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Green Berry Knowles (abt. 1806 - 1862)

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Green Berry Knowles
Born about in Talbotton, Talbot Co., Georgia, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married (to ) in Georgia, United Statesmap
Husband of — married (to ) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, CSAmap [uncertain]
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Knowles-194 created 12 Mar 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 1 Oct 2017
00:56: Kristin Merritt edited the Biography for Green Knowles. [Thank Kristin for this]
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Green Berry Knowles was born in 1806 near Talbotton, Talbot County, Georgia, USA. He died on June 7, 1862 of "brain fever" at the home of Samuel Brown, Montgomery, Alabama, Confederate States of America (CSA). He was a soldier in the US Civil War Between the States. He was in Captain Boatright's company: 60th Alabama Infantry, Company "A" at the time of his death.[1]
Father: Thomas Knowles, b: 1770 in Sussex Co. Delaware
Mother: Tabitha Marchman, b: 1772
Marriage #1: Harriet Jane Ashfield b: 1806 in Georgia; d: 1852
  1. George Knowles b: ABT 1844 in Alabama
  2. Numerous other Children - profiles on WikiTree
Marriage #2: Narcissa Ashfield, b: Georgia
Death: 7 June 1862 in Montgomery, Alabama, CSA.
Burial: June 1862 in Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA. Plot: Confederate Memorial Section.[2]


  1. cite on South Alabama Roots and Branches and New England's Founders on RootsWeb - Green Berry Knowles
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 16029779 Note: Has first initial wrong ("T" instead of "G").

United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Green Knowles, Pike county, Pike, Alabama, United States; citing family 97, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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On 22 Jan 2014 at 16:06 GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

Name error in 1840 lee county census. . Noles , the phoenitic ,was entered instead of knowles.

On 6 Dec 2011 at 18:23 GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

1830-HOH Greene Co Ga (Reuben short family on next farm)

1840-HOH-Lee Co Ga #186 1850-HOH Pike Co Al #142 [Eutaw Beat] 1860-HOH Coffee Co Al [Elba]

On 14 Sep 2011 at 00:16 GMT Tom Knowles wrote:


B 4 6N 20E ST STPHNS 4/2/1860 345.71

On 11 May 2011 at 20:23 GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

CENSUS 1830 green county ga

1840 lee county ga[sp. Noles] 1850 pike county al 1860 coffee county al- ENLIST CSA Hilliard's Legion 1862

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