1925 Biography - John Nobles

John B. Nobles was one of the successful pioneer farmers of Elvira Township. He married and had Nancy who married James Harpending, they had one son, Mancil. Mr. Nobles married second Elizabeth Brown (sister to R. W. and Reuben) they had William, Frank and Charles. William married Martha Cowan (see Worley). Frank married Elizabeth (see Pearce). Charles married Cora Redden, they have Clarence who is a graduate of the University of Illinois and a teacher in an agricultural college at Blacksburg, Va. Charles is a first class farmer and an influential citizen of Buncombe community. He and wife are members of the M. E. Church.

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, pages 414-415.

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