James A. Knowles

Male 1817 - 1888  (71 years)


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  • Name James A. Knowles 
    Born 19 Mar 1817  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer  [2
    Died 31 Aug 1888  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • intestate
    Buried Mount Pisgah Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I6834  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 11 May 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 Matilda Webb,   b. 13 Sep 1817, Rutherford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1854, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1837  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jeremiah Knowles,   b. 0___ 1838, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1864, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     2. Jane Knowles,   b. 29 Apr 1840, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1927, (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. John Fletcher Knowles,   b. 6 Jan 1842, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1930, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Nancy Knowles,   b. 0___ 1844, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (1863), (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Knowles,   b. 0___ 1847, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1900, (White County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F2516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1817 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Mar 1837 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1888 - 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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  • Notes 
    • 3 Sep 2007

      Emailed by Kathy Tindle;

      Transcribed by Tara Mitchell Mielnik mielnikcpa@bellsouth.net

      KNOWLES Bible

      Notes on Bible: Fair Condition. Cover has been wrapped in material. First pages are missing, begins with Genesis Chapter 11. Family Record pages found between Old and
      New Testament.

      Family Record: (handwriting on this page all the same; possibly James A. Knowles?)

      James A. Knowles was born March the 19 1817
      Matilda Knowles was born September the 13 day 1817
      Jeremiah Knowles was born May the 23 day 1838
      Jane Knowles who was born April the 29 day 1840
      John F. Knowles who was born January 6 day 1842
      Nancy Knowles who was born Febuary 25 day 1844
      Sery(?) (Sarah) Knowles who was born July the 20 day 1847
      Mary (Ida?) Knowles who was born Augus 23 day 1850

      page 2: "Births" (handwritings differ on this page)

      Elisha --- Knowles who was born September the 23 day 1852
      Elizabeth Carthabine Knowles was born 3 day of November 1838(?) [believe middle
      name is Catherine]
      Corbine Knowles was born 15 day of September 1821 [first name is Caroline?]
      [Wesley?] P Knowles was born the 29 day of May 1858
      James M. Knowles was born the 3 day of December 1860
      Ligd(?) --- Knowles was born the 12 day of April 1863 [believe this is Eliza/Eliza Ann]
      Wilburn J Knowles was born 13 day of Sept. 1865 [listed elsewhere as William]
      Joseph A. Knowles was born January 25 1868

      page 3: "Marriages"

      James A. Knowles and Matilda Knowles was mared the 9 day of March 1837
      James A. Knowles and C Corbine Knowles was mared the 3 day of December 1855
      Jane Knowles was mared the 8 day of May 1856
      Nancy Knowles was mared the 3 day of May 1860
      Jeremiah Knowles was maried January 25 1860
      J.F. Knowles and Nelly was Married Aug 2nd 1866
      Sarah Knowles and J.A. Ward was Married September 25th 1870

      Page 4: "Deaths"

      Matilda Knowles Dide the 27 day of October 1854
      Nancy Humphrey died the 6 day of Aprile 1863
      Jeremiah Knowles died April the 30 1864
      comments in [brackets] reflect known information published in "The Other Bunch" and
      Knowles genealogy

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] "The Other Bunch",by Sharon Almas Swindell,3875 Silver Birch,, p. 130 (Reliability: 3).

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

    3. [S74] "Cemeteries of White County,TN", compiled by Mrs. H. K. Renfrow, (Reliability: 3).

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