This subject is a native of Ohio, and was born August 23, 1829. At sixteen years old he came with his parents to Daviess County, Missouri, and lived here till he was grown and had completed his education. He then returned to his place of birth and there learned cabinet-making, at which he worked some four years. After this he began working at the carpenter’s trade, and continued in that calling till 1861, when lie commenced farming.. In 1866, he, in addition to his farm business, became engaged in milling operations and still continues to push these enterprises. He owns a farm of 280 acres in Liberty Township on which lie has good improvements.
Mr. Noah was married, in Daviess County, July 31, 1858, to Miss Cassandre Gisebert. Eleven children have been born of this union, ten of whom still survive. The names of those living are Emma, Elwood, Martha, Charles, William, Daniel, Andrew, Mary, Nellie and Frank. The name of the deceased was Jennie.