Elizabeth Ann Norton

9 May 1847–8 November 1900 (Age 53)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Norton was born on 9 May 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, John Wesley Norton, was 26 and her mother, Rebecca Ann Hammer, was 19. She married Josiah Anderson Reynolds on 11 October 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 11 daughters. She lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 8 November 1900, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Anderson Reynolds
Elizabeth Ann Norton
Marriage: 11 October 1862
Phoebe Rebecca Reynolds
Mary Elizabeth Reynolds
Josiah Ephriam Reynolds
Sarah Ann Reynolds
Lillian Reynolds
Eliza Jane Reynolds
Amanda Adelaide Reynolds
George Franklin Reynolds
Francis Edward Reynolds
Emma Rosella Reynolds
Harriet Isabelle Reynolds
William Marion Reynolds
John Elliot Reynolds
Ellen Reynolds
Emily Reynolds
Martha Elnora Reynolds
Lyman W Reynolds

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Geographic Names Information System(GNIS) indicates opened as Kane 02/17/1848. Name changed to Council Bluffs 12/10/1852.
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 10
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English north ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. In some cases it is a variant of Norrington .Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name (see 1 above).Jewish (American): adoption of the English surname (see 1 above) in place of some similar (like-sounding) original Ashkenazic surname.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth Ann Norton

    Elizabeth Ann Norton (Reynolds) As told to Nora Lund by Aunt Bell Tophan, 1953 Elizabeth Ann Norton was born May 9, 1846 ? at Patowotomia, County Iowa. She was the oldest child of John Wesley Norton …

    Sources (48)

    • Elisth A Morton in household of Jno W Morton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Rebecca Ann Norton in entry for Martha Elnora Reynolds Barton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Elizabeth A. Reynolds in household of Joseph Reynolds, "United States Census, 1900"

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