Eunice

Femaleabout 1770–about 1870

Brief Life History of Eunice

Eunice was born about 1770, in United States. She married John Noyes about 1790, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died about 1870, at the age of 102.

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Family Time Line

John Noyes
1770–1870
Eunice
1770–1870
Marriage: about 1790
Sophrona Noyes
1797–
Sally Noyes

Sources (2)

  • Eunice Noyes in entry for Sophrona Noyes, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Euncie Noyes in entry for Sally Noyes, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1790Maine, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1776

    Age 6

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    Age 6

    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 30

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    From a Late Greek name, derived from eu ‘well, good’ + nikē ‘victory’. This is mentioned in the New Testament as the name of the mother of Timothy, who introduced him to Christianity (2 Timothy 1:5). This reference led to the name being taken up by the Puritans in the 16th century.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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