James Edward Norton

20 October 1898–24 January 1953 (Age 54)
Caney Fork Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Edward

When James Edward Norton was born on 20 October 1898, in Caney Fork Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Edward Norton, was 39 and his mother, Sarah P. Davis, was 40. He died on 24 January 1953, in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in North Carolina, United States.

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James Edward Norton
Lettie Levinia Price

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. In some cases, it is a variant of Norrington .2 Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name.3 Jewish (American): adoption of the English name in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • James E Norton in household of A E Norton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J E Norton in household of J E Norton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James E Norton Jr. in household of James E Norton, "United States Census, 1930"

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