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Noah Beach
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1705
Wallingford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1780
Hanover
Morris County
New Jersey, USA

Born in November 1705, Noah Beach died in the "76th year of his age" during the summer of 1780, the 5th year of the American Revolutionary War. A native of Connecticut, where he was born to Benjamin Beach and the former Mary Hitchcock, he reportedly came to Denville, NJ during the 1750's with his brother Abner. His wife, with whom he had several children, was the former Hannah Harriman, daughter of Joseph Harriman of that town. By some accounts Hannah Harriman Beach survived her husband, but by others, the couple both died on July 20, 1780, a coincidence which suggests they were either victims of an accident or a contagious disease. Mr. Beach's brown sandstone stele features a soul effigy of the portrait type in its tympanum, and is probably the work of a craftsman known as the "The Common Jersey Carver". His epitaph is a departure from the grimmer sentiments of the colonial era, simply stating that he "exchang'd this for the world of Glory".
("Anonymous" gravestone photo by Nikita Barlow.) 
 
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 Children:
  Peter Beach (1740 - 1777)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"In Memory of
Noah Beach
who exchang'd this
for the world of Glory
July 20, 1780 In
the 76 Year of his Age"
 
Note: Source of spouse's & mother's names: Michele Adams, Findagrave member #48194223
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Church of Hanover Cemetery
Hanover
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Western side of churchyard
 
Created by: Nikita Barlow
Record added: Mar 03, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8466567
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RIP My 7th great-grandfather
- Michele Adams
 Added: Aug. 9, 2015
My 1st cousin 8X removed.
- jackdowns61
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015

- Coralie
 Added: Jan. 26, 2012
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