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Hannah (Lamb) Knight (1633 - 1695)

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Hannah Knight formerly Lamb
Born in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USAmap
Sister of
Wife of — married in not in Watertown or Woburn MA VRsmap
Died in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USAmap
Lamb-391 created 3 Jan 2011 | Last modified
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Disputed Origins

Seeking the source that the wife of Joseph Knight was Hannah, daughter of Edward Lamb. Anderson indicates "no further record" after her birth.[1]This person was created through the import of Weaver.ged on 03 January 2011. The following data was included in the gedcom. You may wish to edit it for readability.


Hannah Lamb was born in Watertown 27 Dec 1633.[2] No further record, according to Anderson.

Many online trees claim that Joseph Knight married Hannah Lamb on 10 Dec 1649 in Watertown, but there is no such marriage recorded in the published Watertown vital records.

The Hannah who married Joseph Knight died 13 January 1695 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[3]


  1. Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins, Boston, MA: NEHGS 1995, p 1151
  2. Anderson, p 1151, citing Watertown Vital Records 1:3
  3. Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, database (, Boston, MA: NEHGS, citing Woburn Vital Records, volume 2, p 108: (Deaths) KNIGHT, Hannah, relict of Joseph, Sen., Jan. 13, 1695.
  • The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-, entry for Hannah Lamb, b. 27 Dec. 1633, extracted from (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2013.) Vol. 6, page 380.
  • Hannah Lamb, Find A Grave Memorial# 37712955, Created by: Nareen, et al, Record added: May 30, 2009.

See also:

  • Godfrey Memorial Library, American Genealogical-Biographical Index, Middletown, CT, USA [no date]: Godfrey Memorial Library


  • WikiTree profile Lamb-709 created through the import of Scoullar Family Tree dec07.ged on Jul 10, 2011 by Rhonda Scoullar. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Rhonda and others.
  • WikiTree profile Lamb-1259 created through the import of my family 10.ged on Aug 1, 2012 by Lydia Vierson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Lydia and others.

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On 21 Sep 2013 at 20:34 GMT Eugene Quigley wrote:

That would be from the wonderful world of

I looked also and couldn't find it in any Massachusetts Vital Records using NEHGH - American Ancestors.

On 21 Sep 2013 at 10:48 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Where does the 10 Dec 1649 Watertown marriage come from? I'm looking at the Watertown Vital Records (volume 1, pp 13-15) and there is no such marriage recorded there.

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