NOYES Paul "Clayton"

NOYES Paul "Clayton"[1]

Male 1920 - 1995  (75 years)

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  • Name NOYES Paul "Clayton" 
    Born 12 Jun 1920  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Paul 'Clayton' Noyes birth certificate
    Paul "Clayton" Noyes birth certificate
    Gender Male 
    Census 9 Apr 1930  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Noyes Road 
    • (enumerated P. Clayton; age 9.)
    Baptism 2 Apr 1939  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Address:
    United Methodist Church 
    Census 10 May 1940  Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Strickland Road 
    • (enumerated Clayton; age 19; potato farm laborer; three years of high school education; living with parents.)
    Military Between 17 Dec 1942 and 13 Jan 1946  Bangor, Penobscot, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    (U.S. Army during WWII in the Pacific Theater; honorably discharged with rank of Sergeant) 
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II
    Occupation Between 1949 and 1975  Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    farmer 
    Address:
    103 Grimes Road 
    Social Security Number 004-36-9299  [10
    _UID 355F0D38EB9ED5118A0644455354000008DB 
    Died 23 Sep 1995  Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Address:
    103 Grimes Road 
    • (Died at home on Grimes Road, Caribou
      Cardiopulmonary Arrest
      Metastatic Lung Cancer
      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonory Disease

      Obit: Clayton P. Noyes, 75, beloved husband of Ruth (Morgan) Noyes, died Sept. 23, 1995, at his Caribou residence after a brief illness. He was born at Limestone, June 12, 1920, the son of Linwood E. and Marcia (Finnemore) Noyes. A World War II U.S. Army veteran, he served as a sergeant in the Pacific theater and was involved in the battles for New Guinea and the Philippines. A potato farmer for more than 40 years, he farmed on the Grimes Road in Caribou, retiring in 1975. After retirement, he became an avid gardener, well known for his bountiful vegetable harvests and his beautiful flower gardens. Active in civic and veteran's affairs, he was a charter member of the Caribou Growers and a member of the Lister-Knowlton Post VFW No. 9389 of Caribou. He was a lifelong member of the Limestone United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of Caribou; two sons, retired Lt. Col. Paul Noyes and his wife, Betty of Atlanta, Ga., Kimber Noyes and his wife, Cynthia of Woodland; one daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Brenda) Curtis of Caribou; one sister, Mrs. Willis (Marjorie Noyes) Sewell of Caribou; four grandchildren, Christopher and Shari Noyes of Atlanta, Tristan and Jonathan Noyes of Woodland. He was predeceased by one brother, Preston Noyes. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 1995, at the chapel of the Lancaster Funeral Home, 11 Clover St., Caribou, with the Rev. Dr. Linwood Welch, pastor of the Caribou United Baptist Church, officiating. Family and friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of service. Interment will be in Advent Cemetery, Limestone. Donations in his memory may be made to either the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church Memorial Fund or the Caribou United Baptist Church Memorial Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.)
    Clayton P. Noyes certificate of death
    Clayton P. Noyes certificate of death
    Clayton P. Noyes funeral card
    Clayton P. Noyes funeral card
    Clayton P. Noyes obituary
    Clayton P. Noyes obituary
    Buried 26 Sep 1995  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address:
    Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery 
    • (attended by family and friends.)
    Clayton P. & Ruth A. (Morgan) Noyes gravestone
    Clayton P. & Ruth A. (Morgan) Noyes gravestone
    Clayton P. Noyes
    Clayton P. & Ruth A. (Morgan) Noyes gravestone
    Clayton P. & Ruth A. (Morgan) Noyes gravestone
    SGT Clayton P. Noyes military marker
    SGT Clayton P. Noyes military marker
    Notes 
    • Departed Caribou, Maine to enter the U.S. Army at Fort Devens, MA December 26, 1942. Basic training with the 505th Field Artillery and later 505th Antiaircraft Battalion at Fort Eustis, VA.  Temporarily assigned to Midland Radio School, Athens, GA prior to reassignment with the 505th at Camp Stewart, GA. Training at Camp Stewart included temporary duty at Lakeland Naval Air Station, FL. First furlough occurred Oct 43 between assignments to the radio school and Camp Stewart. Reassigned to Camp Cook, Salinas, CA with the 505th. Temporary duty at Bakersfield and San Diego, CA prior to second furlough Mar 44. Upon return from furlough, reported to Fort Ord, CA and shipped out of Camp Stoneman, Pittsburg, California for Finchaven, New Guinea. Rest camp at Melborne and Sydney, Australia for Christmas 1944. Shipped after Christmas with the HQ 6th Army to Hollandia, New Guinea and on to Leyte, Philippines. After the Battle of Leyte, shipped to Lingayen Gulf on the island of Luzon. Promoted to the rank of Corporal at this time. After securing the Gulf, fought over land to Clark Field, Manila. Air Force bombed Clark and ground troops used craters to attack walled city of Manila. Was part of the force that secured Manila. Trained with 503d Regimental Combat Team paratroopers jumping out of rear of trucks and watching films of jump training. Practiced jumping from C-47 aircraft prior to shipping to Iloilo on the island of Panay. Operated amphibious carriers off the islands of Panay and Guimaras. Was on several small islands prior to shipping to the island of Negros and the capital city of Bacolod. After Negros, he shipped back to Borneo and then back to Panay. Promotion to Sergeant occurred at this time. They were then on their way to Japan for the invasion when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They landed at Yokohama, Japan and encountered no further hostilities through the end of the war. Came home on the USS Admiral Hugh Rodman, a converted luxury liner with the "luxury taken out" departing Japan December 21, 1945 and arriving San Francisco. Discharged at Fort Devens January 13, 1946. Army buddies included Bill Hartman and Lewis Cua from Columbus, Ohio; James Lawson and Robert E. Darcey from Kentucky; and Russell Clark from Lubeck, Maine. Sergeants Wittenbend and Schlosser were two of the better NCOs. Captain Cagney was Company Commander through most of service tour and Lieutenant, later Captain, Madden was well liked and later became Company Commander.

