      +Malinda ROBERTS? b: 1836
      2 Elena F. KNOWLES b: 1834
      2 Male KNOWLES b: Abt. 1836
      *2nd Wife of Hiram KNOWLES:
      +Mary E. GIBBS b: February 20, 1817 in TN m: November 28, 1838 in White Co., TN src: White County TN marriage records d: March 20, 1891 in Kaufman Co., TX
      2 Mary Frances KNOWLES b: 1841
      +Christian E. WILLIAMS m: November 24, 1867 in Bollinger Co., MO
      2 James M. KNOWLES b: 1842
      +Laura M. WILLSON b: 1852 m: October 27, 1869 in Bollinger Co., MO
      2 Eleanor C. KNOWLES b: 1844
      2 William Burr KNOWLES b: 1848
      +Sarah Jane WILLIAMS m: February 29, 1872 in Madison Co., MO
      2 Sarah E. KNOWLES b: 1849
      +George W. SHARROCK m: October 28, 1869 in Madison Co., MO
      2 Permelia Cornelia KNOWLES b: 1855
      2 Hiram R. KNOWLES b: 1859

      23 Mar 2011

      findagrave.com:

      "Birth: Jan. 28, 1807
      Death: Mar. 24, 1879

      Married Didama Green 12-14-1826
      Married Mary Ella Gibbs 11-28-1836


      Burial:
      College Mound Cemetery
      Terrell
      Kaufman County
      Texas, USA "



      [3]
    • Hiram Knowles was born in the State of Virginia, January 28, 1807, and as a child moved with his parents to the State of Tennessee;he professed religion, and joined the Methodist Church while quite young. He moved to Madison County, MO. in 1854, and to Kaufman Co., TX in 1878.

      Died of pneumonia, near Terrell, Kaufman Co., TX., March 24, 1879. Through a long and eventful life he served the church as a leader and exhorter. His life was full of Christian triumphs and his end was glorious.

      O. P. Thomas [7]
    • Two generations only. Let me know if you want more.

      Descendants of Elena Didama Swindell Green

      1 Elena Didama Swindell Green b: May 7, 1805 d: July 22, 1838 in White Co., TN Burial: 1838 White Co., TN
      +Hiram Sylvester Knowles b: January 28, 1807 in VA m: December 14, 1826 in White Co., TN d: March 24, 1879 in Kaufman Co., TX Burial: 1879 College Mound Cemetery, Terrell, Kaufman Co., TX
      2 Jane Knowles b: 1827 in White Co., TN
      +George Washington Swindle m: August 19, 1848 in White Co., TN
      2 George C. Knowles b: June 1, 1830 in White Co., TN d: April 2, 1876 in Sarcoxie, Jasper Co., MO Burial: 1876 Sarcoxie, Jasper Co., MO
      +Unknown
      *2nd Wife of George C. Knowles:
      +Mary C. Helterbrand Avery b: February 22, 1840 in Madison Co., Mo m: August 8, 1867 in Sarcoxie, Jasper Co., MO d: September 7, 1918 in Sarcoxie, Jasper Co. Mo Burial: 1918 Sarcoxie, Jasper Co. Mo
      2 Micajah Harris Knowles b: February 24, 1832 in White Co., TN d: October 5, 1903 in Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX Burial: 1903 Wilson Chapel Cemetery, Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX
      +Malinda Roberts Iron b: February 1, 1835 in TN m: April 6, 1854 d: Abt. 1861 Burial: 1861
      *2nd Wife of Micajah Harris Knowles:
      +Chlora Monserose Long b: 1835 in NC m: Abt. 1865 in White Co., TN d: 1871 in IL Burial: 1871
      *3rd Wife of Micajah Harris Knowles:
      +Sarah M. Tinnin b: April 18, 1839 in Madison Co., MO m: November 20, 1871 in Bollinger Co., MO d: September 9, 1893 in Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX Burial: 1893 Wilson Chapel Cemetery, Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX
      2 Elena F. Knowles b: 1834 in White Co., TN
      2 Male Knowles b: Abt. 1836


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      Hello Jane.



      I am hoping that you can tell me abut her antecedents. Please advise and



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  • Sources 
    1. [S58] "The Families of White County,Tennessee in 1860", enumerated & notated by, p. 121 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S75] 1850 White County,TN Census,transcribed from microfilm,by Peggy Allison,1981., p. 80 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S52616] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=knowles&GSfn=hiram&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1879&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=54.

    4. [S50] "The Other Bunch",by Sharon Almas Swindell,3875 Silver Birch,, p. 128 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S43181] "Passons' Family Connections", written & compiled by Patricia S. Short Makris,, p. 358.

    6. [S58] "The Families of White County,Tennessee in 1860", enumerated & notated by, p.43 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S52618] http://boards.ancestrylibrary.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.madison/998/mb.ashx.

    8. [S52676] Jane Hembree Crowley | a KNOWLES family historian | 28 Dec 2013 | janecr@aol.com.