Person:Richard Knowles (3)

Richard Knowles
b.17 Sep 1614 Lancashire, England
  1. Richard Knowles1614 - Bet 1670-1675
  • HRichard Knowles1614 - Bet 1670-1675
  • WRuth Bowers1616 - 1687
m. 15 Aug 1639
  1. John Knowles1640 - 1675
  2. Mercy KnowlesAbt 1645 - Bef 1695
  3. James Knowles1648 - Bef 1678
  4. Ruth KnowlesAbt 1650 - 1714
  5. Samuel Knowles1651 - 1737
  6. Mehitable Knowles1653 - Aft 1721
  7. Barbara Knowles1656 - 1714/15
Facts and Events
Name Richard Knowles
Gender Male
Birth[2] 17 Sep 1614 Lancashire, England
Marriage 15 Aug 1639 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesto Ruth Bowers
Death[1] Bet 1670-1675 Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

THE KNOWLES FAMILY of EASTHAM MA (C T Libby, 1925S1): Was first in the Plymouth records in 1638 when he was charged with bringing a barke into the harbor on the Lord's day. Shipmaster, d 1670/5. Went with the Bower family to Cambridge in 1643. Provided a vessel in 1653 during the fear of armed conflict with the Dutch (as did Geo WATSON). Daughter Barbara born in Eastham in 1656 and granted land at Eastham in 1657.

References
  1. Libby, Charles T. "The Knowles Family of Eastham, Mass.", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 79:288.

    Died between 1670 when appointed surveyor of highways at Eastham, and 1675 when son John died and he was not involved in the probate as would typically be expected.

  2. Pane-Joyce, David. Pane-Joyce Genealogy, [1].

    Richard Knowles, b. Lancashire, England 17 Sep 1614, d. prob. bet. 1670-1675, m. 15 Aug 1639 Ruth Bowers.