Bernice Norton

30 September 1910–8 August 1963 (Age 52)
Alto, Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life of Bernice

When Bernice Norton was born on 30 September 1910, in Alto, Cherokee, Texas, United States, her father, Jackson Filmore Norton, was 52 and her mother, Mary Ellen Bailey, was 28. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 8 August 1963, in Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Alto, Cherokee, Texas, United States.

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Jackson Filmore Norton
Mary Ellen Bailey
Bernice Norton

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 4

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 17

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Bernice Norton in household of Phil Norton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norton, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Bernice Norton, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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