Hannah Norton

23 June 1731–23 June 1808 (Age 77)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Hannah

Hannah Norton was born on 23 June 1731, in North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Margaret Jennings. She married Andrew Donaldson in 1752, in North Carolina, United States. She died on 23 June 1808, in Hyde, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Gulrock, Hyde, North Carolina, United States.

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Andrew Donaldson
Hannah Norton
Marriage: 1752

Spouse and Children

    Andrew Donaldson



North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Margaret Jennings




World Events (4)


Age 45

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

Age 45

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 61

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.

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"

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