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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Family Time Line

Isaac Norton
1794–1851
Paulina Ward
1799–1852
Marriage: 8 November 1818
John Norton
1819–
Mary Ward Norton
1822–1891

Spouse and Children

    Male1794–1851Male

    Paulina Ward

    Female1799–1852Female

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

(2)

    John Norton

    Male1819–Male

    Mary Ward Norton

    Female1822–1891Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

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.
1803

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

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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