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
1831–1915
Elizabeth Ann Norton
1847–1900
Marriage: 11 October 1862
Phoebe Rebecca Reynolds
1863–1922
Mary Elizabeth Reynolds
1864–1922
Josiah Ephriam Reynolds
1865–1870
Sarah Ann Reynolds
1867–1883
Lillian Reynolds
1868–1959
Eliza Jane Reynolds
1868–1922
Amanda Adelaide Reynolds
1871–1890
George Franklin Reynolds
1872–1872
Francis Edward Reynolds
1874–1951
Emma Rosella Reynolds
1876–1904
Harriet Isabelle Reynolds
1877–1959
William Marion Reynolds
1878–1950
John Elliot Reynolds
1880–1880
Ellen Reynolds
1882–1956
Emily Reynolds
1884–1955
Martha Elnora Reynolds
1886–1965
Lyman W Reynolds
1888–1966

Spouse and Children

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

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1848
    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.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Norrington

    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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