Carrie May Noble

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

The Life 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

    William Arthur Brown



26 March 1889
Whatcom, Washington, United States


    Grace May Brown


    Harland Westbrook Brown



Parents and Siblings



    Ben F. Noble


    Charles Arthur Noble


    Bertie Emmons Noble




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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Carrie Hunter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carrie M Hunter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carrie M Brown in household of W A Brown, "Canada Census, 1901"

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