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Charles A. Noble
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1892, Germany
Death: May 22, 1983
Watsontown
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Born Karl Adolf Spanknöbel (per birth record) or spelled Carl Adolph Spanknoebel (per naturalization papers) in Homberg (near Kassel) in the present-day state of Hesse, Germany. The town is now known as Homberg (Efze). Son of Conrad Spanknoebel & Christiane Becker. He changed his name to Charles Adolph Noble when he became a US citizen in 1931.

Sun-Gazette (Williamsport, PA), May 23, 1983, p. 31:

"Charles A. Noble
   MUNCY – Charles A. Noble, 90, of Muncy RD 2, died at 2:50 a.m. Sunday, May 22, 1983, at Kramm's Nursing Home, Watsontown, where he lived for about two years.
   Born Sept. 6, 1892, in Homberg, Germany, he was a son of Conrad and Christina Becker Spanknobel.
   Mr. Noble used a variation of the spelling of the family name.
   The owner of Kamera-Werkstatten in Dresden, Germany, he came to the United States in 1922.
   His wife, the former Hildagard Gerding, died in December 1974.
   Surviving are two sons, John, with whom he had lived, and George T., of Deerfield, Ill.,; a sister, Mrs. Freda Kuntze, in West Germany, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
   A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Wallis', 121 South Main Street, with the Rev. Robert Kulzer, pastor of Faith Tabernacle, Williamsport, officiating.
   There will be no visitation."

Spelling and name corrections to obituary:
Spanknobel > Spanknoebel
Christina Becker > Christiane Becker
Hildagard Gerding > Hildegard Gerding
Freda Kuntze > Frieda Kuntze
Kamera-Werkstatten > Kamera-Werkstätten
He arrived in the US on November 27, 1923. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hildegard M. Gerding Noble (1897 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  John H. Noble (1923 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: No marker.
 
Burial:
Chapel Hill Gardens West
Oakbrook Terrace
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Garden of Restoration, Lot 190C, No. 4.
 
Created by: Oscar
Record added: May 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27237183
Charles A. Noble
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