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John Noyes

Birthplace: Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Reverend James Noyes, Sr and Sarah Noyes
Husband of Sarah Oliver and Sarah Oliver
Father of Sarah Noyes; Sgt. John Noyes and Oliver Noyes M.D.
Brother of Dea. Joseph Noyes; James Noyes, II, Rev.; Rev. Moses Noyes; Capt. Thomas Noyes; Rebecca Knight and 2 others

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About John Noyes

   Savage, Vol 3., p.297: Freeman 1676, was that year constable of Boston.
   Descendants of Reverend William Noyes: Went to the Bermudas.
   Noyes' Genealogy: Member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston.
   Noyes Descendants: He was made freeman in Boston, in 1675. July 27th, 1674, the selectmen voted, "John Noyse is prohibited to imploy his brother William Noyse as a cooper upon the penaltie of 10s. a weeke, haveing served but 4 1-4 yeares to the trade and not 21 yeares of age." He was second sergeant of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery company in 1678, and was constable in 1675.
   NEHGR: Made freeman 21 Feb 1675/6. 


(1) NEHGS "Register", Vol. 149, Apr 1995, "Four Generations of English Ancestry for the Noyes Families of New England," by Dean Crawford Smith and Paul C. Reed, p.120. Cites: (a) "Vital Records of Newbury, MA to the End of the Year 1849" (Salem 1910) 1:356,369,357. (b) Original Newbury Vital Records, p.73.

(2) "The Pioneers of Massachusetts," by Charles Henry Pope (Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, 1969) p.333.

(3) Paul M. Noyes, Lilburn, GA (1998). Cites: (a) LaVerne W. Noyes & Frances Adelia Noyes-Giffen, "Descendants of Reverend William Noyes" (Chicago: 1900) p.11. (b) Horatio N. Noyes, "Noyes' Genealogy - Record of a Branch of the Descendants of Rev. James Noyes, Newbury, Mass. 1634-1656" (Cleveland, OH: 1889) p.7. (c) Col. Henry E. Noyes and Miss Harriette E. Noyes, "Genealogical Record of Some of the Noyes Descendants of James, Nicholas and Peter Noyes" (Boston: 1904) Vol. 2, Descendants of James and Peter Noyes, p.172. (d) Charles Phelps Noyes, "Noyes-Gilman Ancestry" (St. Paul, MN: Gilliss Press, 1907) p.16. (e) NEHGS "Register," Vol. 3, Jul 1849, p.244. (f) James Savage, "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" (Boston: 1860-1862) 3:296,297. (g) "Vital Records of Newbury, MA to the End of the Year 1849" (Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1911) 1:356. (h) Sarah Anna Emery, "Reminiscences of a Newburyport Nonagenarian" (Newburyport: William H. Huse & Co., 1879) p.113. (i) NEHGS "Register," Vol. 7, Oct 1853, p.341.

! Birth: (1a,b,2,3a,b,c,d,e) s/o James NOYES/Sarah BROWN. (1a,b,3a,b,c,d,f,g,h) Newbury, MA. (1a,b,3g,h) 4 Jun 1649. (1b) "Thomas?" overwritten in original record. (2) 2 sons John, 1st b. 3 Jun 1645, 2nd b. 4 Jun 1649. (3a,b,c,d,f) 3 Jun 1645.

Marriage to Sarah __: (2)

Death: (3c,d,i) 9 Nov 1678, Boston, MA.

Burial: (3i) 10 Nov 1678, Boston, MA.

(3c) 1674, 27 Jul: The Selectmen (of Boston?) voted that John NOYSE be prohibited to employ his brother William NOYS as a cooper upon the penalty of 10s. a week, having served but 4 1/4 years to the trade and not 21 years of age.

(3e,i) 1675/6, 21 Feb: (3c) 1675, 27 Jul: (3f) 1676: (3c,e,i,f) Made freeman at Boston, MA.

(3f) 1676: Constable of Boston.

(2) 1681, 11 Nov: Widow Sarah NOYES wrote her will. Named daughter Sarah, wife of her son John, and their children Sarah, John, and Oliver.

(3c) 1678: (3c,b) 2nd Sergeant of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston.

(3a) Went to the Bermudas.

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John Noyes's Timeline

June 3, 1645
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 16
Age 25
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
August 20, 1672
Age 27
Newbury, Essex Co., MA
November 4, 1674
Age 29
Boston, Suffolk, MA
Age 29
Boston, Suffolk, MA
November 9, 1698
Age 53
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
May 12, 1896
Age 53
May 22, 1896
Age 53
May 6, 1897
Age 53