Mrs. Joseph Hughes Knowles, Mrs. J. H. Knowles
1835–1929

Introduction

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1834, Cam­den, New Jer­sey.

Died: Ap­ril 10, 1929, Man­hat­tan, New York.

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Biography

Ellin was the daugh­ter of Isai­ah Toy and Ma­ry Ann Wal­lace, and wife of Me­thod­ist Epis­co­pal min­is­ter Jo­seph Hughes Knowles.

The 1903 His­to­ry of the New­ark Fe­male Char­i­ta­ble Society said Knowles was from New York Ci­ty when she ad­dressed the So­ci­e­ty in 1886. It al­so says she was pre­si­dent of the So­ci­e­ty in 1893.

The 1906 Min­utes of the New­ark Con­fer­ence of the Me­thod­ist Epis­co­pal Church listed Knowles as a min­is­ter’s wi­dow.

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