NOYES Moses

NOYES Moses[1, 2, 3]

Male 1759 - 1831  (72 years)

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  • Name NOYES Moses 
    Born 16 Nov 1759  Falmouth, York, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (Moses himself, in a pension application made after 1820, gave this birth date.)
    Gender Male 
    Marriage Intent 11 Oct 1782  [4
    Abigail Locke 
    Census 1790  Portland, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • (1 free white male over 16)
    Possessions 5 Mar 1802  Falmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    land sold to Jacob Noyes and David Hale, both of Portland, 
    • (Know all men by these presents, that I Moses Noyes of Portland in the County of Cumberland, Gentleman, in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars paid me by Jacob Noyes and David Hale both of said Portland, merchants, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said Jacob Noyes & David Hale, their heirs and assigns forever one eighth part of a certain tract or parcel of land in Falmouth in said County lying in common and situated at a place called Back Cove and bounded as follows eg. beginning at a bridge at the southerly end of said tract of land from thence moving northerly on the northeasterly side of the road that leads to Benjamin Larrabee's formerly Isaac Skillin's thence southeasterly by said Larrabee's land to Back Cove River. Thence by said cove or river southerly to said bridge the land first begins at together with the buildings thereon. Excepting above four acres of said land formerly belonging to John Coker. Being the homestead from my honored father Josiah Noyes, late of said Falmouth, Gentleman deceased, the said one eighth part thereof being the same which bequeathed to me as one of the children and heirs of said Josiah Noyes, deceased.

      To have and to hold the afore-granted and bargained premises with all the privileges and appurtenances thereof then to the said Jacob Noyes and David Hale, their heirs and assigns, to their use and behoof forever.

      And I do covenant with the said Jacob Noyes and David Hale their heirs and assigns, that I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises; and that they are free of all incumbrances; that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said Jacob Noyes & David Hale to hold as aforesaid. And that I will warrant and defend the same to the said Jacob Noyes and David Hale their heirs and assigns, forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons. And I Nabby Noyes wife of the said Moses hereby relinquish all my rights and dower in these premises. Whereof we the said Moses and Nabby have hereto set our hands and seals this fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two.
      Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us Stephen Waite, Samuel Waite. Moses Noyes

      Cumberland, Mass. September 29, 1802 Personally appeared Moses Noyes and authorized the above instrument to be his free act and deed. Before me Isaac Ilsley Justice of the Peace.

      Received December 30, 1802 and recorded from the original. Isaac Ilsley, Reg.)
    Possessions 18 Mar 1811  [7
    land as a Josiah Noyes heir naming Moses Merrill as attorney 
    Possessions 10 Dec 1818  Durham, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    land as a Noyes heir sold to Silas Estes 
    • (Know all Men by these Presents, that We Thomas Noyes of Brunswick in the County of Cumberland yeoman, Amos Lunt of said Brunswick yeoman Hannah his wife in her own right, Josiah Noyes of Portland in said Countymerchant, Moses Noyes of said Portland yeoman, William Lowell of said Portland housewright and Betsey his wife in her right, David Howe of Boston in the County of Suffolk gentleman, Moses Merrill of Falmouth in said County and Jane his wife in her own right and likewise in his own right.

      In consideration of the sum of two hundred and seventy five dollars paid us by Silas Estes of Durham in the County of Cumberland yeoman the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell and convey unto him the said Silas Estes and his heirs and assigns forever, a certain piece of land in Durham in said County being a part of the Noyes eight hundred acres at the Southwesterly corner of the land which the said Estes bought of John Ward thence Northwesterly fifty rods adjoining said road to a stake, thence Northeasterly one hundred and sixty rods to a stake, thence Southwesterly fifty rods to the said Estes land which he purchased of said Ward, thence Southwesterly adjoining said Estes land to the road the first mentioned bounds containing about fifty acres.

      To Have And To Hold the same with all the privileges and appurtences thereof to the said Silas Estes and his heirs and assigns to his and their sole use and behoof forever ... and we do hereby for ourselves our Prosecutors and Administrators covenant and engage to and with the said Silas Estes heirs and assigns that mean lawfully seized in fee of the premises; that they are free of all incumbrances; that we have good right to sell and convey the same in manner aforesaid. And that we and our heirs will warrant and defend the same to him the said Silas Estes his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful demands of all persons.

      In witness as herefore have hereunto to set our hands and seals this tenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen
      Thomas Noyes
      Amos Lunt
      Hannah Lunt
      Josiah Noyes
      Moses Noyes
      Wm Lowell
      Betsey Lowell
      David Hale
      Moses Merrill
      Jane Merrill

      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us by all the grantors except Jane Merrill
      F.W. Seymore
      Eben Everett

      Cumberland as December 10, 1818 From the aforementioned Moses Merrill in his own behalf and likewise in behalf of the grantors above named personally.

