Tobitha McDaniel

29 January 1837–11 December 1920 (Age 83)
Bloomfield Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Tobitha

When Tobitha McDaniel was born on 29 January 1837, in Bloomfield Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States, her father, John McDaniel, was 24 and her mother, Christina Stoker, was 21. She married William David Norton on 30 January 1855, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 11 December 1920, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William David Norton
Tobitha McDaniel
Marriage: 30 January 1855
Tabitha Matilda Norton
John David Norton
Dorothy Roxana Norton
Ida Ann Norton
Charles Peter Norton
William Isaac Norton
Ellen Christina Norton
Martha Jane Norton
Margaret Elisa McDaniels Norton
James McDaniel Norton
Thomas Jefferson Norton
Grace Lilliian McDaniels Norton
Nell Dora Norton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1855Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 2
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 23
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: altered form of McDonnell , itself an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Domhnaill ‘son of Donal’, from association of the Gaelic patronymic with the Biblical personal name Daniel .

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

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    TOBITHA McDANIEL NORTON by Ellen Christina Norton Broadhead

    A HISTORY OF TOBITHA McDANIEL NORTON by Ellen Christina Norton Broadhead in her own words My mother, Tobitha McDaniel Norton, was born in Jackson County, Ohio, January 29, 1837. She was the oldest …

    Sources (29)

    • Tabitha Norton in household of Joseph Broadhead, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sabetha Mcdaniels in entry for Dorothy R Adams, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Tobitha Norton in household of Wm D Norton, "United States Census, 1860"

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