Wealthy Norton

about 1852– (Age 148)
Oneida, Eaton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Wealthy

When Wealthy Norton was born about 1852, in Oneida, Eaton, Michigan, United States, her father, William Wallace Norton, was 34 and her mother, Alvira Russell, was 33. She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wallace Norton
1818–1910
Alvira Russell
1819–1870
Mary Jane Norton
1838–1913
Wealthy Norton
1852–
Guy Norton
1842–1860
Ellen Norton
1845–
Jasper William Norton
1845–1941
William Norton
1848–1926
Fanny Norton
1854–1936
Jennie Norton
1858–1933
Ophelia Norton
1860–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim 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.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (2)

  • Wealthy Norton in household of William Norton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wealthy Norton, "Find A Grave Index"

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