Carrie May Noble

8 January 1872–21 August 1964 (Age 92)
Honey Creek Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Carrie May

When Carrie May Noble was born on 8 January 1872, in Honey Creek Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States, her father, Orren Emmons Noble, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Jenette Kellom, was 35. She married William Arthur Brown on 26 March 1889, in Whatcom, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1920 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 21 August 1964, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

William Arthur Brown
Carrie May Noble
Marriage: 26 March 1889
Grace May Brown
Harland Westbrook Brown
William Floyd Brown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1889Whatcom, Washington, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
    Age 10
    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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.

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    Sources (26)

    • Carrie M. Noble in entry for Harland W. Brown, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
    • Carrie Hunter, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Carrie M Noble, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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