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IMMIGRANT Edward Norton

IMMIGRANT Edward Norton[1]

Male 1715 - 1778  (63 years)

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  • Name Edward Norton 
    Title IMMIGRANT 
    Born 1715  Armagh Co., Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Sep 1778  Guilford, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 

      Find A Grave Memorial# 14981543

      Edward Norton is said to have been buried in Providence Cemetery, Randolph County, NC; one additional child, Richard is named as a child of Edward Norton. No other information is shown.
      Edward Norton married Elizabeth BROWN, 1739, Nottingham Monthly Meeting, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA;
      Children of this marriage include:
      William NORTON
      Mercer 'Messer' NORTON
      Richard NORTON
      Margaret NORTON
      Elizabeth NORTON
      Edward IV NORTON
      Mary NORTON
    Person ID I5789  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2015 

    Father Edward Norton, Sr.,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane Rose,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Brown,   b. 16 Dec 1718, Chester Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1791, Randolph Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1739  Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    +1. Mary Norton,   b. 14 Apr 1757, Fairfax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1801, Wayne Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F2204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Brown Norton Wedding Record
    Brown Norton Wedding Record
    3021 Reynolds Bible Page.bmp

    Cemetery of Grave of Edward Norton, Immigrant
    Cemetery of Grave of Edward Norton, Immigrant
    5789Edward Norton Cemetery.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Mary Frances Reynolds Eggleston,
      1. EDWARD1 NORTON was born 1687 in Armagh Co, Ireland, and died 1738 in Armagh Co, Ireland. He married JANE GRIMES ROSE, daughter of WILLIAM ROSE and JANE GRIMES.
      Child of EDWARD NORTON and JANE ROSE is:
      i. EDWARD II 2NORTON, b.1715, Armagh Co, Ireland; d. 13 Sep 1778, Guilford Co, North Carolina.
      Generation No. 2
      was born 1715 in Armagh Co, Ireland, and died September 13, 1778 in
      Guilford Co, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH BROWN August 16, 1739 in Nottingham, Chester, PA. She was born December 16, 1718 in Chester, PA, and died 28 Sep 1791 in Randolph Co, NC.
      Children of EDWARD NORTON and ELIZABETH BROWN are:
      i. WILLIAM3 NORTON , b. 1740, Virginia.
      ii. MARGARET NORTON, b. 1745, Fairfax Co, VA
      iii. ELIZABETH NORTON, b. 1748, Fairfax Co,VA
      3. iv. MERCER NORTON, b. 1750, VA or NC; d. Abt. 1801, Wayne Co, Kentucky.
      v. MARY NORTON, b. 14 Apr 1757, Fairfax Co, Va; m. RICHARD BROWN.
      vi. EDWARD III NORTON, b. 1760, Virginia.
      Generation No. 3
      3. MERCER3 NORTON (EDWARDII2, EDWARD1)was born 1750 in Virginia or North Carolina, and died Abt. 1801 in Wayne Co, Kentucky. He married MARTHA
      Children of MERCER NORTON and MARTHA HIGGINS are:
      4.i. JACOB4 NORTON, b. March 14, 1778.
      ii. WILIAM NORTON, m. EASTER JAMES, 29 Jan 1803.
      Generation No. 4
      4. JACOB4 NORTON(MERCER3, EDWARDII2, EDWARD1) was born March 14, 1778. He married MARY KING 1802. Notes for JACOB NORTON: It appears that Jacob Norton move to Tippah Co., MS between 1833 and 1840 as he was living in Tippah Co. at
      the time of the 1840 census. His sons, Edward D., John H., William and their families are also listed in Tippah
      Co. in the 1840 census. Edward married in 1833 in Hardeman Co., TN, so the move took place sometime after that.
      More About JACOB NORTON:
      Burial: Tippah Co, Mississippi
      Children of JACOB NORTON and MARY KING are:
      i. EDWARD D.5 NORTON, b. September 14, 1810, TN; d. December 16, 1877, Tippah Co, Mississippi.
      iv. MERCERII NORTON , b. May 18, 1807, TN; d. 9 Sep 1872, Webster Co, Missouri.
      vi. RACHEL NORTON.2
      vii. JACOB N. NORTON.
      x. JOHN H. NORTON.
      xi. WILLIAM NORTON, b.24 Jan 1809; d.8 Sep 1860.
      Generation No. 5