John T Noel (11-26-1811..1903?)

The oral history says that John T Noel, the son of Joseph Noel, was born in Westmorland County,PA. He married
Rachel Mary Goldsmith (1828..xxxx) in 1846 in Iowa. John had a farm in Missouri and he died on a trip to Kingfisher, Oklahoma and is burried there. His two sons are to have moved to California after his death.

Source: 1883 History of Henry and St. Clair Counties Missouri , National Historical Co., pg: 617

John Noel, farmer and stock raiser, section 14, owes his nativity to Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, where he was born November 26, 1812, being the son of Joseph and Margaret (Griffin) Noel, natives of Maryland. John grew to manhood in the county of his birth, his youth being spent on the farm. After his sixteenth year he learned the stone and brick mason's trade, at which he worked for about sixteen years. In 1835, moving to Iowa, he located in Scott County, and was one of its pioneers, residing there upwards of thirty years, engaged in farming and working at his trade. He sold this property in 1865, and in the fall of 1866, came to Missouri, and settled in Henry County. He moved on the place where he now resides in the spring of 1867. Mr. Noel was married in Scott County, Iowa, January 9, 1846, to Miss Rachel Goldsmith. a daughter of Benjamin Goldsmith. She is a native of Preble County, Ohio, but was reared in Scott County, Iowa. They have six children: Mary A. (wife of A. McLaughlin), Benjamin F., Lucy E., Margaret C., George A., and Jacob V. They have lost five children. Mr. Noel has 180 acres of cultivated land in his home place, upon which are good buildings and an orchard of 300 bearing fruit trees. He and his wife are members of the Catholic Church.

St. Mary's (Immaculate Heart) Cemetery Montrose, Henry County, Missouri

                Noel, John S., b. Sep 8, 1849, d. Feb 20, 1881
                Noel, Joseph A., b. Nov 9, 1851, d. Mar 26, 1869
                Noel, Peter Francis, b. Oct 21, 1878, d. Mar 6, 1892
                Noel, Rachael, b. May 5, 1828, d. Feb 5, 1888   (Rachel Mary Goldsmith)
                Noel, Sarah E., d. Sep 26, 1887??
                Noel., Lucy E., b. Feb 28, 1856, d. Oct 31, 1889