Noble Allen Kirkham

26 July 1890–May 1971 (Age 80)
Jasper, Illinois, United States

The Life of Noble Allen

When Noble Allen Kirkham was born on 26 July 1890, in Jasper, Illinois, United States, his father, Marion Kirkham, was 55 and his mother, Susan Hannah Allen, was 42. He married Julia Belle Vieths in 1920. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Canada in 1920 and lived in Yakima, Washington, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 84 Sunnyside Rural 1, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died in May 1971, in Sunnyside, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Noble Allen Kirkham
Julia Belle Vieths
Marriage: 1920
Thelma Kirkham
LT(jg) Charles Noble Kirkham
Franklin Allen Kirkham

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    Thelma Kirkham


    LT(jg) Charles Noble Kirkham


    Franklin Allen Kirkham


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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Historical Boundaries - 1910: Costilla, Colorado, United States
1912 · The Girl Scouts

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Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and North Yorkshire named Kirkham, which is a scandinavianized form of Old English ciric-hām, from cirice ‘church’ + hām ‘homestead’.2 Possibly a respelling of German Kirchham, a habitational name from either of two places named Kirchham, in Austria or Bavaria.

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

Sources (3)

  • Noble Kirkham, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Noble Kirkham in household of Cary Kirkham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Noble A Kirkham, "United States Census, 1940"

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