Noble Webster Gregg

Male1854–23 February 1883

Brief Life History of Noble Webster

Noble Webster Gregg was born in 1854, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States as the son of Mr Ridgon and Mrs Ridgon. He married Laura A. Patterson on 8 December 1875, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Locust Grove Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Washington Township, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 23 February 1883, at the age of 29, and was buried in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

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Noble Webster Gregg
Laura A. Patterson
Marriage: 8 December 1875
Carl Wright Gregg
Edna Gregg
about 1882–
Frank Gregg
Roy Gregg

Sources (5)

  • Webster Gregg in household of Heny Gregg, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Noble W. Gregg, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Noble W. Gregg, "Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1875Jefferson, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 3

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from the Middle English personal name Greg, a pet form of Gregory ; compare Grigg .

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

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