Mary Louise Noyes Bevans Hurt

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Courtesy of Nancy Benton, this is a photo of Mary Lou Noyes, daughter of Ray Noyes and Bettie Brewer of Liberal, Missouri. Mary Louise “Mary Lou” Noyes, b. Nov 15, 1913 at Liberal, died May of 1953 in Kansas City. At the age of 15, she married (1) Frank Bevans Jr., on Aug 10 1929 […]

Obituaries for Elizabeth “Bettie” Brewer Noyes of Liberal, Missouri

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We have two obituaries for Bettie Brewer. I appear to have lost the obitnoyesbbettie1.gif of the below obituary, but still have the second. Both were courtesy of Nancy Benton. Elizabeth “Bettie” Brewer Noyes (line of the blog’s author) was the wife of Ray Noyes and daughter of David Nathaniel Brewer and Delana Louise Fowler. WIDOW […]

Dorothy and Mary Lou Noyes

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Dorothy (the author’s line) and Mary Lou Noyes were daughters of Ray Noyes and Elizabeth “Bettie” Brewer of Liberal, Missouri.

Delana Fowler Brewer and Family, Spring-Summer circa 1924

This photo is courtesy Nancy Benton who supplied identification. Left to right: Levy Jones with hands on son Herbert’s shoulder, Delana Brewer, Mary Brewer Spurling with Katherine (child of Mary or Jessie) in front; Jessie Brewer Jones; Bettie Brewer Noyes with Lena Minor in front; Mary Lou Noyes and Dorothy Noyes.   Delana Fowler Brewer […]

Ray Noyes and Bettie Brewer

Ray NOYES was born 4 Jan 1874 at Anna, Union, Illinois, the youngest of 6 known children and the 4th son born to James Allen NOYES and Caroline ATWELL. The family record reports he was 10 pounds at birth. Obituary and family accounts vary as to when the move to the freethought community of Liberal, […]

Ray Noyes Family Photo circa 1921-1922

This photo, circa 1921-1922, would be from Liberal, Missouri. Nancy Benton supplied the following identification. From left to right: O.E. Harmon; Viola Harmon; Edna Noyes; Jamie Noyes; Paul Noyes; Charles Bryant–Bettie Noyes in front of him and Mary Lou Noyes in front of Bettie; Ray Noyes with Lena Minor in front of him; Pansy Noyes […]

Photo of Dorothy and Mary Lou Noyes

Artistic license taken Original courtesy of Nancy Benton Sisters Dorothy Noyes and Mary Lou Noyes, daughters of Ray Noyes and Elizabeth “Bettie” Brewer Noyes. Gram always took pride in having been a fashionable dresser in her youth. The photo was perhaps taken in Liberal, Missouri but is not outside the family home. The style would […]

Family Record – Marriages of the Children of Ray and Betty Noyes

Courtesy of Nancy Benton. Marriages of the children of Ray and Betty Noyes Pansy Noyes to Charlie Bryant at Greenfield Mo. Apr 24 – 1915. Saturday Cora Noyes to John J. Minor at Greenfield Mo. Oct 18 – 1915 Moneay Cora Minor Noyes was married to W. B. Dickson at Shreveport La. May 3 – […]

Family Record – Children of Ray and Betty Noyes

Courtesy of Nancy Benton. Children of Ray and Betty Noyes Pansy Ruth Noyes was born near Liberal Mo Sunday Dec 8th, 11 oclock 1895 9 lbs Cora Vira Noyes was born near Liberal Mo Tuesday Sept 14th a.m. 5 oclock 1897 – 10 lbs Ray James Noyes was born near Liberal Mo Sat Aug 8th […]