A Nobleman in Israel : A Biographical Sketch of Joseph Bates Noble, Pioneer to Utah in 1847
Joseph Bates Noble (1810-1900) was born at Egremont, Massachusetts, the son of Ezekiel and Theordoria Bates Noble. His family migrated to Penfield, Monroe County, New York, when he was five years old. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1832; migrated to Kirtland, Ohio, in 1833, and to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1840. He migrated with the Mormon pioneers to Utah in 1847. He married Mary Adeline Beman. They were the parents of nine children. He married Sarah B. Alley. They were the parents of one child. He married Mary Ann Washburn. They were the parents of five children. He married Susan Hammond Ashby. They were the parents of one child. He married Julia Rozetta Thurston. They were the parents of four children. He married Sylvia Loretta Mecham. They were the parents of eleven children. He died at the home of a daughter at Wardboro, Bear Lake County, Idaho. His body was later moved to a grave at Salt Lake City, by his first wife, Mary Beman Noble.