Abigail B. Noakes

8 February 1793–27 July 1888 (Age 95)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Abigail B.

When Abigail B. Noakes was born on 8 February 1793, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Noakes, was 26 and her mother, Nancy McGuire, was 27. She married Joel Stringer on 27 February 1811, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 27 July 1888, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Joel Stringer
1791–1844
Abigail B. Noakes
1793–1888
Marriage: 27 February 1811
William A. Stringer
1811–1894
Louisa Stringer
1835–
George Washington Stringer
1813–1888
Limeledge Stringer
1815–1905
Benjamin Stringer
1818–
Margaret Elizabeth Stringer
1820–1900
Thomas Mason Stringer
1822–
Abram Nokes Stringer
1825–1886
James Francis Stringer
1827–
Mary Ann Stringer
1827–1905
Susan Elizabeth Stringer
1838–1918
Ditter C Stringer
1839–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1811
Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
children

(12)

    William A. Stringer

    Male1811–1894Male

    George Washington Stringer

    Male1813–1888Male

    Limeledge Stringer

    Male1815–1905Male

    Benjamin Stringer

    Male1818–Male

    Margaret Elizabeth Stringer

    Female1820–1900Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Noakes

    Male1766–1834Male

    Female1766–1830Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 3

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 25

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

English (southeastern and central): topographic name for someone who lived by some oak trees, from misdivision of Middle English atten okes ‘at the oaks’ ( see Nock ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abagail Stringer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abigail Noakes, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • A. Nokes in entry for Mary A. Tool, "Indiana Deaths and Burials, 1750-1993"

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