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By Ann Woodall

DESCENDANTS OF JAMES KNOWLES

JAMES KNOWLES, born ca. 1735, birthplace unknown. Married (1st) to PATIENCE, (last name unknown, possibly Darville) in ca. 1755, in Christ Church, Nassau, Bahamas. JAMES KNOWLES died in 1806 at The Crossing, Long Island, Bahamas.

CHILDREN OF JAMES AND PATIENCE:

1.JOHN, born Dec. 29, 1756

2. ELIZABETH, born May 12, 1759

3. JAMES JR, born Dec. 12 1761, married 1)SUSANNAH YOUNG, May 19, 1787, Christ Church, Nassau, Bahamas. See below for children. 2) ANN CURRY/CAREY , Dec. 12, 1795, Christ Church, Nassau, Bahamas.

4. THOMAS, born 1766, in Long Island, Bahamas, died 1833. Married TRYPHEMIA RAHMING, on May 25, 1803, Christ Church, Nassau, Bahamas.

TRYPHEMIA was born Oct. 16, 1786, in Long Island, Bahamas, daughter of JOHN AND SARAH RAHMING. See below for children.

5. SAMUEL, born March 16, 1769, married 1) HANNAH RAHMING. 2) ELIZABETH _________.See below for children.

JAMES was married (2nd) to HANNAH CAMPBELL, on October 7, 1777 at Christ Church, Nassau, Bahamas. HANNAH was born in 1745, birthplace unknown, and died in 1828, at The Crossing, Long Island, Bahamas.

CHILDREN OF JAMES AND HANNAH:

1.ALEXANDER.

2. CHARLES, married ANN CAMPBELL. See below for children

.3. JOSEPH married ELINOR NEWMAN, daughter of ARTHUR NEWMAN AND ROXANNA REMINGTON NEWMAN. See below for children

4. MARY, born 1782, died 1856, married WILLIAM RATTRAY (1777-1853) on Nov. 20, 1804, St Matthews Church, Nassau. See below for children.

5. GEORGE RICHARD, born Feb.12,1786. see below for children.

6. WILLIAM, married 1) MARY COOMER, April 4, 1804. Christ Church, Nassau, Bahamas 2) ESTHER HOPTON. See below for children.

7. ABRAHAM, married MARY __________. See below for children.

8. ANN SUSANNAH, married GEORGE RAHMING. See below for children.

 

 

SECOND GENERATION

 

CHILDREN OF JAMES,JR. AND SUSANNAH_________.

PATIENCE, born Dec. 29, 1789, Long Island.

CHILDREN OF THOMAS KNOWLES (son of JAMES) AND TRYPHEMIA RAHMING KNOWLES (daughter of JOHN CHRISTOPHER RAHMING, born August 2, 1764, Nassau AND SARAH_______., born 1770.) All born in Long Island, Bahamas:

GEORGE ROBERT, (son of THOMAS) born Nov. 1, 1805. Married MARY ANN BETHEL, July 19, 1828, Christ Church, Nassau Bahamas. MARY ANN BETHEL born ca. 1810. See below for children.

JULIA ELIZA, born March 8, 1808

MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER, born Jan. 6, 1811

SARA SAPPHIRE/SOPHIA, born Oct. 23, 1813

ATHANIAS RAHMING, born Nov. 20, 1818

JAMES ALEXANDER, born Feb. 3, 1822, died Feb. 21, 1863. Married VICTORIA ________.

MARY ELIZABETH, born Feb. 3, 1822, married CURTIS DEAL from Eleuthera

EMMELINE MATILDA ANN, born Dec. 25, 1825

 

CHIILDREN OF SAMUEL KNOWLES (son of JAMES) AND ELIZABETH _________KNOWLES:

MARY

JOSEPH, born Nov.15, 1815, on Long Island, Baptized Christ Church, Nassau, 1817.

MARGARET REBECCA, born April 17,1807, on Long Island, Baptized Christ Church, Nassau, 1817

HENRY KEEN, born Jan. 31,1812 on Long Island.

CHILDREN OF CHARLES KNOWLES (son of JAMES) AND ANN CAMPBELL:

WILLIAM HENRY, born Nov. 24, 1805, married MARY MORETON.

ALEXANDER CAMPBELL, born 1807

THOMAS BRICE, born 1813

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH KNOWLES (son of JAMES) AND ELINOR NEWMAN:

JOSEPH ALEXANDER, born Nov.10, 1812, at The Crossing, Long Island, Bahamas. Married MARY ANN SPATCHES, born 1808. See below for children.

 

JAMES ROBERT

ELIZABETH JANE

ELINOR ANN, born Dec. 20, 1820

ARTHUR NEWMAN, married ELIZABETH ANN CARTWRIGHT, daughter of MARY NEWMAN AND WILLIAM DUNCAN CARTWRIGHT. See children below.


WILLIAM THOMAS, born Sept.4, 1825

GEORGE EDWARD

CHILDREN OF ALEXANDER KNOWLES (son of JAMES and HANNAH):

JOHN THOMAS  - B: 4 August 1804 Long Island, Bahamas - Bap: 10 December 1805- D: 
     Sp. Prance, Hannah Elizabeth - B: 20 Oct 1814 - D: 27 May 1866 - M: 16  
     Jan 1836 See children below.

CHILDREN OF MARY KNOWLES (daughter of JAMES) AND WILLIAM RATTRAY: (all born on Eleuthera)

JAMES SAMPSON, born September,1805, married HARRIET WATKINS on July 9, 1831 in Nassau. See below for children.

THOMAS died 1843, married MARY WELLS.

CATHERINE GRAY, married JOHN DOWSON KNOWLES in 1834

CHILDREN OF GEORGE KNOWLES (son of JAMES) and mulatto slave named CHARLOTTE:

GEORGE RICHARD, born 1814, died 1858. Married MARY ELIZA TURNQUEST in 1839. See below for children.

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM KNOWLES AND MARY COOMER:

1. THOMAS, born Jan. 23, 1807

CHILDREN OF ABRAHAM KNOWLES AND MARY______

CHARLOTTE ELIZA, born March 15, 1824

CHILDREN OF ANN SUSANNAH KNOWLES AND GEORGE RAHMING:

THOMAS MICHAEL, died 1837

HANNAH CAMPBELL, born 1821

JULIA ELIZA, married CLEMENT KNOWLES. See below for children.

TRYPHEMIA BLAY, born ca. 1820

SARA ANN, married CHARLES G. KNOWLES. See below for children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD GENERATION

CHILDREN OF JOHN THOMAS, married HANNAH ELIZABETH PRANCE

Sarah Ann - B: 15 Dec 1837 - D: 29 Nov 1917 -    Sp. Johnson, Robert William - B:  - D:  - M: 9 Dec 1857

James Alexander - B: 5 Aug 1849 - D: 22 May 1888 -   Sp. Russell, Maria - B:  - D:  - M: 28 Aug 1862

Sophia Lavina - B: 30 Nov 1842 - D: 14 Dec 1912 -   Sp. Johnson, John Verta - B:  - D:  - M: 22 Oct 1862

Oscar Washington - B:  1845 - D: 1 May 1885 -   Sp. Curry, Sarah - B:  - D:  - M: 26 May 1865

Justin Everett - B: 8 Jan 1847 - D: 29 Dec 1900 of TB - Sp. Hopkins, Jane Ann - B:  Sep 1847 - D: 6 May 1944 - M: 11 May 1865 SEE CHILDREN BELOW
George Washington - B: 7 May 1866 - D: -   Sp. Russell, Juliette - B:  - D:  - M: 5 Aug 1889

CHILDREN OF GEORGE ROBERT KNOWLES (son of THOMAS, gr.son of JAMES) and MARY ANN BETHEL:

BENJAMIN ALEXANDER, married SARAH HARDING/HARDEN. See below for children.

EMMA CLEMENTINA

GEORGE ROBERT, JR.

HARRIET JULIA

JOHN CHRISTOPHER, See below for children.

MARY JANE

OLIVIA CELESTE

SARAH TRYPHEMIA

WILLIAM WALLACE, born 1829, died 1875. Married CATHERINE _______. See below for children.

THOMAS MICHAEL, born 1840

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH ALEXANDER KNOWLES ( son of JOSEPH, gr.son of JAMES) AND MARY SPATCHES KNOWLES:

1. ALEXANDER EDWARD, born Dec. 10, 1850, married MARY ELIZABETH

KNOWLES. See below for children.

FREDERIC FORRESTER, born April 3, 1853, married ATHELINDA ADALAIDE SIMMS in 1882. See below for children.

ALASTER WILSON, see below for children.

RICHARD SPATCHES, see below for children.

CHILDREN OF ARTHUR NEWMAN KNOWLES ( son of JOSEPH, gr son of JAMES) AND ELIZABETH ANN CARTWRIGHT KNOWLES: ( all born on Long Island, Bahamas)

JOSEPH JAMES, born Nov. 29, 1850, married ARABELLA SIMMS, 1881. See children below.

URIAH, born March 3, 1853, married MARTHA SIMMS. See children below.

ANGELINE ELEANOR, born August 6, 1855

ELEANOR ANN

MARY ELIZABETH

ISABELLE

 

CHILDREN OF JAMES SAMPSON RATTRAY ( son of MARY, gr.son of JAMES) AND HARRIET WATKINS RATTRAY: ( all born on Eleuthera, Bahamas)

ETHELINDA MARY married JOHN THOMAS HILTON in 1854

MARGARET CAMERON, 1841-1888, married CHARLES TYLDESLEY SANDS at Rock Sound, Eleuthera in 1855.

WILLIAM GRAY married MARY SANDS in 1857

JAMES SAMPSON, JR. married LAURA ANN CASH in 1868

CATHERINE GRAY married SAMUEL KNOWLES in 1857

CHARLOTTE, married PETER SAWYER, 1859

MARIANNE, married WILLIAM PRESTON SMITH

CHILDREN OF THOMAS RATTRAY ( son of MARY, gr.son of JAMES) AND MARY WELLS RATTRAY:

ADELAIDE MARION, married CHARLES SYMONETTE

MATILDA ANN

MARGARET SAMPSON, married WILLIAM HENRY KNOWLES of Long Island

MARY JANE, married JONATHAN CURRY, moved to Key West, Florida.

CHILDREN OF CATHERINE GRAY RATTRAY (daughter of MARY, gr.daughter of JAMES) AND JOHN DOWSON KNOWLES:

MARY ANN, 1836-1891, married THOMAS WILLIAMS, 1829-1875

JOHN, died ca. 1905

THEODORE, married GEORGIANNA GOULD

CATHERINE HELENA JANE, married GEORGE ADDERLY

ANNIE

WILLIAM RATTRAY, died 1880, married MAMIE WILLIAMS.

CHILDREN OF GEORGE RICHARD KNOWLES, ( son of GEORGE, gr.son of JAMES) AND MARY ELIZA TURNQUEST:

JOSHUA BALUM, born June 5, 1853, married SARAH KNOWLES. See below for children.

GEORGE MAXWELL, born Feb. 15, 1861, married JESSIMA MCNEIL. See below for children.

LUCRETIA, born 1865

MARY, born 1870

CATHERINE, born 1879

OTIS married OLIVIA MORLEY.

LAURA, married GEORGE WELLS

HEALIE, married GEORGE KNOWLES

SARAH, married MANSELLE DARVILLE.

