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 40. 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, at the age of 8198, and was buried in Hall Cemetery, Grayson, Carter, Kentucky, United States.
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.
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