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  (b. abt. 1806 Norton, Massachusetts, USA   d. 6 June 1886 Canton, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Wesley KNOWLES was born abt. 1806 in Norton, Massachusetts, USA

Wesley KNOWLES was the child of ?   and   ?

Wesley KNOWLES died 6 June 1886 in Canton, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: Farmer



Father: Jonathan Knowles
Mother: Lydia Walker


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NewsThe War of 1812 was a conflict between the United States and Great Britain, lasting from 1812 to 1815. It was primarily fueled by issues such as trade restrictions due to Britain's ongoing war with France, impressment of American sailors into the British Navy, and British support of Native American tribes against American expansion. The war ended with the Treaty of Ghent, restoring pre-war boundaries but resolving few of the initial disputes.
News1826 - Former U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
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News1827 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
NewsFrom the 1840s through the 1880s, thousands trekked westward, carrying only a few belonging and supplies for the journey, and settling on the western frontier, forever changing the American West.
Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)

Artificial Freezer Patented (Nancy M. Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
News1857 - March 6 – Dred Scott v. Sandford: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Blacks are not citizens and slaves can not sue for freedom, driving the country further towards the American Civil War.
News1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away states
News1863 - January 1 - President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
News1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
NewsApril 14, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln was mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth at in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He died the next day.
News1870 - June 26 - Christmas becomes a Federal holiday in the United States. It was still illegal in some states.
News1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton
NewsJames A. Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, was shot at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, D.C., at 9:30 am on Saturday, July 2, 1881. He died in Elberon, New Jersey, two months later on September 19, 1881. The shooting occurred less than four months into his term as president. Charles J. Guiteau was convicted of Garfield's murder and executed by hanging one year after the shooting. (wikipedia)
death1886 Death
6 June 1886
Canton, Massachusetts, USA
Name: Wesley Knowles
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
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Death Date: 06 Jun 1886
Death Place: Canton, Massachusetts
Age: 80
Birth Date: 1806
Birth Place: Norton
Occupation: Farmer
Race: W
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Jonathan Knowles
Father's Birthplace: Swansea
Mother's Name: Lydia Walker
Mother's Birthplace: Dighton
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B06799-7
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 960232
Reference ID: v 374 p 255

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FC9M-WQL : 10 December 2014), Wesley Knowles, 06 Jun 1886; citing Canton, Massachusetts, reference v 374 p 255; FHL microfilm 960,232."

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