The Noyes Home at Liberal, Missouri

The Noyes home at Liberal, Missouri. Perhaps taken early evening one summer. If one looks carefully there is a person seated to the front side of the house, and a group of people standing around the back porch.

Allen Marble Noyes

Allen Marble NOYES was born 30 Oct 1867 “4 o’clock AM” at Anna, Union County, Illinois to James Allen and Caroline Atwell Noyes. He married Susie REYNOLDS 1 May 1897 at age 29. He died, 21 April 1939, at Dexter, Stoddard County, Missouri, at the age of 72 and was buried in Harvey Cemetery. Allen […]

Emma Viola Noyes Harmon

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Emma, daughter of James Allen Noyes and Caroline Atwell, was born Dec 15 1860 in Wakeshma, Kalamazoo, Michigan. On June 9 1878 in Anna, Union, Illinois, Emma married Orrin Ellie Harmon who would one day write a slim book on the history of the freethought town of Liberal, Missouri, where her family settled and where […]

Cora Rachel Noyes Greene

Original photo of Cora Rethouched Tinted Cora, daughter of James Allen Noyes and Caroline Atwell, was born 19 April 1863, at “1 and 1/4 oclock” in Wakishma, Michigan. She married Frank GREEN, 30 March 1886, at the age of 23, in Junction, Kansas. She died in childbirth, 16 Oct 1887. Cora died in childbirth. Her […]

Noyes Family Constitution

Being Free-thinkers who had been associated with socialist experiments and who had moved to Liberal, Missouri, which was expressly for liberals, it’s not surprising that the Noyes family would form their own family constitution. The document displays the year as being 283. The Dictionary of Missouri Biography notes that Liberal was utilizing a different dating […]

Original Plat of Liberal, Missouri

The original plat of Liberal, Missouri, printed in the 1980 Centennial “Liberal News”. This image is courtesy of Nancy Benton. Right click “view image” to see full size. Liberal as it is today. View Larger Map

Images of Spook Hall

The below images are of “Spook Hall” in Liberal, Missouri, which served the spiritualists of the community, thus its name. Nancy Benton provided the below image of Spook Hall in winter, noting, “The building still stands today. During WW II it was used as a canning center. People could go there and preserve their food […]

Residence of Rev. James Noyes, One of the First Settlers of Newbury

I photoshopped the image to make it look more like a photo. RESIDENCE OF REV. JAMES NOYES, ONE OF THE FIRST SETTLERS Courtesy of Nancy Benton. Right click “view image” to see full size.

Landing Place of First Settlers of Newbury

LANDING PLACE OF FIRST SETTLERS OF NEWBURY The venturesome company that embarked in the “Mary and John” and planted the colony on the bank of the Quasacunquen entered upon a domain which, however virgin and primeval in its physical character, was already chartered in most comprehensive form, being contained within a tract granted in 1627 […]

Data concerning the church of St. Nicholas at Cholderton, Wiltshire, England

Data concerning the church of St. Nicholas at Cholderton, Wiltshire, England Obtained by Dr. Arthur P. Noyes on Visit to Church, August 25, 1948 The following transcription was made by me from a typewritten document courtesy of Nancy Benton. The document was obtained by Dr. Arthur P. Noyes on Visit to Church, August 25, 1948 […]

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