      Eben Everett, Justice of the Peace

      Rec. January 1, 1824 and recorded from the original

      Elias Merrill, Reg.)
    Census 1820  Portland, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Possessions 12 Nov 1824  Durham, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    land sold to John Robinson, Jr. of Durham 
    • (Know all men by these presents, that Moses Noyes of Portland in the County of Cumberland, Yeoman, in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty eight dollars paid by John Robinson of Durham in said county, Yeoman, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said John Robinson, Junr., his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract of land situate in said Durham bounded as follows beginning at the corner by the road leading from the Southwest bend in Brunswick to Durham of a lot of land sold by Moses Merrell to Silas Estes for Henry Plummer and running Northeasterly about one hundred and ninety rods to another corner thereof thence Northwesterly about fifty five rods to the right hundred acre line so called thence Southwesterly about thirty rods thence to the road above mentioned Southwesterly containing about thirty nine acres and a half being the same which was set off to said Noyes as his share of the eight hundred acres by commissioners.

      To have and to hold, the aforegranted and bargained premises, with all the priviledges and appurtenances thereof, to the said John Robinson Junr. his heirs and assigns to their use and behoof forever and I do covenant with the said John Robinson Junr. his heirs and assigns, that I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises; that they are free of all incumbrances; that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said John Robinson, Junr. to hold as aforesaid. And that I and my heirs shall and will warrant and defend the same to the said John Robinson, Junr. his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.

      In witness whereof, I the said Moses Noyes together with Nabby my wife who hereby relinquishes her rightful Dower in the premises have hereunto set our hands and seals this twelfth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four.

      Moses Noyes
      Nabby Noyes

      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      W.B. Sewall
      Mary Noyes

      Cumberland. November 12th, 1824 Personally appeared Moses Noyes and acknowledged the above instrument to be his free act and deed - Before me
      W.B. Sewall, Justice of the Peace

      Received October 3, 1825 and recorded from the original by
      Samuel Smalls, Registrar)
    _UID F4910D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000F9B9 
    Died 21 Dec 1831  Portland, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11, 12, 13
    • (Death Notice Eastern Argus: In this town, on Wednesday morning last, Moses Noyes, aged 72.)
    Notes 
    • Noyes, Moses. Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co.; copy of a return dated Falmouth, July 31, 1777; company reported Aug. 11, 1777, as mustered by Col. Noyes, agreeable to seacoast establishment. [Mass. Soldiers & Sailors In The War of The Revolution 11:554]

      Moses Noyes served in Capt. Joseph Pride's Co., Col. Joseph Prime's Regt., in 1780, service seven months and nine days; and in Lieut. Joseph McLellan's Co., from December 6, 1780, to May 1, 1781, service four months and twenty-five days. (Sons of the American Revolution)

      Noyes, Moses, Falmouth.Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., Col. Joseph Prime's (Cumberland Co.) regt.; joined April 27, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service, 7 mos. 9 days; enlistment, 8 months; regiment raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts; also, Lieut. Joseph McLellan's co.; detached Dec. 6, 1780; discharged May 1, 1781; service, 4 mos. 25 days, at the Eastward; company detached from Col. Joseph Prime's regt. by order of Gen. Wadsworth to serve out the balance of the 8 months term of enlistment. [Mass. Soldiers & Sailors In The War of The Revolution 11:554]

      Moses always lived in Falmouth (now Portland) and in 1802 sold his eighth interest in the homestead to Jacob Noyes and David Hale, who sold to James Deering; in 1833 widow Nabby Noyes, for $50 paid by Mr. Deering, released dower right in one-eighth of Back Cove Farm; she had been named in but had not signed the 1802 deed [Cumberland Deeds 38:275; 40:123; 135:77].
    Person ID I14379  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2012 

    Father NOYES Josiah,   b. 8 Sep 1712, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Feb 1796, Falmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 83 years) 
    Mother LUNT Mary,   b. Abt 1720, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1801, New Gloucester, Cumberland, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1737/8  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
    • (York County until 1760, Massachusetts until 1820 (now Portland, ME))
    Family ID F378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family LOCKE Abigail "Nabby",   b. Sep 1757, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1840, Portland, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1782  [1
    • (Moses himself, in a pension application made after 1820, gave this marriage date and there is no evidence of another wife.)
    Children 
     1. NOYES Eunice,   b. 5 Oct 1783, Falmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. NOYES Abigail "Nabby",   b. 7 Feb 1785, Falmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. NOYES Nathaniel Locke,   b. 28 Feb 1787, Portland, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. NOYES Dorcas,   b. Bef 1790, Portland, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. NOYES James Lunt,   b. 23 Mar 1794, Portland, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1859, Portland, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F13123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Nov 1759 - Falmouth, York, Massachusetts [Maine] Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Portland, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - land sold to Jacob Noyes and David Hale, both of Portland, - 5 Mar 1802 - Falmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820 - Portland, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1831 - Portland, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Josiah Noyes probate page 1
    Josiah Noyes probate page 1
    Josiah Noyes probate page 2
    Josiah Noyes probate page 2
    Moses Noyes of Portland signature
    Moses Noyes of Portland signature
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War

  • Sources 
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      Whole Number 93; Vol. XXIV, No. 1; January 1948; p.35

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      Family of Nehemiah Noyes, 1704 1764, by Perley Leighton http://www.qni.com/~anderson/NoyesNehemiah4.html

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      Vol. 24, No. 4; November 2002; "Records of Deaths in Portland"; p.189

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