Julia A. Noblet (Noblit) and William T Noblet (Noblit) Family History

This unusual piece of family history comes from a reseller in Pennsylvania.  It is Julia A. Noblet’s testimony against her husband, Wm T Noblet, of Kane Pennsylvania for the crime of bigamy.  It is a fascinating look at how easy it was for a person to disappear (he doesn’t go very far), and how marriage, even in the old and often glorified days, can look sadly familiar.  It’s also the tale of a woman with some gusto!


Transcription of NobletTestimony   Click there for a typed transcription in PDF format.  Click on images below to see the original testimony.  We learned later that he was tried for and found guilty of bigamy, but not for this case!


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