Isaiah Norton

12 January 1712–
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Isaiah

When Isaiah Norton was born on 12 January 1712, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Norton Sr., was 39 and his mother, Abigail Ward, was 39. He married Joanna Morehouse on 9 June 1748, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Isaiah Norton
Joanna Morehouse
Marriage: 9 June 1748
Aaron Norton
Andrew Norton

Spouse and Children


    Joanna Morehouse


9 June 1748
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America


    Aaron Norton


    Andrew Norton


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World Events (4)


Age 64

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 69

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Age 91

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Isaiah Norton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Isaiah Norton in entry for Joannah Morehouse, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Isaiah in entry for Andrew Norton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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