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James Noble

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Hebron, Tolland County, Province of Connecticut
Death: February 25, 1817 (80)
Orwell, Addison County, Vermont, United States
Place of Burial: Orwell, Addison County, Vermont, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. David Noble; Abigail Noble and Abigail Noble
Husband of Eunice (Crouch) Noble; Priscilla Branch and Anna Noble
Father of Catherine Noble; James Noble; John Noble; Anna Noble; Oliver Noble and 4 others
Brother of Captain David Noble; Oliver Noble; Katharine Noble; Thirza Noble; Enoch Noble and 15 others

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No source documents for marriage to Priscilla Brand (1730), Eunice Crouch (1730-1813) and Agnes Smith (1730). He married Anna Caldwell 11/29/1758 in Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut

DAR Ancestor #: A083971

Family records written by Katherine Griswold (descendant) and retyped by another family member have a birthdate of July 7, 1736 for James.

James Noble served at the age of 20 under Captain Wells in an expedition to or against Crown Point, NY, in 1756. He married Anna Caldwell on November 29, 1758 and moved to Pittsfield about 1769.

On June 24, 1774, Capt. James Noble issued a call to convene a town meeting for the purpose of taking action in regard to invaded liberties of the country by the British, which is recorded in the town records of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. (See below for his commissioning as a captain.)

Captain James Noble served in the American Revolutionary War, having been commissioned a captain in the garrison at Fort Ticonderoga on July 15, 1775. (He also served in May 1775 in an expedition to Canada, as did his father Captain David Noble. He again marched to Fort Ticonderoga on October 17, 1776, and returned to Connecticut with his company November 16, 1776. In 1777, he was with Captain John Strong looking after Tories or spies at Kinderhook, NY. On August 12, 1777, he enrolled for the Battle of Bennington (VT?). He was discharged in 1777. In 1780, he was elected to the Massachusetts Legislature. The first session of the 35th Congress, House of Representatives, mentioned his services.

With his son, James Noble Jr, James Noble was a founder of Benson, Vermont. (From family notes)

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Capt. James Noble's Timeline

July 9, 1736
Hebron, Tolland County, Province of Connecticut
June 12, 1759
Age 22
Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut
January 24, 1761
Age 24
Westfield, Massachusetts, United States
October 25, 1762
Age 26
Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut
September 29, 1764
Age 28
Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut
August 20, 1767
Age 31
Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut
May 14, 1769
Age 32
Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
March 3, 1771
Age 34
Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
April 18, 1773
Age 36
Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts