Isaac Norton

4 September 1794–9 February 1851 (Age 56)
New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Norton was born on 4 September 1794, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David Norton, was 38 and his mother, Rachel Spaulding, was 34. He married Paulina Ward on 8 November 1818, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 9 February 1851, in his hometown, at the age of 56, and was buried in New Marlborough Cemetery, New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Isaac Norton
Paulina Ward
Marriage: 8 November 1818
John Norton
Mary Ward Norton

Spouse and Children


    Paulina Ward


8 November 1818
New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


    John Norton


    Mary Ward Norton


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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 18

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Isaac Norton, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Isaac Norton in entry for Mary W. Norton Baldwin, "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Isaac Norton, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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