Cass Twp. -- Levi R. Noble, retired farmer, was born Dec. 29, 1830, in the town of Alabama, Genesse County, N.Y, and was a son of Jonathan F. an Martha G. Noble. When sixteen years of age he came to Clayton County with his father, who settled on a farm. He assisted his father until he was twenty-two years old, when he bought 120 acres of land in Lodomillo Township, which he cultivated until eight years ago, when he retired from active life, having added 180 acres to his possession, and acquired an ample fortune. On March 9, 1853, he was married to Lucinda A. Haskell, in Lodomillo Towhship. Of three children born to this union, one survives--Martha E. In politics Mr. Noble is a Republican.
Lodomillo Twp. -- Levi R. Noble is a native of Alabama, N.Y., born Dec. 29, 1830. His parents, Jonathan F. and Martha Noble, nee Gray, were early settlers of Clayton County. Levi was the oldest of three children born of this union. He attended school and assisted on his father's farm until his marriage to Lucinda A. Haskell, which occurred March 9, 1853. She was born in New York State, and was a daughter of Thomas and Hulda (Orcott) Haskell, natives of Vermont. Of three children born of this union, one survives--Martha E., born Dec. 20, 1862. After his marriage Mr. Noble purchased a farm of 300 acres in this township, which he still owns and resided upon until 1874, when he went with his family to Colorado and California, returning to Clayton County one year later. He has since resided in Strawberry Point, where he owns a lot of five and a quarter acres and a beautiful residence. He is one of Clayton County's enterprising and energetic citizens. Miss Martha E. Noble is a member of the Congregational church.
source: History of Clayton
County, Iowa, 1882.
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