Ruth (Knowles) Collins Pedigree

(Start at generation 11, below.)



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Origin of the surname “Knowles:”







12  Richard Knowles


1. Biographical notes:


Born 17 September 1614 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.  Died 1 February 1682 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.


2. Wife: Ruth Bower


Born 1616.  Died 9 January 1687 at Eastham, Massachusetts.


3. Children:


a. Barbara Knowles: Born 28 September 1656 at Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.  Died there 23 February 1714.  Married Thomas Mayo (b. 7 Dec 1650 at Eastham, d. there 22 Apr 1729) and had the following daughter:


(1. Mercy Mayo: Born 19 January 1685 at Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.  Died there 7 March 1765.  Married Jonathan Godfrey (b. 1682, d. 1765).


b. Ruth Knowles: See generation 6, below.


11  Ruth Knowles:


Born 3 November 1657 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.  Died 28 August 1714 at Eastham, Massachusetts.  Married Joseph Collins, generation 11 of the Collins Annex.



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