Capt. NOYES Thomas, 2nd[1, 2]

Male 1679 - 1753  (73 years)


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  • Name NOYES Thomas 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Suffix 2nd 
    Born 2 Oct 1679  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • (VR spells Noys; gravestone calculates to 1689 so there exists the possibility that Thomas 1679 died young and that Thomas 1689 was not recorded in the VR.)
    Gender Male 
    Will 18 Nov 1751  [8
    • (In the name of God amen. this eighteenth Day of November anno Domini 1751 and twenty fifth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye 2d. [__] I Thomas Noyes of Newbury in ye County of Essex in His Majesties Province of the Massachusetts Bay In New England Gentleman being in good health of body and of a sound mind & memory (thanks be to God for it) calling to mind my own mortallity, Do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament – Principally & first of all I Humbly Commend my soul into the hand of God who Gave it and my body to the Earth to be buried In decent Christian burial at the Discretion of my Executors, Nothing Doubting that at ye General Resurrection I shall Receive the same again by the mighty power of God, and as touching such Worldly Goods Wherewith it have pleased God to To bless me with in this life I give D[evis?]e and Dispose of in the following manner and Form.

      Impr. I give and bequeath unto my dear & Well beloved wife Elizabeth Noyes all the household stuff and Utensils shee brought with her When shee Came to my house on marriage, to be at her dispose forever, and [Otherwise?] I give unto my said Wife Elizabeth the use & Improvement of the Lower Room in my house that I now Dwell in next the Country road, with [Conveniency?] of Cellar room and an oven in the other room as shee shall have Occasion to use & improve the same, with a liberty of drawing water at the well, with one third part of my Real & personal estate, And wood sufficient to keep one fire, to be by her Improved for her subsistence, so long as shee Continues my widow, But if my sd. Wife Eliza. shall Chuse to remove from my house I Do give her the sum of nineteen pounds fifteen shillings In money, and what shee brought with her to my house as abovesaid, with what linnen cloth that was made up that have been by her spun since shee came to my house, upon my sd. wifes requesting All her right title & Interest in my estate unto my two sons Thomas Noyes & Stephen Noyes whome I Do hereby Order to pay the money and Deliver the goods & cloth before specified.

      Item. I give and bequeath unto my two sons Thomas Noyes & Stephen Noyes all my Estate (not before Disposed of) of what name or nature soever that I am now possessed of Or that shall come hereafter by Virtue of me, to be by them as an Absolute Estate in fee simple in Equal halves [_]oth Land wood & lumber Excepting my new house & silver hilted sword, I give to my eldest son Thomas, and my Old house my brass hilted sword & cane to my youngest son Stephen Noyes, And all Other my Estate to be divided Equally between them both for quantity and quallity And I Do herbeby constitute and appoint my sd. two sons Thomas Noyes & Stephen Noyes The Executors of this my last Will and testament To pay all my Just Debts legacies & Bequests to their mother in law Eliza. my wife [_] Funeral Charges in equal proportion between them.

      Lastly. I do hereby Renounce all former Wills by me made Rattifying & Confirming this & no other to be my last Will & testamt. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seal ye day & year above Written. Signed Sealed pronounced & Declared by ye said Thomas Noyes to be his last Will & testamt. in presence of

      Daniel Pilsbury
      Stephen Emery Jr.
      Moses Bayley

      Thomas Noyes (seal)
    Died 10 Jul 1753  Newbury=>West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7, 9
    • (gravestone says he died in the 64th year of his age which would have made him born 1689 rather than 1679; there exists the possibility that Thomas 1679 died young and that Thomas 1689 was not recorded in the VR.)
    Buried Aft 10 Jul 1753  Newbury=>West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    Bridge Street AKA Ferry Lane Cemetery 
    Will (proved) 6 Aug 1753  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    _UID F2620D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000C8D8 
    Notes 
    • He was a Captain in the Colonial service.

      Family tradition says Thomas Noyes was a bachelor into his forties.

      In fact, the street he lived on was called Bachelor Street because this was the street that lead to the 'bachelor's' home.

      Stephen Emery told him that he should be married and told Thomas that he could have his choice of his daughters.

      Thomas chose to marry Mary.
    Person ID I48  Tasker Database
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2013 

    Father Col. NOYES Thomas, Esq.,   b. 10 Aug 1648, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Apr 1730  (Age < 81 years) 
    Mother GREENLEAF Elizabeth,   b. 5 Apr 1660, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1702, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1677  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • The Noyes Descendants, Vol. II says 1677.
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jul 1753 - Newbury=>West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Bridge Street AKA Ferry Lane Cemetery - Aft 10 Jul 1753 - Newbury=>West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
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  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Book-Noyes-The Noyes Descendants, Vol. II, p.180.

    2. [S158] Correspondence-Internet-Al Sawyer, 30 Sep 2009 7:46 pm.

    3. [S2] CD-Family Archives #17.

    4. [S27] Book-Savage, Vol. 3, p.299.

    5. [S40] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. I - Births, 1:370.

    6. [S65] Book-Descendants of John and Anthony Emery, CS71.E535., p.17.

    7. [S127] CD-Mary Adams Rolfe Papers, Disk #2 Follansbee through Long.

    8. [S18] Death-probate of will, File date 6 Aug 1753, transcribed from microfilm of Essex County probate copybooks at Massachusetts Archives, Volume 331, pages 453-454 (volume and pages as numbered by the Archives).
      Transcribed by Ruy Cardoso ruygenealogy@yahoo.com and posted on MAESSEX 5 Jun 2006.

    9. [S49] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:678.

    10. [S16] Death-gravestone, Bridge Street Cemetery; West Newbury, MA.

    11. [S9] CD-NEHG Register, Vol. 38, Jul 1884, p. 300.

    12. [S33] Book-Savage, Vol. 2, p.309.

    13. [S45] Book-Noyes-Noyes' Genealogy, p.7.

    14. [S49] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:362.

    15. [S64] Book-Noyes-Gilman Ancestry, p.16.

    16. [S30] Book-Torrey; NE Marriages Prior to 1700, p.541.

    17. [S66] Book-Gen Hist of the Clark and Worth Families, CS71.C6., p.128.

    18. [S71] CD-Family Archives #231.
      Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0886202 Item 3

    19. [S23] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA, p.184.