Warham Boardman Noble

20 August 1828–24 October 1873 (Age 45)
Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Warham Boardman

When Warham Boardman Noble was born on 20 August 1828, in Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Boardman Noble #2, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsey" Colton, was 21. He married Theresa Amelia Turner in 1848, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 24 October 1873, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Warham Boardman Noble
Theresa Amelia Turner
Marriage: 1848
Frank Lafayette Noble
Julia Alice Noble
Lucy Ellen Noble
Boardman Warham Noble
Jay Dewitt Noble
Adelia Addie Noble
Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Elvira Noble

Spouse and Children

Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States


    Frank Lafayette Noble


    Julia Alice Noble


    Lucy Ellen Noble


    Boardman Warham Noble


    Jay Dewitt Noble


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 9

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Warrumt Noble, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Boardman Noble in household of Boardman Noble, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Boardman Noble, "United States Census, 1860"

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