Silas Elbert Norton

17 October 1920–15 January 1945 (Age 24)
Eagar, Apache, Arizona, United States

The Life Summary of Silas Elbert

When Silas Elbert Norton was born on 17 October 1920, in Eagar, Apache, Arizona, United States, his father, John Rush Norton, was 35 and his mother, Arthania Mariah “Orpha” Marble, was 36. He lived in Apache, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Supervisorial District 2, Apache, Arizona, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 15 January 1945, in Niederbetschdorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, at the age of 24, and was buried in Eagar, Apache, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rush Norton
1885–1966
Arthania Mariah “Orpha” Marble
1884–1936
Pearl Norton
1906–1992
John Nathaniel Norton
1909–1909
Ethel Norton
1911–1987
Gilbert Harvey Norton
1913–1924
Dorthea Isabelle Norton
1914–1924
Jessie Mildred Norton
1917–1994
Mittie Ellen Norton
1919–1924
Silas Elbert Norton
1920–1945
Thora Irene Norton
1922–2004

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 3
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
Age 3
Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1929
Age 9
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

Possible Related Names

Norrington
Naughton

Story Highlight

Silas Elbert Norton-A Brief Biography

By Rush Bigelow Norton-Son Silas Elbert Norton was born on October 17, 1920 in Amity (Eagar), Arizona. His parents were John Rush Norton and Arthania (Orpha) Mariah …

Sources (17)

  • Silas Elbert Norton in household of John Rush Norton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Silas Elbert Norton in household of John Rush Norton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Silas Elbert Norton in household of John Rush Norton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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