      Upon his return, he and his father began looking for a new farm and settled on a Grimes Road, Caribou farm on the original land lot #81 in March. Throughout that month they renovated and painted the farmhouse before moving there in April. Clayton and Ruth also lived there and had son Paul in November of that year. In the spring of 1948 Clayton and Ruth began the purchase of their farm on the original land lot #80 for $3,000.

      Son, Kimber was born Sep 1950 and daughter Brenda in May 1953.

      Clayton farmed on Grimes road until retiring in 1975. He continued to grow garden crops which he sold by the roadside for many years.
    Person ID I433  Old North Yarmouth, Maine
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2015 

    Father NOYES Lynwood Earl,   b. 25 Mar 1902, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1974, Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother FINNAMORE Marcia Ruth,   b. 5 Feb 1900, Caswell, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1975, Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1920  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    • (Married by Rev. M.A. Gordon.)
    Family ID F103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MORGAN Ruth Avis,   b. 22 Aug 1921, Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 2008, Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1941  Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • (witnessed by Marjorie Morgan and Preston Noyes.)
    Clayton P. & Ruth A. (Morgan) Noyes marriage license & certificate
    Clayton P. & Ruth A. (Morgan) Noyes marriage license & certificate
    Clayton & Ruth Noyes 50th Wedding Anniversary
    Clayton & Ruth Noyes 50th Wedding Anniversary
    Clayton & Ruth (Morgan) Noyes
    Clayton & Ruth (Morgan) Noyes
    1941 wedding
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 3 May 2017 
    Family ID F104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jun 1920 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
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    Noyes Road - 9 Apr 1930 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine
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    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Address:
    United Methodist Church - 2 Apr 1939 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine
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    Strickland Road - 10 May 1940 - Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1941 - Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - Between 1949 and 1975 - Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    103 Grimes Road - 23 Sep 1995 - Caribou, Aroostook, Maine
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    Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery - 26 Sep 1995 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine
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  • Photos
    SGT Clayton Paul Noyes
    SGT Clayton Paul Noyes
    1946
    Clayton P. Noyes
    Clayton P. Noyes
    1965
    Clayton Paul Noyes
    Clayton Paul Noyes
    1983
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    PVT Clayton P. Noyes
    PVT Clayton P. Noyes
    Basic Training
    Fort Eustis, Virginia
    Wartime Uniforms
    Wartime Uniforms
    Preston, Lynwood, Clayton, Marcia, Ruth
    Clayton Noyes potato house before being demolished in 2012
    Clayton Noyes potato house before being demolished in 2012
    Clayton Noyes potato house before being demolished in 2012
    Clayton Noyes potato house before being demolished in 2012

    Documents
    Tribute to Clayton Noyes by Freeman Wright
    Tribute to Clayton Noyes by Freeman Wright
    Clayton P. Noyes U.S. Army memory certificate
    Clayton P. Noyes U.S. Army memory certificate

  • Sources 
    1. [S55] Person-Noyes, Paul M.

    2. [S10] Birth-certificate, Albert H. Damon, MD.

    3. [S2635] CD-Limestone, Maine Town Records, Record of Births 64/95.

    4. [S3457] Census-1930-ME-Aroostook-Limestone, Roll: 829; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 42; FHL microfilm: 2340564.

    5. [S15] Church records, Limestone Methodist Church, Limest.

    6. [S80] Person-Sewell, Marjorie (Noyes), 24 Dec 1999.

    7. [S3459] Census-1940-ME-Aroostook-Fort Fairfield, SD No. 3; E.D. No. 2-30B; Sheet No. 14A enumerated by L. Reid Russell.

    8. [S3478] Internet-Database-WWII Army Enlistment Records.

    9. [S25] Person-Noyes, Ruth (Morgan).

    10. [S954] Social Security Death Index.

    11. [S14] Death-certificate, #9508045 Carol A. Armatis, M.D. 9/26/95.

    12. [S30] Death-obit, Aroostook Republican 25 Sep 1995.

    13. [S32] Death-gravestone, Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery, Boundary Line Road.

    14. [S18] Marriage-O/L-ME State Archives Marriage Records.

    15. [S19] Marriage Certificate, Filed in Caribou by H.R. Hall, Deputy; Jan. 1920.

    16. [S19] Marriage Certificate, Rev. John R. MacGorman.