Rebecca Russell Noyes


Rebecca Russell, daughter of Samuel Russell and Lydia Wheeler, was the wife of James Noyes. She was born Aug 3 1773 in Worcester, Massachusetts, and died March 27, 1853 in Fremont, Steuben, Indiana. Much of her life was spent in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. The photo is courtesy Nancy Benton.

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 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 […]

Family Record of James Noyes and Rebecca Russell Noyes

Courtesy of Nancy Benton Family Record of James and Rebecca Noyes. James Noyes was born Nov 17 1771 Died Oct 13 1835 Rebecca Noyes was born Aug 5 1773 Died March 27 1853 James Noyes Jr. was born Sept 14 1793 Elizabeth was born Dec 16 1795. Died July George W. was born Sept 7 […]