Moses F. Knowlton, a wellknown livery man of Sunapee, N.H., was born in this town, July 24, 1845, a son of Dennis G. Knowlton. His grandfather, Samuel Knowlton, who was a lifelong resident of Sunapee, had three sons-Dennis G., Moses F., and John P. Dennis G. Knowlton had two sons-Charles A. and Moses F. Moses
John Knowlton, a Revolutionary soldier, came to Dublin, from Massachusetts, about 1790, and was the first settler on the old homestead, on road 28. He married Susan Jennings and reared a family of seven children, among whom was Silas, who was twice married, first to Susanna Nutting, and second to Elizabeth Hardy. Only two of
KNOWLTON, Lydia Todd6, (Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) married Timothy Knowlton. Children: I. Dexter, went to Ohio. II. Chauncey. III. Newton. IV. Martha. V. Eliza.
KNOWLTON, Sophia Todd8, (Walker7, Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) died March, 1879, married Jotham Merritt Knowlton. Children: I. Charles. II. James. III. Harry. IV. Hattie. V. Jotham, b. 1866, d. 1879.
Born at Ashford. Windham county, Conn., May 5th, 1811. His father and mother were Daniel and Hannah Knowlton, both of the same name, and from families remotely connected. The records of the families are too imperfect to admit of genealogy with accuracy. On the paternal side they were farmers in comfortable circumstances, having influence in
Charles A. Knowlton, a prominent resident of Sunapee, was born here, November 21, 1846, son of Dennis G. and Elizabeth A. Knowlton. His father, who was a well-known man in Sunapee, died April 11, 1894. Charles received his education in the common schools of his native town and at Wolfboro High School. He grew to
Captain John P. Knowlton, a retired merchant of Sunapee, was born in that town, October 10, 1821, son of Samuel and Betsey (Pike) Knowlton. The grandfather, Robert Knowlton, was one of the pioneer settlers of New London, N.H., and a leading man in his time. He was a well-educated man and a successful school teacher.