Noyes Land, Barton County, Missouri


We can see on this map land of brothers Ray Noyes and Paul Noyes, sons of James Allen Noyes, adjoining land of Orrin Ellie Harmon in Barton County, Missouri. James Allen Noyes moved to Barton County during the infancy of Liberal, Missouri.

Kalamazoo County Directory on James Noyes

From a “History of Kalamazoo County”: Dr. Nathan M. Thomas came from Jefferson County, Ohio, in June, 1830, and began the practice of his profession, being the first practising physician in the county. He lived on “the West-side,” until 1832, when he removed to the village of Schoolcraft, where he has since resided, having, for […]

James Noyes Sr., b. 1793


James Noyes Sr., b. 1793 Sep 13 at Worcester Co. Massachusetts, died 1864 Aug 26 at Pavillion, Kalamazoo, Michigan was married to Sally Marble and Susan Waters. Direct line concerning this blog is through his son James Allen Noyes. James Noyes was a member of the Alphadelphia Association commune. He is observed here holding a […]

James Noyes in the Black Hawk War, 1832

From the 1869-1870 “Kalamazoo County Directory with a History of the County from its Earliest Census” compiled and published by James M. Thomas. The James Noyes mentioned was the husband of Sally Marble and father of James Allen Noyes. “On one of the last days of April, about ten at night, an express arrived from […]

The Log Cabin of James Noyes and Rebecca Russell

I am assuming that the house of James Noyes, mentioned below, is that of James Noyes and Rebecca Russell. From Pioneer Collections, Michigan State Historical Society: In the summer or early fall of 1829, William Toland, of Ypsilanti, came to this region, and in conjunction with Josiah Rosencranz, “broke up” eighteen acres of land, and […]

James Noyes Originally Owned the Land Upon Which is the University of Michigan

A mention of James Noyes is found in the History of Washtenaw County, Michigan” by Chas. C. Chapman & Co., published in 1881. In August, 1827, Elisha W. Rumsey died in the house built by Mr. Osterhaut, and the tavern was occupied about this time by Oliver Whitmore. Mr. Rumsey was captain of the first […]

James Noyes and Sally Marble

James Noyes, born Sep 13, 1793 at Worcester County, Massachusetts, died Aug 26 1864 at Pavilion, Kalamazoo, Michigan. On Sep 6, 1815 he married first, at Pavilion, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Sally Marble. She was born Sep 6 1796 in Massachusetts and died at the age of 41 on Aug 10 1838 at Pavilion, Kalamazoo, Michigan. James […]

James Noyes and Rebecca Russell

“James Noyes was a circuit rider and clergyman. He preached in several New England states. He also preached among the Indians in Canada and Michigan during his later life. He was one of the first Methodist ministers in Michigan according to his youngest daughter, Eliza Ann, and was a great student of history.” SOURCE: Noyes […]

The Alphadelphia Association

Pioneer Collections, Volume 5 By Pioneer Society of the State of Michigan Lansing Mich W. S. George & Co. State Printers & Binders 1884 THE ALPHADELPHIA ASSOCIATION. ITS HISTORY IN COMSTOCK, KALAMAZOO COUNTY BY A. D. P. VAN BUREN. The theory of holding property in common was advanced by Pythagoras, and was fully advocated and […]

Farm Society Sought Utopia in 1844; Lasted Four Years

Article source, Nancy Benton. Transcribed by me. * * * * * Farm Society Sought Utopia in 1844; Lasted Four Years Alphadelphians Attracted Much Attention Through Their Colony Founded in Comstock Township Kalamazoo Gazette, October 18 1925 The theory of holding property in common through the operation of a domestic and industrial domain, was tried […]