Pansy Noyes of Liberal, Missouri

Pansy Noyes, daughter of Ray Noyes and Bettie Brewer Noyes, was born Dec 8, 1895 and died Sep 25, 1985 at Liberal, Missouri. She married Charles Morton Bryant.

Hiram Atwell and Rachel Scagel

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Hiram’s wife Rachel died in childbirth, the baby Francis dying a few days later. An older child, Hiram, took some medicine intended for his mother, and this caused his death later. Hiram kept the home together for his young daughters. When the gold rush started in California in 1849, he decide to go. He sold […]

Victor Hugo Noyes

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Original image courtesy of Nancy Benton. Victor Hugo Noyes was a son of James Allen Noyes and Caroline Atwell Noyes, and elder sibling of this blog’s direct line Ray Noyes. Victor Hugo NOYES was killed by a train in Florida. Because of a yellow fever epidemic, his body was buried for a year there, then […]

George Atwell

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George E. Atwell, son of Asher E. Atwell and Charlotte Thornton, and a cousin of our Caroline Atwell, was born in Johnson, Lamoille, Vermont about 1862. The photo of Lowella is courtesy Greg Chase.

G. W. McKenney Jr, Belle Sparks McKenney and daughter Carrie Isabel

The photo is of George McKENNEY Jr. with Belle Sparks MCKENNEY and daughter Carrie Isabel. The photo backdrop is the same seen in the photo of James Albert McKENNEY and Vera, so is probably taken also c. 1904 about the time of James and Vera’s wedding. Carrie would have been about seven. The photo was […]

Lowella Atwell

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Lowella “Celia” A. Atwell, daughter of Asher E. Atwell and Charlotte Thornton, and a cousin of our Caroline Atwell, was born in Johnson, Lamoille, Vermont about 1857. The photo of Lowella is courtesy Greg Chase.

Charlotte Thornton Atwell

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Charlotte Thornton, born about 1870, was wife to Asher atwell, brother of our Hiram Atwell. The photo, taken perhaps, July 4 1882, the same date as Asher’s photo, is courtesy of Greg Chase, descendant, and possessor of the original. They would have been residing in Johnson, Lamoille, Vermont.

James Allen Noyes in Later Years

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James Allen Noyes, born 1822 at Ann Arbor, Michigan, was the husband of Caroline Atwell Noyes. In 1882 they moved to the freethought community of Liberal, Missouri where this photo would have been taken in James’ later years. He died in Liberal in 1901. More information on the family is here.

George Copley

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A photo of a George W. Copley was included in the papers of James Allen Noyes and Caroline Atwell Noyes. Because the name of the studio is included I’m able to say that the photo would have been taken between some time from the 1860s to 1890s at the studio of the Ensminger Brothers in […]

Photos of Orlando Mitchell, son of James Bourne, and wife, Clara

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Original photos are courtesy of Jim Mitchell, a descendant. Orlando McDavid “Lando” Mitchell, born May 5, 1865 in Randolph County, Missouri, died October 27, 1949 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, was a son of Rev. James Bourne Mitchell and Martha Cowden Dysart. On Nov 20 1890 he married Clara Wilson, born Nov 25, 1864 in […]

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