Individual Record 96

Name}   Noble, Walter Mitchell Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa 22 Aug 1883 Place} Logan Twp., Perth, Ontario
Marr.: Date} Exa 31 Dec 1907 Place} Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  4 Apr 1941 Place} Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Burial: Date} Exa 10 Apr 1941 Place} Forest Lawn Mem., Glendale, Los Angeles, California
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1}  70 = Interview
Source 2} 187 = Photographs
Source 3} 197 = Photographs
Source 4} 212 = Photograph
Source 5} 620 = Photograph
Source 6} 671 = Photograph
Source 7} 756 = Photograph
Source 8}  18 = 1900 USA cen
Source 9} 1144=Photograph
Source 10}873 = Birth record
Source 11}899 = 1891 CAN cen
Source 12}1226=Newspaper
Source 13}183 = Index
Source 14}215 = Marriage rec
Source 15}1430=Marriage
Source 16}204 = 1910 USA cen
Source 17}472 = 1920 USA cen
Source 18}797 = 1930 USA Cen
Source 19}872 = Voter record
Source 20}1449=1940 USA cen
Source 21} 88 = Diary
Source 21}533 = Death record
Source 23}1241=Obituary
Source 24}963 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Walter Noble, Sr., & Agnes Detwiller
   Relationship No.} 5
1st Household No.} 89 = Logan Twp., Perth, Ontario
      Occupation 1} Salesperson
       Occupation 2} Manager
Spouses:   Prime} Peck, Adeline May
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:   Walter was born 22 Aug 1883 in Logan Twp., Perth, Ontario, Canada.  His birth was assisted by Mrs. Moffat, the midwife.  He was the youngest child of Walter Noble and Agnes Detwiller.  His older siblings included James, born in 1862, Marion(Mern) born in 1864, Alexander born in 1867, Robina (Bena) born in 1869, Andrew, born in 1871, Janet (Nettie) born in 1874, Mary born in 1876, and Amy, born in 1881.  He was living with his parents and siblings in Logan Twp. in 1891.  He was ten years old when his family emmigrated to Ontario, California.

In 1900, Walter was living with his parents and sister Mary in Ontario.  He and his bride-to-be Adeline Peck attended the wedding of his sister Amy Noble to Henry Olson on 20 Jun 1906 in Ontario.  He married Adeline on New Year's Eve 1907, and in 1910 they were living in the City of Los Angeles.  Walter was a shoe salesman.  He had started working for C.H. Baker shoe store around 1900, as a delivery and stock boy.
In the 1920 USA census, Walter and his wife Adeline were living at 1934 Tamarind Avenue, Los Angeles Twp., Los Angeles, California.  He was now the manager of the C.H. Baker shoe store in Hollywood, working on his own account.  Their house was owned with a mortgage.  Living with them were their two children, William Curtis, age 9, and Mary Elizabeth, age 6.  Also living in the household were Adeline's parents, Wilford and Emily Peck.  In the 1930 USA census, they were still on Tamarind, although Wilford had died.  Walter was registered to vote as a Republican.

In the 1940 USA census, Walter and Adeline are still living on Tamarind, along with Jean Adams, age 21, a niece.  Walter had earned $2750. the prior year, and their home was valued at $2,000.  He had completed 4 years of high school.

Walter Mitchell Noble Walter Mitchell Noble Walter Mitchell Noble Walter died 4 Apr 1941 in Los Angeles, California.  He was stricken with a heart attack as he was about to board a streetcar at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Bronson Avenue, on his way to work at the C.H. Baker shoe store at 629 Broadway.  Funeral services were held Thursday, 10 Apr 1941 at 2:30 p.m. at the Wee Kirk 'o the Heather in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles, where he was then buried.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}  
Confirm. Date}   Photo} Walter, circa 1940 Click to enlarge
Immigr'n Date} 1893 Port}  
Education: Grade} High School, 4 yr or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
 Cause of Death} Heart attack
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 26 Jul  2013
Date Created}  23 Nov 1999
Copyright © 2005 - 2013 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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