American Silversmiths

Breed Noyes
(1786-1834)
Sarah Keeler
(Abt 1786-1852)
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Morillo Noyes
(1820-1907)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Catherine Louisa Haswell

Morillo Noyes
  • Born: 14 Oct 1820, Hyde Park VT
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Louisa Haswell on 7 Nov 1849 in Burlington VT
  • Died: 20 Oct 1907, Washington DC

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Advertised in the Burlington Free Press (Burlington VT), 1 Oct 1845, announcing William R. Vilas and Morillo Noyes as successors to Vilas, Loomis & Co., wholesale dealers in foreign and domestic dry goods; tin plate; English, Russian and Canadian sheet iron; iron wire; wire vellum; sheet and bolt copper; sheet lead and zinc; and manufacturers of tin ware. 16
  • Advertised in the Liberty Gazette (Burlington VT), 1 Jul 1847, their assortment of silver table, tea, dessert and salt spoons, noting: "To prevent any imposition, we would add that they are marked VILAS & NOYES, BURLINGTON and all such will be warranted by us as a good article of silver."
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  • He was a partner in 1848-1855 with Horatio N. And Julius M. Noyes in Burlington VT as M. NOYES & Co. 16
  • Advertised in the Burlington Sentinel (Burlington VT), 11 Feb 1848, that they (M. NOYES & Co.) were increasing their facilities, purchasing goods at wholesale, and would pay particular attention in future to furnishing peddlers. 16
  • He worked in 1855-1878 as a silversmith, jeweler, and general merchant in Burlington VT 16
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Burlington VT, listed as a merchant.
  • Advertised in the Vermont Directory & Commercial Almanac (Burlington VT), 1855, as successor to VILAS & NOYES and M. NOYES & Co. He noted that he was a wholesale dealer in every description of foreign and domestic staple dry goods, ginghams, delaines, cashmeres, thibets and other stuff goods, silks, lawns, poplins, linens, laces and edgings, silk, worsted and fancy shawls and handkerchiefs, hosiery and gloves and a great variety of Yankee notions and other useful articlesópocket cutlery; real silver spoons, warranted; silver plated spoons of superior quality; tin plate; Canadian and other sheet iron; and tinmen's stock generally. Noyes was a manufacturer of tin ware and kept a large assortment constantly at hand. He was also agent for the Boston Friction Matches, a superior article. He specialized in supplying merchants and peddlers of whom nearly every description of barter would be received in exchange. He paid cash at all times for furs, pelts and other kinds of barter. His store was in the Exchange Building on Water (now Battery) Street in Burlington. 16
  • Advertised in the Burlington Sentinel (Burlington VT), 8 Jul 1856, that he had a good assortment of silver table, tea, dessert, salt and cream spoons and sugar shovelsówarranted a genuine article. 16
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Burlington VT, listed as a merchant.
  • Advertised in the Vermont Directory & Commercial Almanac (Burlington VT), 1866, in addition to his usual line of fine silver and jewelery goods, he was a commission merchant and jobber in staple dry goods and Yankee notions; as a manufacturer of tin ware; and dealer in paper stock, metals, wool, pelts, furs and other barter. He had moved into No. 1 Noyes's Block and continued to give particular attention to peddlers. 16
  • Advertised in the Waltoris Register (Burlington VT), 1878, as a wholesale dealer in notions, glass, wooden and tin wares, paper bags, writing and wrapping paper, etc. He carried Portland, Star, and Syracuse matches. He would purchase almost anything, including rags, paper stock, old metals, glue stock, hair, horns, bones, wool, pelts, hides, skins and furs. 16
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Burlington VT, liated as a merchant.

Morillo married Catherine Louisa Haswell on 7 Nov 1849 in Burlington VT. (Catherine Louisa Haswell was born on 8 Mar 1824 in Hyde Park VT and died on 18 Apr 1896 in Washington DC.)




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