John Cavil Noel

16 August 1894–23 February 1985 (Age 90)
Scott, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Cavil

When John Cavil Noel was born on 16 August 1894, in Scott, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Thomas Noel, was 38 and his mother, Martha Ann Hinton, was 41. He lived in Turkey Foot, Scott, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 6, Scott, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 23 February 1985, in Scott, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Scott, Kentucky, United States.

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John Cavil Noel
Amanda Barnhill

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Noel


    Martha Ann Hinton





    Noble Noah Noel


    Sallie Noel


    Noda Cole Noel



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 6

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English and French: nickname for someone who had some special connection with the Christmas season, such as owing the particular feudal duty of providing a yule-log to the lord of the manor, or having given a memorable performance as the Lord of Misrule. The name is from Middle English, Old French no(u)el ‘Christmas’ (Latin natalis (dies) ‘birthday’). It was also used as a given name for someone born during the Christmas period.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cavil Noel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cavil Noel in household of Nada Noel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Noel in household of Martha Noel, "United States Census, 1900"

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