Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p296


Volume 3, Page 296

Wilson, and Isabel Phelps, devises a compet. est. to w. for life, remained.
in fee to Christopher Nowell, s. of Edward of Wakefield, Yorksh.
yet he calls neither his br. Both the will and inv. of 22 Feb. foll. are
in J. H. Trumbull's Conn. Col. Rec. I. 506, 8. A reasonable conject.
may arise, from the moderate distance betw. Wakefield and Clitheroe,
less than 40 miles, that the stock of this Windsor wayfarer and our
Secr. of Mass. was in the sixteenth cent. the same, tho. we find no evid.
of their ever meet. in our country. Farmer says the name is still found
in both the States of New Hampsh. and Mass. and I should be very
glad to see the deduction from first comer.

    NOYES, NOYCE or NOISE, CUTTING, Newbury, s. of Nicholas,
freem. 1674, m. 23 Feb. 1674, Elizabeth d. John Knight, had John, b. 15
Dec. 1674; Cutting, 28 Jan. 1677; Elizabeth 2 Jan. 1679; Nicholas, 22 May
1681, d. at 14 yrs.; Joseph, 21 Jan. 1689; and Mary, 27 Mar. 1693.
JAMES, Newbury, one of the two first min. b. 1608, at Choulderton, in
Wilts, near the edge of Hants, betw. Amesbury in W. and Andover in
H. s. of Rev. William, who was instit. I find by the registry of that
diocese, in 1602 as rector, but in 1621, resign. in favor of Nathan Noyes.
His mo. was sis. of Robert Parker a very learned Puritan, driv. to
Holland for his heterodoxy a. forms; and he was bred at Brazen Nose,
Oxford, as his nephew, Rev. Nicholas in his acco. for Magn. III.
cap. 25, Append. writes and was call. away by his cous. Thomas
Parker to assist him at the sch. of Newbury, in Berksh. He m. 1634,
Sarah, eldest d. of Mr. Joseph Brown of Southampton, and in Mar. of
that yr. emb. for N. E. in co. with his br. Nicholas and cous. Thomas
Parker, in the Mary and John of London, preach. some short time at
Medford, was freem. 3 Sept. 1634, and invit. to Watertown ch. but in
1635 went to Newbury, and tho. younger than his collea. cous. d. first,
22 Oct. 1656. His will, made five days bef. ment. w. Sarah and ch. br.
Rev. Nicholas N. and cous. Rev. Thomas Parker; the inv. show. good
est. and ch. were Joseph, b. 15 Oct. 1637; James, 11 Mar. 1640, H. C.
1659; Sarah, 12 Aug. 1641, d. young; Moses, 6 Dec. 1643, H. C.
1659; John, 3 June 1645; Thomas, 10 Aug. 1648; Rebecca, 1 Apr.
1651; William, 22 Sept. 1653, Sarah, again, 25 Mar. 1656; and his
wid. d. 13 Sept. 1691. Sarah m. 31 Mar. 1684, Rev. John Hale of
Beverly. We owe gratitude to Mather for rare modesty in being
content with the faithful and judic. contrib. of the Salem kinsman, of
wh. in our day Eliot's Biogr. Dict. has well abbrev. the charact. JAMES,
Stonington, s. of the preced. began there to preach 1664, yet was not
ord. bef. 10 Sept. 1674, m. next day Dorothy, d. of Thomas Stanton
(who d. 19 Jan. 1743, in her 91st yr.) had Dorothy, b. 20 June foll. tho.
in ano. place the date is 16 Jan. 1676; James, 2 Aug. 1677, Thomas,