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James Henry Noel (1835-1920)

Photos courtesy of William Mynatt (, his great-great-grandson.

James Henry Noel was born in Kentucky in 1835 and died in Clayton, Indiana in 1920. He lived most of his life in Clayton, married Elizabeth Burns and raised eight children. He served in the Civil War from 2 November 1861 to 31 December 1864. He is buried in Clayton West Cemetery.

James Henry Noel and granddaughters

Left to right: James Henry Noel, granddaughter Minnie Berlin and granddaughter Flossie Longmeir in front of his house in Clayton, Indiana, circa 1919.


His tombstone from Clayton West Cemetery - it was provided by the government for his service during the Civil War.