Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Wadleigh Noyes, 1745-1856

Wadleigh Noyes.

Birth: 09 SEP 1745 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

Death: October 27, 1777,

Father: Jonathon Noyes.
Mother: Lydia Bancroft.

Wife: Hannah Smith
Marriage: 1768.


1. Moses Noyes, Birth: 20 AUG 1771 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.
Death: 1855.

2. Abigail Noyes, Birth: About 1773 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.
Death: Unknown.

3. Wadleigh Noyes, Birth: 1775 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.
Death: 1832.

4. Samuel Noyes, About 1777 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.
Death: 1791.

On November 23, 1791, a petition of Hannah Noyes, was read before the House of Congress asking for a seven and a half year pension.

Claim Volume 1., 1789-1809, Library of Congress.

Wadleigh Noyes, deceased, was a lieutenant in the 9th Massachusetts regiment; and that he was mortally wounded at Saratoga the 7th of October, 1777, of which wounds he died the 27th day of the same month and year. That the widow of the deceased lieutenant having intermarried, the present petition is presented in behalf of her three children, had by the said Wadleigh Noyes, deceased. That the said widow or children have not received any compensation for the seven years’ half-pay in such cases allowed by the United States.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1789-1793

A petition of Hannah Richardson, late widow of Lieutenant Wadleigh Noyes, who died in the service of the United States, and of Joseph Richardson and John Osgood, guardians of the children of the said deceased, praying that the allowance granted to the widows and orphans of those who died in the service of the United States, during the late war, may be extended to them.

Note. This petition was still before congress in 1856, and still had not passed.

Service records.

Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of the Revolution.

Noyes, Wadleigh (Mass). Sergeant in Lexington Alarm, April, 1775; Sergeant in Gerrish's Massachusetts Regiment, April to November, 1775; Ensign 26th Continental Infantry, 1st January to 31st December, 1776; 1st Lieutenant 9th Massachusetts, 1st January, 1777; died 27th October, 1777, of wounds received at Saratoga, 7th October, 1777

Massachusetts soldiers and sailors of the revolutionary war. A compilation from the archives (1896.)

Note. There are a lot of misspellings here but still readable.

Noyes, Wadleigh, Newbury. Sergeant, Capt. William Rogers's co. of Minute- men, Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days ; also, Capt. William Rogers's co.. Col. Gerrish's regt.; return of effectives made by said Noyes, dated Maiden, July 28, 1775; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted Ajiril 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, Capt. Rogers's (8th) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) .38th (also given 37th) regt. ; pay abstract for Aug., 1775, dated Chelsea; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Chelsea, Dec. 28, 1775; also, list of recruits for the new establishment in Col. Baldwin's regt., approved by Brig. Gen. W. Heath in Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 30, 1775; Capt. Rogers's CO. ; also. Ensign, Col. Loammi Baldwin's (26tli) regt. ; return dated Cam- bridge Camp, Jan. 8, 1776, made by Col. Loammi Baldwin, of commissioned oflicers in 26th regt. ; also. Ensign, Capt. Ezra Badlam's co., Col. Baldwin's regt.; pay abstract for Jan., 1776, etc. ; also, receipt given to Col. Baldwin, for ration allowance from Jan. 1, 1776, to April 1, 1776, dated New York ; oAso, Capt. Badlam's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb.-June, 1776, dated New York ; also, list of men appearing on a bill for work done by them ; receipt on reverse, given to Col. Baldwin by said Noyes, Lieutenant, dated New York, Aug. 11, 1776 ; also, return of the sick in Capt. Badlam's co. made by said Noyes, Ensign, dated North Castle, Nov. 17, 1776; also, return dated Mixfield, Pa., Dec. 29, 1776, of men belonging to Col. Baldwin's(26th) regt. who marched on expedition to Trenton Dec. 26, 1776; also. Lieutenant, Col. James Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Oct. 27, 1777; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Carr's co., Col. Wesson's regt. ; return dated Jan. 25, 1778 ; reported wounded Oct. 7, 1777, died Oct. 27, 1777 ; also, list of officers belonging to 9th Mass. regt. who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1777, as certified by Col. J. Wesson, dated West Point, Sept. 12, 1779 ; reported killed Oct. 27, 1777.

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