William Knowles, Sr.

Male 1799 - 1862  (63 years)


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  • Name William Knowles 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 6 May 1799  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer  [1
    Died 5 Jul 1862  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • intestate...
    Buried Mount Pisgah Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2047  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2017 

    Father John William Knowles,   b. 4 Jul 1749, Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1838, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Hanna "Molly" Preston,   b. (CIRCA 1750), (Ballymena) County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1821, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Mar 1770  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F4447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Diana Swindle,   b. 1801, Hyde County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 1817  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. John Knowles,   b. 0___ 1818, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. FNU Knowles,   b. 0___ 1820, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William B. Knowles,   b. 0___ 1822, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1898, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     4. Cason Swindle Knowles,   b. 15 May 1827, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1881, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     5. Peter B. Knowles,   b. 0Jun 1832, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. IN 1860'S, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Thomas Knowles,   b. 0___ 1835, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1861, Huntersville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     7. Jasper A. Knowles,   b. 15 May 1839, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1921, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     8. Sarah Knowles,   b. 0___ 1841, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1878, (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     9. James Knox Polk Knowles,   b. 3 Mar 1846, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1918, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F771  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Denton,   b. 21 Apr 1815, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1891, (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1852  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
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    Children 
     1. Holland Denton Knowles,   b. 0___ 1853, (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1921, (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     2. Mary Knowles,   b. 0___ 1859, (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1865, (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F7167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1799 - Fairfax County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1817 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Feb 1852 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1862 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Pisgah Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S75] 1850 White County,TN Census,transcribed from microfilm,by Peggy Allison,1981., p. 84 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S53010] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29653267.

    3. [S12986] "Elizabeth Condrey (abt. 1780 - 1850)", Profile, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Condrey-25, abstracted by David A. Hennes.

    4. [S58] "The Families of White County,Tennessee in 1860", enumerated & notated by, p. 35 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1087] "Passons' Family Connections", written & compiled by Patricia S. Short Makris,, p. 358.

    6. [S50] "The Other Bunch",by Sharon Almas Swindell,3875 Silver Birch,, p. 12.

    7. [S48373] http://yeahpot.com/swindell/swindellfamily.html.

    8. [S4206] "White County,TN Oldest Marriage Book:1809-1859", compiled by J. Sharon, p. 39 (Reliability: 3).