Hepsibah Norton

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

The Life 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
1758–1834
Hepsibah Norton
1758–1848
Marriage: 27 May 1782
Thomas Johnson
1781–1803
John Johnson
1785–
Samuel Johnson
1786–
Joseph Johnson
1787–
Lucinda Johnson
1789–1883
Betsey Johnson
1791–1793
James Johnson
1793–1821
Olivia Johnson
1795–
Electa Johnson
1801–1837
Eliphalet Johnson Jr
1803–
Harriet Johnson
1806–1896

Spouse and Children

    Eliphalet Johnson

    Male1758–1834Male

    Female1758–1848Female

MARRIAGE
27 May 1782
Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(11)

    Thomas Johnson

    Male1781–1803Male

    John Johnson

    Male1785–Male

    Samuel Johnson

    Male1786–Male

    Joseph Johnson

    Male1787–Male

    Lucinda Johnson

    Female1789–1883Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1776

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Hepzibah Norton, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Hepsibah in entry for Thomas Johnson, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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