Rev James Noyes, II

Rev James Noyes, II

Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 30 Dec 1719 (aged 79)
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 7931485 · View Source
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He graduated from Harvard in 1659 and was ordained minister and pastor of "The Road Church", First Congregational Church Stonington, on Sept.11,1674. The next day he married Dorothy Stanton, b. 1651 d. 1741/42. They had six children and many descendants who became members of the clergy. He served as Chaplin under Capt. George Denison in the Narragansett War and was a founder of Yale University, serving as a trustee from Oct. 1701 until his death. His grave has a very large pier slab with the inscription that follows. It was relettered "mid-19th cen." at Doty's marble works.

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In expectation of a joyful resurrection to eternal life here lyeth interred the body of the Rev. Mr. James Noyes aged 80 years who after a faithful living of the Church of Christ in this place for more than 55 years deceased Dec. ye 30, 1719-20. Majesty, meekness and humilty here meet in one with greatest charity. He was first pastor of the Road Church and Society

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Noyes, II (11 Mar 1640–30 Dec 1719), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7931485, citing Wequetequock Burial Ground, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Stanton (contributor 46546723) .