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Mary Noyes (Cutting)

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Amesbury Parish, Cholderton, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. John Cutting; Capt John Cutting; Mary Miller (Ward) and Mary Miller Cutting
Wife of Rev. Nicholas Noyes
Mother of Mary French; Hannah Atkinson; John Noyes; Nicholas Noyes Jr; Capt. Cutting Noyes and 9 others
Sister of John Cutting, Jr.; Judith Brown; Sarah March and Thomas Cutting

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About Mary Noyes

In 1652 many were brought before the court for not observing the Sumptuary laws of 1651. The records say "Nicholas Noyes' wife, Hugh March's wife, and William Chandler's wife were each presented for wearing a silk hood and scarf; but were discharged on proof that their husbands were worth £200 each, John Hutchins' wife was also discharged upon testifying that she was brought up above the ordinary rank." (George F. Dow, "Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, MAssachusetts (Salem, Mass., 1911), 1:303.)


1637, May 17: Nicholas Noyes married Mary Cutting at Newbury Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Children, born at Newbury:

  1. Mary; born October 15, 1641; married John French; died 1721c
  2. Hannah (see below)
  3. John; born January 20, 1646; married November 13, 1668, Mary Poor; died 1692c
  4. Nicholas, Jr.; born December 22, 1647; died unmarried, December 13, 1683
  5. Cutting; born September 23, 1649; died 1734c
  6. Sarah; born September 13, 1651; died 1652c
  7. Sarah; born August 22, 1653; married Matthew Pettengill; died 1714c
  8. Timothy; born June 23, 1655; married January 13, 1680, Mary Knight; died 1718c
  9. James B.; born May 16, 1657; married March 31, 1684, Hannah Knight; died 1723c
  10. Abigail; born April 11, 1659; died 1747c
  11. Rachel; born March 20, 1661; married James Jackman; died 1720c
  12. Thomas; born June 20, 1663; died 1695c
  13. Rebecca; born May 18, 1665; died December 21, 1683. (Patrick McDonald, WorldConnect)

"Noyes Pedigree" by James Atkins Noyes from the "NEHGS Register" 53:36-7; New England Historic and Genealogical Society; Boston, Massachusetts; January 1899 (974.0 NEa SCGS)

Additional Resources

1) "American Marriage Records Before 1699" compiled by William Montgomery Clemens; p. 161; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1975 (974.0 NEa Vitals/Marriage SCGS)

2) "Newell Ancestry: the story of the antecedents of William Stark Newell" by Thomas Todd; p. 200; Boston, Massachusetts; 1944 (HeritageQuest)

3) "A Record of the Descendants of Reverend James Noyes" by Horatio N., Noyes; Cleveland, Ohio; 1889 (HeritageQuest)

4) "History of Newbury, Massachusetts, 1635-1912" by John J. Currier; p. 312; Damrell & Upham, publishers; 1902 (974.402 N434CE ACPL)

5) "Reminiscences of a Nonagenarian" by Sarah Anna Emery; p. 112; W. H. Huse, printers; 1879 (974.402 N435E ACPL)

6) "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" by James Savage; III:298; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1981 (929.274 S264 LAPL) (NE Sec. SR)

7) The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 23 1869. By Heritage Books. Page 215

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Mary Noyes's Timeline

Cholderton, Wiltshire, England
October 15, 1641
Age 23
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
October 30, 1643
Age 25
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 20, 1645
Age 27
Newbury, Essex, MA, USA
December 22, 1647
Age 29
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
September 23, 1649
Age 31
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
September 13, 1651
Age 33
Newbury, MA, USA
August 22, 1653
Age 35
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
June 23, 1655
Age 37
Newbury, Essex Co., MA