Josiah B. Norton

1862–1880 (Age 18)
Williamsburg Twp, Charleston, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Josiah B.

When Josiah B. Norton was born in 1862, in Williamsburg Twp, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, his father, Josiah A. Norton, was 34 and his mother, Eliza Ann Cooper, was 25. He lived in South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Anderson Twp, Williamsburg, South Carolina, United States in 1880. He died after 1880, in Williamsburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 19.

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Josiah A. Norton
Eliza Ann Cooper
Margaret J. Norton
Josiah B. Norton
Samuel Benjamin Norton
Elizabeth A. Norton
John D. Norton
Robert M Norton
Sarah E. Norton

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 6

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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  • Josiah B Norton in household of Josiah Norton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josiah B Norton in household of Josiah A Norton, "United States Census, 1880"

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