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Mary Lovinia Noble Birge
Birth: Feb. 9, 1819
Canaan
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1892
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

When Mary Lovinia Noble was 13, she boarded the first Erie Canal boat to go all the way to Rochester with her family.
Thy traveled to Lake Erie, where they boarded another boat bound for Detroit. There her father, Jeremiah took off on horseback for the Milwaukee trading post in Wisconsin. His wife, Amanda (Wilcox) Noble, & children boarded a third ship which took them to Milwaukee by water, all around the State of Michigan.
Jeremiah set up shop in Milwaukee. Mary helped in the store & met William Birge there. They moved out to the frontier & built a cabin where their first son Julius was born, the first European child ever born in what was to become Whitewater, Wisconsin.
Mary later moved to St. Louis, Missouri with her son, who returned her to Whitewater to rest beside her husband in death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah Noble (1784 - 1887)
  Amanda Wilcox Noble (1797 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  William Birge (1813 - 1860)*
 
 Children:
  Julius C. Birge (1839 - 1923)*
  Henry Birge (1843 - 1846)*
  Frederick Birge (1845 - 1846)*
  Harriet Amanda Birge Hoyt (1847 - 1924)*
  Ada Minerva Birge (1849 - 1864)*
  Emma Birge (1855 - 1856)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Whitewater
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Block 5, Lot 358)
 
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Feb 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33543213
Mary Lovinia <i>Noble</i> Birge
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Mary Lovinia <i>Noble</i> Birge
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Mary Lovinia <i>Noble</i> Birge
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