Flora Norton

27 August 1922–10 May 1996 (Age 73)
Central, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Flora

When Flora Norton was born on 27 August 1922, in Central, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, Hyram Lewis Norton Jr, was 22 and her mother, Pearl Echols, was 19. She married Kenneth Wright on 18 November 1939. She lived in Graham, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 2, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 10 May 1996, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Kenneth Wright
Flora Norton
Marriage: 18 November 1939

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18 November 1939

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. In some cases, it is a variant of Norrington .2 Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name.3 Jewish (American): adoption of the English name in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Flora Norton, Johnson in household of Herschel Ozell Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Flora Norton in household of Lewis Norton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Flora Wright in household of Hiram Lewis Norton, "United States Census, 1940"

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