Elizabeth Norton Hart

25 April 1796–3 January 1851 (Age 54)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Norton

When Elizabeth Norton Hart was born on 25 April 1796, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Asahel Hart, was 41 and her mother, Anna Kilbourn, was 36. She married Wakeman Norton Stanley about 1815, in New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 3 January 1851, in Richland, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Pulaski, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States.

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Azmon Woodruff
Elizabeth Norton Hart
Marriage: 9 December 1824
Lorenzo M Woodruff
Aphek Lorenzo Woodruff
Andrew Woodruff
Elizabeth Woodruff

Spouse and Children

9 December 1824
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 6

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 16

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English and North German: from a personal name or nickname meaning ‘stag’, Middle English hert, Middle Low German hërte, harte.2 German: variant spelling of Hardt 1 and 2.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or a nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth N Woodruff in household of Azmon Woodruff, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Norton Hart Woodruff, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Memorial. Genealogy, and ecclesiastical history [of First church, New Britain, Conn.] 1867 p283 By Alfred Andrews ...Andrews, Alfred, 1797-1876

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