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 […]

Orrin Ellie Harmon, Who Loved Poetry and to Gaze Upon the Stars

One has to like a man who desired to give up the practice of law for writing poetry and studying the stars, which can be in itself a poetic pursuit of grand visions and soul refining reflections on the nature of one’s place in the grand scheme of things. Orrin Ellie Harmon, who authored The […]

James Allen Noyes and Caroline Atwell of Liberal, Missouri

The photo, courtesy of Nancy Benton, shows James Allen Noyes and Caroline Atwell with daughters Emma Viola b. 1860 and Cora Rachel b. 1863. One will notice that the photograph is actually 2 combined. James Allen NOYES was my grandfather. He had a happy childhood at Pavilion, Mich near Kalamazoo. His father was experimenting with […]

Family Record of James A. Noyes

Family Record of James A. Noyes James A. Noyes was born in Ann Arbor Michigan December 22, 1826 Carrie Atwell wife of James A. Noyes was born in Waterbury Vermont, October 2, 1835 Married in Brady village Kalimazoo Co. Michigan June 28, 1859 Their children Emma Viola Noyes was born Wakishma Michigan December 15th 4 […]

Noyes Record of Deaths of the Family of James A. and Carrie A. Noyes

Deaths of the family of James A. and Carrie A. Noyes Victor H. Noyes died October 23 1886 Cora R. Greene died October 16th 1887 Carrie A. Noyes wife of James A. Noyes died April 18 1894 aged 58 yrs. James A. Noyes died Jan 24 1901 aged 74 years 1 month and 2 days […]

Obituary of James Allen Noyes

AN AGED CITIZEN DEAD Yesterday (Thursday) morning, January 24, 1901, at 10:30 o’clock, James Allen Noyes died, at the home of his son, Ray Noyes, three miles southeast of town, after an illness of several weeks. The burial will take place today (Friday) at 1 o’clock. The deceased was 76 years of age, was a […]