John Norton

1843–6 March 1880 (Age 37)
England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

John Norton was born in 1843, in England, United Kingdom. He married Lelia Juacenta Hall on 7 July 1872, in Walker, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 6 March 1880, in Lovelady, Houston, Texas, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

John Norton
Lelia Juacenta Hall
Marriage: 7 July 1872
Esther Frances Norton
William Anderson Norton
Nelson Theodore Norton
John Alexander Norton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1872Walker, Texas, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 11
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (4)

    • Norton in entry for Esther Frances Norton Bartee, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Norton in entry for Nelson T Norton, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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