Ephraim Robert Normington

Brief Life History of Ephraim Robert

When Ephraim Robert Normington was born on 21 August 1851, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Normington, was 32 and his mother, Maria Jackson, was 30. He died on 10 August 1856, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 4, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Normington
Maria Jackson
Joseph Normington
Matthew Heber Normington
Jane Ann Normington
Lovenia Normington
Sarah A Normington
Mary Ellen Normington
Hannah Normington
Ephraim Robert Normington
Daniel Normington

Sources (11)

  • England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915
  • Ephraim Robert Normington, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Thomas Normington, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church History Library, Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company Financial Accounts, 1849-1886"

World Events (2)

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of the many places called Normanton in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, and Yorkshire. The placenames derive from the Old English personal name Northman or Old English northman (genitive singular northmannes, genitive plural northmana) ‘Norseman, Scandinavian’ + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’.

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

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