James H. Norton

April 1832–after 1910 (Age 77)
Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of James H.

When James H. Norton was born in April 1832, in Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Lauren Norton, was 34 and his mother, Prudence Town, was 35. He married Caroline M Silvernail on 3 January 1853, in Burton, Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Burton, Burton Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Porterfield, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. He died after 1910, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Burton, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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James H. Norton
Caroline M Silvernail
Marriage: 3 January 1853
Sylvia Adelaide Norton
Sidney Eugene Norton
Ella N Norton
Minnie M Norton
Prudence Norton

Spouse and Children

3 January 1853
Burton, Geauga, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 4

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 22

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

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)

  • James Norton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Norton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Norton, "United States Census, 1860"

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