George B Noble

October 1861–after 1940 (Age 78)
Fayette, Fayette, Iowa, United States

The Life of George B

When George B Noble was born in October 1861, in Fayette, Fayette, Iowa, United States, his father, John Ezekiel Noble, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Mable Romer, was 38. He married Effie Aline Rapp on 6 June 1888, in West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Davenport City Township, Scott, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died after 1940, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

George B Noble
1861–1940
Effie Aline Rapp
1870–1940
Marriage: 6 June 1888
Minnie E Noble
1888–
Otto Edward Noble
1890–1949
LeVonne Lola Noble
1899–
Ottolie L Noble
1909–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1888
West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States
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World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 6

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • George B Noble, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George B Noble in household of John Noble, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • George B Noble, "United States Census, 1900"

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