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Sylvanus Cobb KNOWLTON

Male 1827 - 1910  (83 years)


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  • Name Sylvanus Cobb KNOWLTON 
    Born 17 Mar 1827  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Sep 1910  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Webster Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • At the time of the 1860 census, Sylvanus and Rebecca and their three children, Emma, Newell, and Sylvanus, are living with Sylvanus’ father and mother in Farmington.

      1870 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington: p. 35A:
      Knowlton, Sylvanus, 42, farmer;
      Rebecca F. A., 39, keeping house;
      Emma L., 16, at home;
      Newell R., 14, at school;
      Sylvanus R., 10, at home;
      Fred L., 7, at home.

      1880 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington:
      Knowlton, Sylvanus, age 53, farmer, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Rebecca, age 49, keeping house, born in MA, father and mother born in NH;
      Newell R., age 24, son, painter, born in ME, father born in ME, mother born in MA;
      Sylvanus R., age 20, son, painter, born in ME, father born in ME, mother born in MA;
      Fred L., age 17, son, works on farm, born in ME, father born in ME, mother born in MA;
      Colburn, Timothy, age 80, father-in-law, retired farmer, born in NH, father and mother born in MA;
      Knowlton, Belinda, age 82, stepmother, born in ME, father born in ME, mother born in MA;
      plus 2 boarders.


      1900 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington:
      Knowlton, Sylvanus, Mar 1826, 74, widowed, hotel keeper, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Newell R., son, Apr 1856, 44, single, photographer, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Sylvanus R., son, Jun 1858, 41, married for 19 years, hotel keeper, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Fred L, son, Nov. 1860, 30, married for 17 years, hotel keeper, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Jennie S., daughter-in-law, May 1858, 41, married for 17 years, has had 1 child, still living, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Lizzie S., d-in-law, Jan 1863, 37, married for 19 years;
      Florentine M. g-daughter, born Jul 1887, 12, single, in school.

      1910 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington: p. 496:
      Knowlton, Sylvanus, head, 83, wid., born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Sylvannus R., his son, age 49, first marriage, born in ME, father and mother born in ME, manage hotel;
      Jennie, d-in-law, age 48, first marriage, has had 1 child who has died, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Fred L., son, age 47, first marriage, born in ME, father and mother born in ME, manage hotel;
      Lizzie S., d in law, first marriage, has had 2 children, 1 still living, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      plus 1 boarder and 7 hired help.

      Cemetery stone states: Age 83y 5m 27d

      See biographical information under: Knowlton, Newell Russell.
    Person ID I2966  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father Joshua KNOWLTON,   b. 8 Sep 1797, Sandy River Twp., Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1873, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Lydia LOWELL,   b. 21 Dec 1802, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1843, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1820 
    Family ID F153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rebecca A. F. COLBURN,   b. 23 Jan 1831, Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1886, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1849 
    Children 
    +1. Emma Lydia KNOWLTON,   b. 15 May 1854, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Newell Russell KNOWLTON,   b. 20 Apr 1856, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1926, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Sylvanus Rice KNOWLTON,   b. 15 Jun 1859, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1948, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +4. Fred Lewis KNOWLTON,   b. 2 Nov 1862, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1947, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Clarence E. KNOWLTON,   b. 8 Dec 1869, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F1276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna BUTTERFIELD,   d. Bef 1900 
    Married 11 Nov 1887  Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F1292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Mar 1827 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1887 - Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Sep 1910 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Webster Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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