Noyes, Eli, Dd
Noyes, Eli, D.D., a noted American Free-will Baptist minister and missionary, was born at Jefferson, Me., April 27, 1814. His education was gained by his own exertions, and he commenced to preach in 1834. On Sept. 22, 1835, accompanied by his wife, he sailed for Calcutta, and located at Orissa. He had great success both as an evangelist and teacher. He became a skillful linguist. Mr. Noyes published Lectures on the Truths of the Bible (1853): a Hebrew Grammar and Reader. In 1841 he returned home with impaired health, and for four or five years occupied the pastorate of a Free-will Baptist Church in Boston. He was also for ten years editor of the Morning Star, the Free-will Baptist organ. He died at Lafayette, Ind., Sept. 10, 1854.