Miriam Norton

9 November 1704–19 September 1766 (Age 61)
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Miriam

When Miriam Norton was born on 9 November 1704, in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Solomon Norton, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Norton, was 31. She married Samuel Emmons on 1 June 1723, in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 19 September 1766, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Emmons
1700–1767
Miriam Norton
1704–1766
Marriage: 1 June 1723
Joseph Emmons
1723–
Anna Emmons
1735–
Mary Emmons
1728–
Ann Emmons
1728–
Maria Emmons
1739–
John Emmons
1740–1827
Benjamin Emmons
1743–1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 June 1723
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(7)

    Joseph Emmons

    Male1723–Male

    Female1728–Female

    Female1728–Female

    Anna Emmons

    Female1735–Female

    Female1739–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Norton

    Male1669–1721Male

    Sarah Norton

    Female1673–1763Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kendrick in entry for Thomas Kendrick, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Mariah Norton baptism record, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mariah Norton birth record, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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