Linnie Norton

Female29 June 1862–1926

Brief Life History of Linnie

Linnie Norton was born on 29 June 1862, in Iowa, United States. She had at least 3 sons with Crawford Edington McWethy. She lived in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1926, at the age of 64, and was buried in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States.

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Crawford Edington McWethy
Linnie Norton
Archibald Thornton Mcwethey
John McWethy
Charles Howard McWethy

Sources (4)

  • Lennie Mcwethy in household of Mac C Mcwethy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Linnie Norton - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Linnie Norton
  • Linie Norton McWethy, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (3)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 5

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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.

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