Laura Ann Welch

Plattsburgh sentinel

NOBLE—At Essex, July 28, 1895, Laura Ann
Welch, widow of the late Harmon Noble, Esq.,,
of Essex, aged 71 years.
Laura Ann Welch was born in Vergennea,
Vt., August 31st, 1823, the daughter
of Peter and Martha (Frazer) Welch.
She was married to Harmon Noble, son
of General Ransom Noble, of Essex, Oct.
16th, 1855. He was a member of the
arm of R. Noble & Sons, and later H. &
B. Noble. He died May 24th, 1864. Mrs.
Noble was a lineal descendant of Thomas
Welch, and of Hannah, daughter of
Thomas Buckingham, his wife, two of
the first principal settlers of Milford,
Conn,, in 1638. Her great-grandfather,
Paul Welch, Ecq., was for many year^
an active magistrate— a deputy to the
General Court, and a Lieutenant in the
Colonial forces of the colony of Connecticut,
in the French and Indian wars,
prior to the Revolution. He died in New
Milford, Conn., in 1778. Her grandfather,
Paul Welch 3d, was born in New
Milford, and moved to Vergennea in 1808,
where he died in 1815.
Her father, Peter Welch, was born in
New Milford In 1793, and died in Essex,
Feb. 28, 1865. He Is well and favorably
remembered by older resident, on account
of his genial, kindly disposition.
Mrs. Noble was a consistent Christian,
and had been a member of the Presbyterian
church for forty-five years. She will
be long remembered for her noble, kindly
disposition, always considerate of the
wants of others, and the remembrance of
her many good deeds will long remain in
the hearts and Mind of her many friends
throughout the county.
Out of six children she is survived by
two, Henry Harmon Noble, of Essex, and
Mrs. H. S. Whiting, of New York city

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