Jesse Riley Norton

7 January 1915–31 December 1994 (Age 80)
Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life of Jesse Riley

When Jesse Riley Norton was born on 7 January 1915, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, his father, James Earlton Norton, was 31 and his mother, Mary Maria Holt, was 25. He married Velma Johnson on 3 June 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Hailey Election Precinct 2, Blaine, Idaho, United States in 1940 and World for about 5 years. He died on 31 December 1994, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Jesse Riley Norton
1915–1994
Velma Johnson
1920–1990
Marriage: 3 June 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 June 1937
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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  • Jess Riley Norton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Jesse Riley Norton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Jess Riley Norton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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