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Reverend Nicholas Noyes Jr. (December 22, 1647, Newbury, Massachusetts - December 13, 1717, Salem, Massachusetts) was a colonial minister in Salem, Massachusetts, during the time of the Salem witch trials. He was the second minister, called the "Teacher," to Rev. John Higginson. During the Salem witch trials, Noyes acted as the official minister of the trials.
- Nicholas Noyes, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011).
Children... iv. NICHOLAS NOYES, b. Newbury 22 December 1647; Harvard College 1667 [Sibley 2:239-46]; "never married" [Sibley 2:242-43].
- Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 3:298.
NICHOLAS, Salem, s. of the preced. preach. many yrs. at Haddam, but having in 1682 a call to S. to assist the venera. John Higginson, he became his collea. ord. 14 Nov. 1683, as one of the promoters of the horrible delusion of 1692, and yet a d. of his noble collea. was one of the accused. He did not altogether lose his faculties, as his let. to Mather of the character of his uncle, wh. is certain. one of the best parts of the strange. compound of materials in the Magnalia; as also a good epistle to John Higginson in London, preserv. in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VII. 212, will prove. He d. 13 Dec. 1717, unm.
- ↑ Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1911), 1:366.
Noyes, Nicholas, s. Nicholas, [born] Dec. 22, 1647.
- ↑ Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records to the End of the year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1916-1925), 9:96.
Noyes, Nicho[las], Rev., [died] Dec. 13, 1717, a. 70 y. wanting 8 days.
[Birth calculates to about 21 Dec 1647.]
- Nicholas Noyes, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).