Pleasant Norton

Brief Life History of Pleasant

When Pleasant Norton was born on 16 October 1801, in Carter, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Norton, was 40 and his mother, Jean Bybee, was 43. He married Anne Savage on 19 June 1822, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Carter, Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died after 1880, in Carter, Kentucky, United States, and was buried in Hall Cemetery, Grayson, Carter, Kentucky, United States.

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Pleasant Norton
1801–1880
Anne Savage
1799–1882
Marriage: 19 June 1822
Cynthia Ann Norton
1823–
Mary Norton
1827–1861
Hettie Norton
1827–1900
William B Norton
1838–1912
Martha Savage Norton
1840–1921

Sources (10)

  • Pleasant Norton, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Pleasant Norton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Pleasant Norton, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1808

Historical Boundaries: 1808: Greenup, Kentucky, United States 1838: Carter, Kentucky, United States

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English north ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. In some cases it is a variant of Norrington .

Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name (see 1 above).

Jewish (American): adoption of the English surname (see 1 above) in place of some similar (like-sounding) original Ashkenazic surname.

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

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