Marcus Nobel

1 February 1868–3 November 1954 (Age 86)
Lekkerkerk, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Marcus

When Marcus Nobel was born on 1 February 1868, in Lekkerkerk, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Johannes Nobel, was 52 and his mother, Johanna Roest, was 39. He died on 3 November 1954, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Nobel
1815–1883
Johanna Roest
1828–1911
Anna Nobel
1859–1860
Anna Maria Nobel
1862–1908
Nobel
1863–1863
Johanna Nobel
1864–1896
Johannes Nobel
1866–1942
Marcus Nobel
1868–1954
Krijna Nobel
1869–1869

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Nobel

    Male1815–1883Male

    Johanna Roest

    Female1828–1911Female

siblings

(7)

    Anna Nobel

    Female1859–1860Female

    Anna Maria Nobel

    Female1862–1908Female

    Nobel

    Female1863–1863Female

    Johanna Nobel

    Female1864–1896Female

    Male1866–1942Male

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World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 2

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.
1870 · Municipal Waterworks established

Age 2

In 1870, Rotterdam Municipal Waterworks opens to improve the quality of drinking water throughout Rotterdam city. The water source was the Rhine river, until 1969.
1898 · Witte Huis, Europe's first Skyscraper is built

Age 30

"Built in 1898, the """"White House"""" standing at 43 meters tall, was Europe's first skyscraper. Somehow it survived German bombings in May 14 1940. The White House was added to the UNESCO world heritage list."

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: shortened form of Nobelius, a Latinized habitational name from a place called Nöbbelöv. This is one of the rare genuine habitational names in Swedish, as distinct from ornamental coinages, which sometimes look like place names.2 German (also Nöbel): from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with nōt ‘distress’, ‘force’.3 German (also Nöbel): in some cases a habitational name from a place so named near Danzig (Polish Gdańsk) and (Nöbel) from Nöbeln in Saxony.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Marcus Nobel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Netherlands birth record for Marcus Nobel

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