Sarah Elizabeth Norton

1847–1927 (Age 79)
Hardin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Norton was born on 1 July 1847, in Hardin, Ohio, United States, her father, Harry Chapman, was 29 and her mother, Caroline Beal, was 19. She lived in Springfield Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 13 April 1927, in Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Grove Cemetery, Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States.

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Harry Chapman
Caroline Beal
Sarah Elizabeth Norton
Ida Mary Chapman
Lynn "Linna" Chapman

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • Sarah Chapman in household of B Chapman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah E Chapman in household of Samuel Beal, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Norton, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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