Niagara County

1897 Biography - Romyne W. Noble

Noble, Romyne W., Somerset, was born in Somerset, August 10, 1841, and is the only son of Marcus and Abigail Noble. His father was born in Connecticut, December 11, 1808 and his mother was born in New York, October 6, 1810. They came on canal to Somerset and were on the way two weeks, arriving at Somerset May 13, 1840, and located on the farm now owned by their son. Mr. Noble died September 25, 1879, and Mrs. Noble May 9, 1889. Mr. Noble attended Yates Academy nearly four years, after which he engaged with his father in farming, soon assuming complete management of the farm. October 17, 1866, he married Ellen Stewart; she died November 12, 1878, and on September 29, 1880, he married Orpha A. Bliss, and they have two daughters, Edna May, born January 26, 1885, and Mildred Orpha, born August 14, 1889. Mr. Noble is engaged in fruit growing and stock raising, and has a fine dairy consisting of twenty head of cows. His large farm of 237 acres is under a high state of cultivation and his buildings are magnificent.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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