John Noble Raeside

27 April 1896–21 November 1971 (Age 75)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of John Noble

When John Noble Raeside was born on 27 April 1896, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, William Raeside, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Noble, was 31. He married Elizabeth Rutherford Selfridge on 22 September 1920, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Benton Harbor, Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940 and Oronoko, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1971. He registered for military service in 1920. He died on 21 November 1971, in Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Coloma, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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John Noble Raeside
Elizabeth Rutherford Selfridge
Marriage: 22 September 1920
Elizabeth Jane Raeside
Isabelle Patricia Raeside

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Rutherford Selfridge


22 September 1920
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


    Elizabeth Jane Raeside


    Isabelle Patricia Raeside


Parents and Siblings

    William Raeside





World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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Sources (3)

  • John Noble Raesides, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • John Raeside, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John N Raeside, "United States Census, 1930"

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