Hepsibah Norton

19 December 1758–9 March 1848 (Age 89)
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Hepsibah

When Hepsibah Norton was born on 19 December 1758, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Norton, was 25 and her mother, Hephzibah Swain, was 25. She married Eliphalet Johnson on 27 May 1782, in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 9 March 1848, in Fitzwilliam, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Eliphalet Johnson
Hepsibah Norton
Marriage: 27 May 1782
Thomas Johnson
John Johnson
Samuel Johnson
Joseph Johnson
Lucinda Johnson
Betsey Johnson
James Johnson
Olivia Johnson
Electa Johnson
Eliphalet Johnson Jr
Harriet Johnson

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+6 More Children

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

Age 18
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 18
New Hampshire is 9th state.
1783 · A Free America
Age 25
The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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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Sources (3)

  • Hepzibah Norton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hepzibah Norton, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Hepsibah in entry for Thomas Johnson, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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