Martha Ann Noel

15 July 1849–23 January 1931 (Age 81)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Noel was born on 15 July 1849, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Jennings Noel, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Whitehouse, was 25. She married Richard Leroy Lawrence on 4 November 1869, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 23 January 1931, in Mount Eden, Spencer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Anderson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Leroy Lawrence
Martha Ann Noel
Marriage: 4 November 1869
John Will Lawrence
James T Lawrence
Frank Hardman Lawrence
Charles Lee Lawrence

Spouse and Children

    Richard Leroy Lawrence



4 November 1869
Shelby, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 23

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English and French: nickname for someone who had some special connection with the Christmas season, such as owing the particular feudal duty of providing a yule-log to the lord of the manor, or having given a memorable performance as the Lord of Misrule. The name is from Middle English, Old French no(u)el ‘Christmas’ (Latin natalis (dies) ‘birthday’). It was also used as a given name for someone born during the Christmas period.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha A Lawrence in household of Charlie Lawrence, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha A Lawrence in household of Charles L Lawrence, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Lawrence, "United States Census, 1900"

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