 

CHILDREN OF JULIA ELIZA RAHMING KNOWLES (daughter of ANN SUSANNAH and gr.daughter of JAMES) AND CLEMENT KNOWLES;

LUCY, born Jan.1, 1862

ALLEN, born June 16, 1870

CHILDREN OF SARA ANN RAHMING AND CHARLES G. KNOWLES:

CHARLES, born 1855

EDWIN THEODORE, born 1857

OTIS, born 1861, married MARAINA CARROLL, moved to Riviera, Florida.

female, born 1867

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOURTH GENERATION

 

CHILDREN OF JUSTIN EVERETT KNOWLES, married JANE ANN HOPKINS.

Silas - B:  Mar 1868 - D: 16 Jan 1948

Hannah - B: 10 Oct 1869 - D: 22 Apr 1944

James E - B:  1872 - D: 4 May 1905

Clara Dena - B: 18 Dec 1879 - D: 14 Aug 1961 Sp. Lariz, Manuel - B:  1875 –SEE BELOW FOR CHILDREN

Alpherd P - B:  Dec 1884 - D: 2 Jun 1960

Leonora - B: 18 Oct 1884 - D: 17 Jul 1967

Belle Corrine - B: 1 Nov 1889 - D: 6 Mar 1962

 

 

CHILDREN OF BENJAMIN ALEXANDER KNOWLES( son of GEORGE ROBERT, gr.son of THOMAS, g -gr.son of JAMES) AND SARAH HARDEN KNOWLES:

WILLIAM HENRY, born Feb. 15, 1857, married LUCY MOREE. See below for children.

GEORGE W.( Wellington?) born Jan. 12, 1862

JOSEPH BENJAMIN ( DOADIE) born Oct. 25, 1864, married 1)LOUISA CARTWRIGHT, 2) LEEVIA MOREE. Moved to Riviera , Florida. See below for children.

SARAH, born August 28, 1868, possibly died young.

MICHAEL, born Dec. 12, 1870, married AUGUSTA CARTWRIGHT. See below for children.

SARAH, born Jan. 18, 1878.

MELISSA

MARIAN (MAMIE), Moved to Riviera Beach, FL.

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN CHRISTOPHER KNOWLES, (son of GEORGE ROBERT, gr.son of THOMAS, gr.gr.son of JAMES)

JOHN ALEXANDER

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM WALLACE KNOWLES (son of GEORGE ROBERT, gr.son of THOMAS, gr.grandson of JAMES) AND CATHERINE ________.:

CELESTE EMILY

ELIZA JANE

MARGARET ELLEN

MARY ANN CATHERINE

SAMUEL DORSETT, born 1850

THOMAS MICHAEL,

GEORGE ROBERT, 1854-1923.

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS MICHAEL KNOWLES ( son of GEORGE ROBERT, grandson of THOMAS, gr.grandson of JAMES) AND MARGARET DEAL KNOWLES:

JOHN CHRISTOPHER, Sept. 2, 1857 – 1933

 

CHILDREN OF ALEXANDER EDWARD KNOWLES ( son of JOSEPH ALEXANDER, grandson of JOSEPH, gr.grandson of JAMES) AND MARY ELIZABETH KNOWLES:

EDMOND HARTLEY born ca. 1880

CLARA KATHLEEN, married ________ THOMPSON.

SARAH, married ________CULMER.

ARTHUR JOSEPH, moved to Florida.

LUCY

LAWRENCE, married KEZIA WELLS, Moved to Miami, Florida.

LEONARD PERCIVAL, married CASSANDRA FOX. Moved to Miami Florida

ADDINGTON CRAMER

ANGELEANOR ELIZA, married ________ CARROLL.

MARY ANN married _________JONES.

 

CHILDREN OF FREDERIC FORRESTER KNOWLES ( son of JOSEPH ALEXANDER, grandson of JOSEPH, gr.grandson of JAMES) and ATHELINDA SIMMS KNOWLES:

JOSEPH ALEXANDER

KINGSLEY EUGENE, moved to Florida.

