Spooky Cemetery in Virginia City, Nevada

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Solomon Noel

Birth: Jun. 16, 1837 Alsace, France
Death: Sep. 22, 1895 Virginia City. Storey County, Nevada, USA

Born in Alsace, France in 1837 the son of a well to do government banker. He later married Miss Catherine Mofett (Date unknown). They fled France during the Franco-Prussan war of 1870-71 as their city was occupied by the Germans. They came to America in the 1870 and settled in Virginia City, Nevada were Solomon was an investment broker and owned parts of many of the local mines in the area. He died Sept. 22nd 1895 of heart failure at age 58.



Catherine L. Noel (nee Mofett)

Birth: Apr. 5, 1848 Bourgogne, France
Death: May 20, 1896 Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA

Born in Bourgogne, France in 1848. Later she met and married Solomon Noel, a banker. They fled France during the Franco-Prussan War of 1870-71 and came to America settling in Virginia City NV where Solomon open a investment company. Solomon died in 1895 and Catherine followed him a year later dying of complications from diabetes on May 20th 1896 at age 48. She was laid to rest next to her husband in what today is one of the biggest monuments in the Virginia City Cemeteries.



Burial: Silver Terrace Cemeteries Virginia City, Storey County Nevada, USA
Plot: Odd Fellows Section
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Latitude: 39° 16' 45" N, Longitude: 119° 40' 16" W see »

Localisation: United States

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