Laura Matilda Noble

17 February 1850–14 January 1929 (Age 78)
Horton All Saints, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Laura Matilda

When Laura Matilda Noble was born on 17 February 1850, in Horton All Saints, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Goodwin Noble, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Harper, was 43. She married Robert Leeming Fishburn on 9 March 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 14 January 1929, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Leeming Fishburn
Laura Matilda Noble
Marriage: 9 March 1869
Mary Ann Fishburn
Waterhouse Harper Fishburn
Arthur Goodwin Fishburn
James Alfred Fishburn
Lillie Jane Fishburn
Lauretta Fishburn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 1
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 22
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and French: status name or nickname from Middle English, Old French noble ‘high-born, distinguished, illustrious’ (from Latin nobilis), denoting someone of lofty birth or character, or someone who poses as a nobleman, 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. Compare French Lenoble .Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German Knöbel, Knobel , and Nobel .Spanish: nickname from noble ‘noble’ or ‘courteous, kind’ (see 1 above).

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

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    Memorial to Laura Matilda Noble Fishburn

    Laura Matilda Noble Fishburn BIRTH 17 Feb 1850 Great Horton, Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England DEATH 14 Jan 1929 (aged 78) Smithfield, Cache County, Utah, USA BURIAL Brigham C …

    Sources (24)

    • Laura Noble in entry for James Alfred Fishburn, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Laura W Fishborn in household of Robert Fishborn, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Laura M Noble, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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