CLOTILDE ELIZABETH

IRENE MINNEL, married _______ FARRINGTON.

MAUDE ROSAMUNDE

FRANK CHRYSOSTOM

DONALD ROLAND

WILLIAM SYDNEY

 

CHILDREN OF ALASTER WILSON KNOWLES ( son of JOSEPH ALEXANDER, grandson of JOSEPH, gr.grandson of JAMES)

SUSANNA LOUISE , married ________SYMONETTE.

CHARLES DENNIS

RANDOLPH ARTHUR

PEARL VIOLA

GLADYS WINIFRED

CHILDREN OF RICHARD SPATCHES KNOWLES (son of JOSEPH ALEXANDER, grandson of JOSEPH, gr.grandson of JAMES)

TRACY HARCOURT

MONICA TERESA, married JOHN C. KNOWLES.

MELBOURNE PELHAM CROWTHER

FOREST BENSON,born March 12, 1898, Long Island

WILFRED DEWEY

OSCAR NORRIS

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH JAMES KNOWLES ( son of ARTHUR NEWMAN, grandson of JOSEPH, gr.grandson of JAMES) AND ARABELLA SIMMS KNOWLES:

CORTENEY HENDERSON

ARTHUR WILLIAM

JOSEPH CYPRIAN

JANE ELIZABETH

THEOPHILUS JAMES

EMILY CELESTE

PEMBROKE, married SUSAN GLENTON. See below for children.

CHILDREN OF URIAH KNOWLES (son of ARTHUR NEWMAN, grandson of JOSEPH, gr.grandson of JAMES) AND MARTHA SIMMS KNOWLES:

SUSAN, born 1872

ADDINGTON ROBERT, born Sept.8, 1877

URIAH THEOPHILUS, born March 4, 1881

STANLEY, born 1883

CHARLES, born 1885

WILHELMINA S, born 1894

CHILDREN OF JOSHUA BALUM/BYRAM KNOWLES ( son of GEORGE RICHARD, grandson of GEORGE, gr. Grandson of JAMES) AND SARAH KNOWLES:

DAVID, born 1876, married AREMINTHA DARVILLE. See below for children.

WELLINGTON, married MARY CARTWRIGHT. See below for children.

SAMUEL REUBEN, born 1883, married IDA CARTWRIGHT and 2) ALEASE CARTWRIGHT. See below for children.

BYRAM, born 1889, married BLANCHE CARTWRIGHT. See below for children.

CHILDREN OF GEORGE MAXWELL KNOWLES ( son of GEORGE RICHARD, grandson of GEORGE, gr.grandson of JAMES) AND JESSIMA MCNEIL KNOWLES:

ELLA ANNE, married HUGH ALEXANDER CARTWRIGHT. See below for children.

MARY JANE married ARCHIBALD CLEGHORN CARTWRICHT. See below for children.

GEORGE MAXWELL, JR. married 1) ISABELLE DARVILLE 2) ROSANNA CARTWRIGHT . See below for children.

ISABELLE, married JOSEPH DARVILLE, See below for children.

CATHERINE, married OZZIE BURROWS. See below for children.

CHILDREN OF OTIS KNOWLES ( son of GEORGE RICHARD, grandson of GEORGE, gr.grandson of JAMES) and OLIVIA MORLEY KNOWLES:

CHARLES, married BERTLEY FOX

CLARA married HIRAM DARVILLE

RUBY married VIRGINIUS BURROWS

HARTSMAN married SUSANNAH ______

ELLEN married MAXWELL CARTWRIGHT

AMBROSE

WILLIAM

CHILDREN OF SARAH KNOWLES ( daughter of GEORGE RICHARD, granddaughter of GEORGE, gr. Granddaughter of JAMES) AND MANSELLE DARVILLE:

1. BURNESS, married ISOBEL CARTWRIGHT.

MARY, married RICHARD DARVILLE

ELLEN married ALFRED BURROWS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIFTH GENERATION

