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Samuel Hamblet, Electa Noble marriage -- and divorce?

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Samuel Hamblet, Electa Noble marriage -- and divorce?

Dori Partsch (View posts)
Posted: 6 Mar 2005 6:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hamblet, Snow, Noble
This is a mystery. Samuel Hamblet of Branch Co., MI, married Electa Noble Dec. 30, 1847 (online marriage records). It seems likely that he was my ancestor, who was known to reside in Branch Co. in 1850. My Sam's first wife, Anna, though, has a death date (source - a family researcher gathering information in Delaware Co., NY, 1960s-70s) of June 1848. And by 1855, my Sam was back in Delaware Co., NY, married again. Electa is thought by descendants to have been born Electa Snow, widow of Joseph Noble, but this Electa appears in Iowa for the 1860 census, with her son. (Electa Snow survived the massacre of her mother and others, but spent some time as a captive of Indians during, I think, the War of 1812.)

Cemetery records might solve or greatly help solve this riddle. Do the transcriptions for Branch Co. contain names and death dates for Joseph Noble, Electa Hamblet, and Anna Hamblet? Would divorces be found in county court records in the late 1840s to early 1850s?

Thanks much for any help, Dori
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Dori Partsch 7 Mar 2005 1:36AM GMT 
Mary_Bickford 19 Mar 2005 4:52PM GMT 
Dori Partsch 19 Mar 2005 11:07PM GMT 
DollyFarley 1 Sep 2007 7:08AM GMT 
DorPartsch 4 Sep 2007 10:56PM GMT 
atrickey 5 Sep 2007 2:37AM GMT 
cody_noble 12 Mar 2012 6:37PM GMT 
codynoble_1 21 Mar 2013 1:28PM GMT 
MaryPartsch 21 Mar 2013 3:10PM GMT 
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