Paul Nicholas Yorton Sr.

11 December 1793–25 October 1871 (Age 77)
Lincoln, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Paul Nicholas

When Paul Nicholas Yorton Sr. was born on 11 December 1793, in Lincoln, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Nicolaus A. Yordan, was 30 and his mother, Catherine Hess, was 25. He married Miranda Rice in 1846, in Clockville, Lincoln, Madison, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sullivan, Madison, New York, United States in 1860 and Sullivan, Sullivan, Madison, New York, United States in 1870. He died on 25 October 1871, in Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Clockville Cemetery, Lincoln, Madison, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Nicholas Yorton Sr.
Hannah Mabel Marcal
Henry "Hank" Yorton
Reuben H Yorton
Oliver Yorton
Elizabeth Yorton
Reuben B. Yorton
Paul Nicholas Yorton
John Yorton
Hannah Yorton

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Peter Yordan


    John Peter Yorton or Yerton


    Elizabeth Yorton




+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 4

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Buckinghamshire named Dorton, from Old English dor ‘narrow pass’ + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Paul N Gorton in household of William Gorton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Paul N Yerton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Paul N Yorton, "United States Census, 1850"

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