Mary Ann Elizabeth Rolfe

6 February 1844–11 July 1919 (Age 75)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann Elizabeth

When Mary Ann Elizabeth Rolfe was born on 6 February 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel Jones Rolfe, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth Williams Hathaway, was 41. She married James Wiley Norton on 13 June 1867, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847 and lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 11 July 1919, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wiley Norton
Mary Ann Elizabeth Rolfe
Marriage: 13 June 1867
Stephen N Norton
William Norton
Edward Norton
Alma Samuel Norton
Weltha Anna Norton
Elizabeth Rolfe Norton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1867Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: of Norman origin, from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Rolf, Roulf, Rou, Roul, Rouf, Rof. Its usual derivation is from Old Norse Hrólfr, Rolf, from ancient Germanic hrōd ‘fame, renown’ + wulf ‘wolf’, and occasionally from ancient Germanic Rodulf, of the same origin as Hrólfr (earlier Hróthúlfr) but in a West Frankish form, which the Scandinavian Normans occasionally used. The name was also common in Normandy where it became Old French Roul, Rou, often Latinized as Rollo. See Ralph and compare Rowe , Dow , and Rowson .

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Mary A E Rolph in household of Saml Rolph, "United States Census, 1860"
    • 1919 Death Certificate, Mary Ann Norton, Lehi, Utah "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1900 US Census, Mary A. Norton, Lehi, Utah "United States Census, 1900"

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