Enoch Noble

Male13 May 1738–23 June 1803

Brief Life History of Enoch

When Enoch Noble was born on 13 May 1738, in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Elisha Noble, was 36 and his mother, Abigail Warner, was 34. He married Tabitha Bush on 7 June 1759, in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1742. He died on 23 June 1803, in Geneseo, Geneseo, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Noble
Tabitha Bush
Marriage: 7 June 1759
Esther Noble
Elizabeth Noble
Clara Noble
Enoch Noble
Lucy Noble
Jemima Noble
Elisha Noble
Russell Noble
Major Noble

Sources (13)

  • Enoch Noble, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Enoch Noble, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Enoch in entry for Esther Noble, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1759Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (4)


    Age 38

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


    Age 51

    The Town of Geneseo was established in 1789, before the formation of Livingston County in 1821.


    Age 53

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and French: status name or nickname from Middle English, Old French noble ‘high-born, distinguished, illustrious’ (from Latin nobilis), denoting someone of lofty birth or character, or someone who poses as a nobleman, or perhaps also ironically someone of low station. The surname has been established in Ireland since the 13th century, but was re-introduced in the 17th century and is now found mainly in Ulster. Compare French Lenoble .

    Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German Knöbel, Knobel , and Nobel .

    Spanish: nickname from noble ‘noble’ or ‘courteous, kind’ (see 1 above).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Marriage of Esther Nole

    The information of Esther Nobles marriage is listed on Page 391 of "History of Thomas Noble. According to this she married Gilbert Olds of Ballston, Saratoga Co. NY sometime before 1785

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