Capt Asa Noble Sr

16 January 1715–25 March 1797 (Age 82)
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Asa

When Capt Asa Noble Sr was born on 16 January 1715, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Luke Noble, was 39 and his mother, Ruth Wright, was 27. He married Bethiah Noble on 30 November 1738, in Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He registered for military service in 1775. He died on 25 March 1797, in his hometown, at the age of 82.

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Capt Asa Noble Sr
Bethiah Noble
Marriage: 30 November 1738
Ithamar Noble
Eleanor Noble
Ruth Noble
Bethia Noble
Asa Noble Jr
Luke Noble Sr
Ruth Noble
Rhoda Noble
Ashbel Noble
Lucretia Noble
Ithamar Noble
Lovina Noble
Aaron Noble

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30 November 1738
Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


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World Events (4)


Age 61

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

Age 61

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 66

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Asa Noble, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Asa Noble in entry for Aaron Noble, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Asaph Noble, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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