CHILDREN OF CLARA DENA KNOWLES, married MANUEL LARIZ

CLARA BELL LARIZ - B: 24 Feb 1917 - D: 11 Nov 1965 - Sp. EVELIO GARCIA de BELLO (Joseph Bello) - B: 7 Mar 1917 - D:  - M: 19 Nov 1946 see below for children

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM HENRY KNOWLES ( son of Benjamin, gr.son of George Robert, gr.grandson of Thomas,gr.gr.grandson of James,Sr.) AND LUCY MOREE KNOWLES:

CARL

CONRAD LEWIS, moved to Riviera Beach, FL. Married BLANCHE.

RALPH, moved to Riviera Beach, FL.

MAUD

MARIAN, married HOWARD WELLS.

SAVELITA, married EDWARD WELLS.

KATHERINE, moved to Riviera Beach, Fl. Married ALLINGTON KNOWLES

ROXANNA,born Jan.31, 1883, Long Island. Moved to Riviera Beach, FL. Married WINFIELD PINDER

WELLINGTON (NEWTIE),born Jan.31, 1883, Long Island. Moved to Riviera Beach, FL. Married MARY________.

GEORGIANNA, moved to Riviera Beach, FL. Married LOCKHART WELLS.

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH KNOWLES AND LOUISA CARTWRIGHT:

1.URIAH, born 1898, moved to Riviera Beach, FL.

2.ALLEN HARTSMAN, born 1901, moved to Riviera Beach, FL, married

ALDEMAY PIERCE.

 

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH KNOWLES AND LEEVIA MOREE:

JOSEPH,JR. Moved to Riviera Beach, FL. Married ETHEL BOWE.

CHILDREN OF MICHAEL KNOWLES AND AUGUSTA CARTWRIGHT:

ALONZO

THADDEUS

SAMUEL, born Moved to Riviera Beach, FL. Married ANNA______.

MITCHELL (ORRY)

RONALD ( MANNY)

MARTHA

PEARL

CLOTHILDE

EVA, born Feb. 11, 1920, Long Island. Moved to Riviera Beach, FL. Married BURLY PINDER.


SIXTH GENERATION

CHILDREN OF CLARA BELL LARIZ, married EVELIO (Joseph Bello) GARCIA de BELLO

JANE GARCIA - B: 26 Apr 1938 - D: -   Sp. Rowland, Leo - B:  - D:  - M: 18 Mar 1955

JOSEPHINE GARCIA - B: 20 July 1940 - D: -  Sp. #1 ERNEST EUGENE HAMILTON, SR. - B:  1932 - D:  - M: 25 Nov 1955 See below for children. Sp. #2 HAROLD DEAN SIMMONS

DELORES MATILDA GARCIA - B: 28 Nov 1942 - D: -  Sp. WILLIAM BURCH - B:  - D:  - M: 

ROSAMARIA BELLO (Rosemary, Mary, Meme) - B: 11 Dec 1947 - D: March 2004 in Greenville, S.C.

SEVENTH GENERATION

CHILDREN OF JOSEPHINE GARCIA and ERNEST EUGENE HAMILTON, SR.

ERNEST EUGENE HAMILTON, JR. - B: 1 Nov 1958 - D: - Sp. JANIE IRENE LOCKER - B: April 1961  - D:  - M: 5 May 1979

MONA MARIE McMAHON - B: 15 Oct 1959 - D: - Sp. STEVEN WILLIAM MCMAHON, SR. - B:  - D:  - M:  Dec 1979

KAREN YVONNE HAMILTON - B: 20 Jun 1962 - D: - Sp.#1 GARY ALLEN RAGER - B: 23 Jun 1960 - D:  - M: 29 Nov 1980 - Sp.#2 ALEXANDER PROCHO, JR.- B: 7 Sep 1951 - D:  - M: 26 Dec 2003