Pearl Leslie Norton

25 February 1889–30 July 1979 (Age 90)
Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Pearl Leslie

When Pearl Leslie Norton was born on 25 February 1889, in Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Francis M. Norton, was 30 and her mother, Abbie Etta Fisher, was 26. She married William A Black on 19 October 1908, in Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 30 July 1979, in Oak Bluffs, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 90.

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William A Black
Pearl Leslie Norton
Marriage: 19 October 1908
John Leslie Black
Shirley Adlington Black

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1908Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 1
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    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 (13)

    • Pearl L Black in household of William A Black, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Pearl L Black in household of William A Black, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Pearl L Black in household of William A Black, "United States Census, 1920"

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