Amy Norton

about 1788–about 1888 (Age 100)
Maine, United States

The Life of Amy

When Amy Norton was born about 1788, in Maine, United States, her father, Seth Norton, was 13 and her mother, Miss Patten, was 13. She died about 1888, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Seth Norton
1775–1875
Miss Patten
1775–1875
Enoch Norton
1780–1880
Lydia Norton
1781–1864
Barney Norton
1783–1883
Fannie Norton
1785–1885
Lewis Norton
1786–1986
Amy Norton
1788–1888
Horatio Norton
1790–1890
Nancy Norton
1791–1891
Hannah Norton
1796–1896
Patten Norton
1798–1898

Parents and Siblings

    Seth Norton

    Male1775–1875Male

    Miss Patten

    Female1775–1875Female

siblings

(10)

    Enoch Norton

    Male1780–1880Male

    Lydia Norton

    Female1781–1864Female

    Barney Norton

    Male1783–1883Male

    Fannie Norton

    Female1785–1885Female

    Male1786–1986Male

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 16

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 31

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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