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Unknown [Article about the Noyes family]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.48 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Westerly, Rhode Island Type: Newspaper clipping Date: 9 February 1939 Pagination: 1 p. : 17 x 24

Newspaper article from the Westerly Sun. It talks about the Noyes family and their influence in the area, especially in terms of property holding. The history dates back to Reverend James Noyes, who was the first pastor of the First Church of Christ in Stonington. It goes on to talk about his grandson, Thomas Noyes, who served in the American Revolution and later married his cousin Mary.

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