Enoch Noble

13 May 1738–23 June 1803 (Age 65)
Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Enoch

When Enoch Noble was born on 13 May 1738, in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Elisha Noble, was 35 and his mother, Abigail Warner, was 34. He married Tabitha Bush on 7 June 1759, in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. 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
1738–1803
Tabitha Bush
1739–1807
Marriage: 7 June 1759
Esther Noble
1760–
Betsey Noble
1770–
Clara Noble
1772–
Enoch Noble
1774–
Lucy Noble
1762–1822
Jemima Noble
1763–
Elisha Noble
1765–1838
Russell Noble
1768–
Major Noble
1780–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 June 1759
Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(9)

    Esther Noble

    Female1760–Female

    Lucy Noble

    Female1762–1822Female

    Jemima Noble

    Female1763–Female

    Elisha Noble

    Male1765–1838Male

    Russell Noble

    Male1768–Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (4)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1789

Age 51

The Town of Geneseo was established in 1789, before the formation of Livingston County in 1821.
1791

Age 53

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish (of Norman origin); also French: nickname from Middle English, Old French noble ‘high-born’, ‘distinguished’, ‘illustrious’ (Latin nobilis), denoting someone of lofty birth or character, 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.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Knöbel, a surname derived from an archaic German word for a servant. This was the name of a famous rabbinical family which moved from Wiener Neustadt to Sanok in Galicia in the 17th century; several members subsequently emigrated to the U.S.3 Jewish: Americanized form of Nobel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Enoch Noble, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Enoch Noble, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Enoch Noble, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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