Capt. John Noble

Capt. John Noble was one of early Danville’s most prominent and respected citizens. The following notice of his death was printed on October 19, 1855 in The Richmond Whig & Public Advertiser. Capt. Noble is buried in Danville’s old Grove Street Cemetery.

Capt. Noble’s Bible records the dates of his birth and that of his wife, Frances Fleming Payne, along with their marriage date.