Thomas Noyes, Sr. (c.1679 - 1755) MP

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Birthplace: Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Stonington, New London County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
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About Thomas Noyes, Sr.

He was deputy to General Court or Assembly 1713, 1717, 1725, 1727, 1729, 1733. (Conn. Col. Rec., Vol 5, pp. 19, 363, 513, Vol. 7, pp. 123, 251, 424).

In 1723 he was made Captain of Militia. The Conn. Col. Rec., Vol. 6, p. 371, says: "This assembly do establish and confirm Mr. Thomas Noyes, of Stonington, to be Captain of the First Company or Train Band in the town of Stonington, and order that he be commissioned accordingly."

In the years 1723 and 1724 the Assembly named him as a Justice of the Peace for New Haven County. (Conn. Col. Rec., Vol. 6, pp. 379, 456).

In 1725 he was one of a Committee to partition off the parish of Groton, and set up the worship of God there. Representative of the town of Stonington 1714-ཋ-ཌ-ཌྷ-དྷ-ན-པ-ཕ-བ and Selectman during the same years.

Miss Wheeler, in her "old Homes in Stonington," refers to the home of Thomas as follows: "Capt. Noyes built this house after his marriage in 1705 to Elizabeth, daughter of Gov. Peleg Sanford and granddaughter of Gov. William Coddington of Rhode Island. He and his son James were Colonial officers. Capt. Noyes was a man of considerable property, and he it was who sent to England and had the Coat of Arms cut upon a stone and placed over the grave of his father, our first minister, Rev. James Noyes, who was buried at Wequetequock. This house which he built, is set back from the road some little distance and impresses one with a grand hospitable air. It is large, square, unpainted, with a hip or quail trap roof, truly in style a mansion house. The broad front door has the old fashioned iron ring for the knocker, with the small panes of glass over the top. From the front hall below, the stairs can be seen winding away into the upper story and again winding on into the garret. The great east room seventeen feet square has the old-fashioned corner cupboard, which now can be found very beautiful and ancient crockery, not belonging to the Noyes family, but to the present occupants. The west side of the room is ceiled from top to floor, the width of some of the boards are beyond belief unless they are seen. The kitchen has the old styled dresser for crockery, and the summer beams show in all the rooms. Ah! Could this house speak, what a history it would give of Revolutionary heroes, of whom Col. Peleg Noyes was one, being Captain at Fort Griswold in 1777. What stories of love and war, heartaches and sorrows borne patiently, and of lives lived out in their fulness and gone on into the unlimited beyond where all shall be satisfied. This place has long remained in the Noyes name from the time of Capt. Noyes to the present when it now belongs to the daughter of Mr. George and Martha (Noyes) Noyes, Mrs. Orson C. Rogers." The house he build was still standing in 1904.

He was, with his wife, admitted to the church on June 26, 1737. He died in Stonington, Conn., at the home of one of his sons. He is buried in the Wequetequock burying ground, about half way between Stonington, Conn., and Westerly, R.I. -------------------- Deputy to the General Court Captain of the Militia 1723. Justice of the Peace in New Haven County 1723-1724.

His brother is Dr James Noyes

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Capt. Thomas Noyes's Timeline

1679
August 15, 1679
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1705
September 3, 1705
Age 26
Stonington, New London County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
1706
October 11, 1706
Age 27
Stonington, New London, CT, USA
1708
June 23, 1708
Age 28
Stonington, New London, CT, USA
1710
January 26, 1710
Age 30
Stonington, New London, CT
1712
January 28, 1712
Age 32
Stonington, New London, CT, USA
1714
March 30, 1714
Age 34
Stonington, New London, CT
1717
February 12, 1717
Age 37
Stonington, New London, CT, USA
1721
May 12, 1721
Age 41
Stonington, New London, CT, USA
1723
June 10, 1723
Age 43
Stonington, New London Co., CT, USA