Nellie Norton

19 February 1918–14 August 2003 (Age 85)
Cedarwood Cemetery Weldon Halifax County North Carolina, USA

The Life of Nellie

When Nellie Norton was born on 19 February 1918, her father, Clemon Monroe Norton, was 37 and her mother, Daisy Lou Ella Talton, was 34. She had at least 1 son with Meridith Woodrow Shadrick. She lived in Adamsville Crossroads, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Weldon, Halifax, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 14 August 2003, at the age of 85.

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Meridith Woodrow Shadrick
Nellie Norton
David Lee Shadrick

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

Age 23

Japanese attack 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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Sources (2)

  • Willie Norton in household of Clem M Norton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie Norton in household of Clem Norton, "United States Census, 1920"

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