Maj. NOYES Thomas, 3rd

Maj. NOYES Thomas, 3rd[1, 2, 3]

Male 1729 - 1801  (72 years)

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  • Name NOYES Thomas 
    Prefix Maj. 
    Suffix 3rd 
    Born 12 Apr 1729  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    • The Noyes Descendants, Vol. II says 17 Apr 1729.
    Gender Male 
    Will 29 Nov 1799  [8
    • (In the Name of God amen, this twenty ninth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred ninety & nine. I, Thomas Noyes of Newbury in the County of Essex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Gentleman being advanced in age and esteeming it my douty, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. Principally and first of all I humbly commend my soul into the hand of God who gave it and my Body I commit to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial at the discretion of my Executor and as touching such worldly Goods or Estate as God in his Providence have blest me with I give, devise and dispose of in the following manner and form, viz.

      Imprs. I give and bequeath unto my well beloved wife Sarah all the household Goods and things she brought to my house on marriage and all the right Title and Interest I have in any thing that was hers before marriage, and the one half of the provisions that shall be in my house at my decease to be at her dispose for ever; I also give her the use and Improvement so long as she remains my widow, the one half of my now dwelling house and one Cow kept for her and the use of a horse to go to meeting and elsewhere as she shall have occasion for and wood sufficient to keep one fire and the use of Mr. Henry’s six Volumes on the Bible, I also give her in Case she acquits to my Executor her Right of dower in my real Estate the sum of two hundred dollars to be paid her by my Executor upon her acquittance.

      Item I give and bequeath unto Samuel Noyes eldest son of my Brother my silver hilted sword.

      Item I give and bequeath unto John Moody the only son of Susanna Moody twenty five dollars to be paid by my Executor at my decease.

      Item I give and bequeath unto Thomas Noyes Chase the son of Moses Chase of Plastow fifty dollars to be paid him by my Executor when he shall arrive to age of eighteen years, then his recept shall discharge my Executor.

      I give and bequeath unto Bettey Noyes youngest daughter of my Brother fifty dollars to be paid her by my Executor at my decease.

      Item I give and bequeath unto Stephen Noyes Morse, son of Richard Morse of Pembrook my great Bible and five dollars in money that shall be paid him by my Executor that his receipt shall discharge my Executor.

      Item I give and bequeath unto Stephen Noyes youngest son of my brother Noyes and to his heirs and assigns all the Rest of my Estate not before disposed of in this my Will of what Name or Nature soever I shall die seiz’d of or that shall come by virtue of me, he paying the money ordered in this my Will, my just debts and funeral Charges, him the said Stephen Noyes youngest son of my Brother Noyes I hereby constitute and appoint the sole Executor of this my Will, and I do hereby utterly renounce and revoke all other Wills or Executors by me made or named, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will & Testament.

      In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the year & day before specified.

      Thomas Noyes (seal)

      signed, sealed, published, pronounced & declared by the said Thomas Noyes to be his last Will and Testament in presence of

      Eliphalet Hills, Thomas Hills, William Pilsbury.)
    Died 29 Nov 1801  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 9, 10
    • (aged 72 y. 7 m. 17 d.)
    Buried Aft 29 Nov 1801  West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    Bridge Street AKA Ferry Lane Cemetery 
    Major Thomas Noyes gravestone
    Major Thomas Noyes gravestone
    Will (proved) 7 Dec 1801  [8
    _UID 1CA90D38EB9ED5118A0644455354000039A1 
    Notes 
    • Commanded a company of Minute Men which marched to Cambridge, April 20, 1775. He also served in other commands during the Revolution. His estate inventoried £4989. He willed his silver-hilted sword to Samuel, eldest son of his brother Stephen.

      Noyes, Thomas, 3d, Newbury.Captain of a company which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge; service, 4 days. [Mass. Soldiers & Sailors In The War of The Revolution 11:557]

      Noyce, Thomas. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated May 8, 1776; said Noyce chosen 2d Major, Col. Daniel Spafford's (7th Essex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council May 8, 1776; reported commissioned May 8, 1776. [Mass. Soldiers & Sailors In The War of The Revolution 11:548]
    Person ID I20360  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2013 

    Father Capt. NOYES Thomas, 2nd,   b. 2 Oct 1679, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1753, Newbury=>West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother EMERY Mary,   b. 15 Dec 1700, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1735, Newbury=>West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1726/7  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 12, 13, 14
    • (The Noyes Descendants, Vol. II says 1727.)
    Family ID F599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 MORSS Elizabeth,   b. 12 Jun 1730, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1793, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1753  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 10, 12, 15
    • The Noyes Descendants, Vol. II says 1750.
    Children 
     1. Rev. NOYES Thomas, 4th,   b. 26 Mar 1754, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1797, Newbury=>West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     2. NOYES Stephen,   b. 13 Jul 1758, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1796, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     3. NOYES Moses,   b. 15 Jan 1773, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1778, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F7821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 STEWART Sarah,   b. 16 Oct 1732, Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1813, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1798  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 12, 16, 17, 18
    • The Noyes Descendants, Vol. II says 1798.
    Noyes - Chase newspaper
    Noyes - Chase newspaper
    The Gazette 12/31/1798
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F7822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Apr 1729 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1753 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Dec 1798 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Nov 1801 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Bridge Street AKA Ferry Lane Cemetery - Aft 29 Nov 1801 - West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War

  • Sources 
    1. [S103] Book-Noyes-The Noyes Descendants, Vol. II, p.181.

    2. [S1892] Book-Mass. Soldiers & Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11 Page 548.

    3. [S1892] Book-Mass. Soldiers & Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11 Page 557.

    4. [S103] Book-Noyes-The Noyes Descendants, Vol. II, p.180.

    5. [S244] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. I - Births, 2:369.

    6. [S400] Book-Descendants of John and Anthony Emery, CS71.E535., p.17.

    7. [S1415] Book-Morse Genealogy, p.67.

    8. [S89] Death-probate of will, File date 7 Dec 1801, transcribed from microfilm of Essex County probate copybooks at Massachusetts Archives, Volume 369, pages 7-8 (volume and pages as numbered by the Archives).
      Transcribed by Ruy Cardoso ruygenealogy@yahoo.com and posted on MAESSEX 5 Jun 2006.

    9. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:678.

    10. [S400] Book-Descendants of John and Anthony Emery, CS71.E535., p.33.

    11. [S86] Death-gravestone, Bridge Street Cemetery, West Newbury.

    12. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:362.

    13. [S1890] CD-Mary Adams Rolfe Papers, Disk #2 Follansbee through Long.

    14. [S1890] CD-Mary Adams Rolfe Papers, Disk #1 Emery.

    15. [S488] CD-Family Archives #231.
      Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0886202 Item 3

    16. [S142] Book-Vital Records from Maine Newspapers, 2:437.

    17. [S913] Newspaper-Gazette, Vol: 1; Iss: 36; Page: 3 12/31/1798.

    18. [S2582] Book-Aquilla Chase and His Descendants, p.96.