Bessie Noble

22 February 1884–15 June 1966 (Age 82)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Bessie

When Bessie Noble was born on 22 February 1884, in Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Noble, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Ellen Creek, was 40. She married Henry Edwards on 31 January 1903, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Atlanta, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 15 June 1966, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Henry Edwards
1880–1953
Bessie Noble
1884–1966
Marriage: 31 January 1903
Malcolm Edwards
1903–1979
Keith B. EDWARDS
1906–1975
Faye Eliza Edwards
1915–1961

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 January 1903
Hamilton, Indiana, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 21

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Bessie Noble in household of Joseph Noble, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bessie Noble, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Elizabeth Noble in entry for Malcolm M Edwards and Louise M Koons, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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