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Dea. William Noyes

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

Son of Reverend James Noyes, Sr and Sarah Noyes
Husband of Sarah Noyes
Father of Deacon John Noyes; William Noyes, Jr.; Sarah Noyes; Moses Noyes; Susannah Dole and 2 others
Brother of Dea. Joseph Noyes; Rev. James Noyes.; Rev. Moses Noyes; Capt. Thomas Noyes; Rebecca Knight and 2 others

Managed by: Wm. Colby Moulton
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About William Noyes

He was prominent in church affairs holding the office of deacon for many years. He served in his brother Capt. Thomas Noyes' Company of "Snowshoe men" during the Indian wars. He is first mentioned in the town records as taking oath of allegiance in 1678, being then twenty-five years of age.


   A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692
   By James Savage
   WILLIAM, Newbury, s. of James the first, m. 6 Nov. 1685, Sarah Cogswell, had John, b. 27 July 1686; William, 11 Sept. 1688; Sarah, 10 May 1691, d. young; Moses, 27 Jan. 1694, d. in 3 wks.; Susanna, 25 Feb. 1696; Mary, 24 May 1699, d. young; Sarah, again, 5 Dec. 1703; and Parker, 17 Jan. 1705. Considering the very short distance betw. the resid. of the two progenit. of this widely diffus. name, in the W. border of Hants, and the E. frontier of Wilts, where ea. stood in favora. social position in the latter days of Queen Elizabeth no doubt can be felt of their common origin. Fifteen of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Harv. twelve at Yale (all descend. of Stonington James), and eleven at other N. E. coll.
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William Noyes's Timeline

September 22, 1653
Newbury, Essex, MA
July 27, 1686
Age 32
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
September 11, 1688
Age 34
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
May 10, 1691
Age 37
Newbury, Essex Co., MA, USA
January 27, 1694
Age 40
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
February 25, 1697
Age 43
May 24, 1699
Age 45
January 17, 1705
Age 51
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
March 10, 1744
Age 90
Boston, Suffolk, MA