Eliza Margaret Deweese

28 January 1871–1951 (Age 79)
Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Eliza Margaret

When Eliza Margaret Deweese was born on 28 January 1871, in Warrick, Indiana, United States, her father, Talbot Deweese, was 32 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth McCool, was 29. She married Moses Henry Norton on 10 March 1889, in Ohio Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Ohio Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in 1951, in Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Chandler, Ohio Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Henry Norton
Eliza Margaret Deweese
Marriage: 10 March 1889
George Tolbert Norton
Winnie E Norton
Eliza May Norton
Martha Florence Norton

Spouse and Children

10 March 1889
Ohio Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States


    George Tolbert Norton


    Winnie E Norton


    Eliza May Norton


    Martha Florence Norton


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch weese ‘orphan’ + the definite article de.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza M Duees in household of Tolbert Duees, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Hartloff in household of Adam Banell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eliza M Norton in household of Moses H Norton, "United States Census, 1910"

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