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William Knox (abt. 1590)

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William Knox
Born about in Silvyland, Renfrewshire, Scotlandmap [uncertain]
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Died [date unknown] in Moyne Abbey, Killalla bay, Co. Mayo, Irelandmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Sep 2011
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William was born about 1600.[1]

Accomplishment: Immigrated into west of Ireland from Scotland (Plantationers) and acquired large estates in Co. Mayo. Beginning of the Knoxes of Moyne Abbey, Castlerea Originally from Silvyland, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Religion: Presbyterian


  1. Rev. Charles Rogers, Genealogical Memoirs of John Knox and of the Family Knox (London: Grampian Club, 1879), p. 17-18, digital images, ( : accessed 30 September 2017).

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