Hannah Norton

23 June 1731–23 June 1808 (Age 77)
Pasquotank, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Norton was born on 23 June 1731, in Pasquotank, North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, John James Norton, was 31 and her mother, Mary Margaret Jennings, was 34. She married Andrew Donaldson in 1752, in North Carolina, United States. She died on 23 June 1808, in Mount Pleasant, Hyde, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Gulrock, Hyde, North Carolina, United States.

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Thomas Pugh
Hannah Norton
George Pugh
Mary Pugh
Abraham Pew
Samuel Pew
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World Events (5)

1767 · Tryon Palace
Age 36
Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party
Age 43
On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
Age 45
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

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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  • Hannah Norton Donaldson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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