Anna Belle Noble

7 October 1866–25 September 1946 (Age 80)
Seville Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Anna Belle

When Anna Belle Noble was born on 7 October 1866, in Seville Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, her father, Silas Octavius Noble, was 21 and her mother, Adelia Ann Copp, was 21. She married William H. Zufelt on 3 April 1890, in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Fremont Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States for about 30 years and Winn, Fremont Township, Isabella, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 25 September 1946, at the age of 79, and was buried in Strickland, Isabella, Michigan, United States.

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William H. Zufelt
Anna Belle Noble
Marriage: 3 April 1890
Theda Maud Zufelt

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3 April 1890
Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States


    Theda Maud Zufelt


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 13

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 21

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

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)

  • Anna B Trable in household of Silas O Trable, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Annabell Zufelt in household of William Zufelt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anne B Zufelt in household of William H Zufelt, "United States Census, 1920"

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