Thomas Normington

26 December 1818–November 1856 (Age 37)
Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Normington was born on 26 December 1818, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mathew Normington Jr, was 29 and his mother, Anne Smith, was 23. He married Maria Jackson on 29 September 1839, in Altham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Habergham Eaves, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. His occupation is listed as he was a weaver. in England, United Kingdom. He died in November 1856, in Natrona, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Natrona, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Normington
Maria Jackson
Marriage: 29 September 1839
Joseph Normington
Matthew Heber Normington
Jane Ann Normington
Lovenia Normington
Sarah A Normington
Mary Ellen Normington
Hannah Normington
Ephraim Robert Normington
Daniel Normington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1839Altham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 7
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    Age 12
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    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.

    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Handcart Trials

    Pioneer Handcart Trials Thomas and Maria Jackson Normington were converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Burnley, Lancashire, England. They had three daughters and a year o …

    Sources (27)

    • Thomas Normington, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Thomas Norinington in entry for Lovenia Wright, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thos Normington in household of R Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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