Facts and Events
James W. NORTON Self M Male W 46 TN School Teaching IL TN
Nancy C. NORTON Wife M Female W 44 MS House Keeping AL SC William C. NORTON Son M Male W 19 MS At School TN MS Elizabeth NORTON Dau S Female W 14 MS At School TN MS Alice E. NORTON Dau S Female W 13 MS At School TN MS Jennie NORTON Dau S Female W 8 MS At School TN MS Dora F. NORTON Dau S Female W 5 MS At School TN MS
Census Place E.D. 26, Coryell, Texas Family History Library Film 1255298 NA Film Number T9-1298 Page Number 482B
In 1900 Coryell Co., 6-JPct, TX Census, William C., 39, and Blanche E., 34, indicate they have been married 11 years; had 4 children born to them with 4 living and at home with them.
In 1910 Coryell Co., 1-WD, Gatesville, TX Census, William C., 49, and Blanche, 44, indicate they have been married 21 years; had 5 children born to them with 5 living and at home with them.
In 1920 Hamilton Co., 4-JPct., TX Census, William C., 59, and Blanche, 54, have 2 children remaining at home (Mildred, 22 and Ada, 19).
In 1930 Hamilton Co., 4-JPct., TX Census, William C. 69, widowed, residing with married daughter, Mildred and her husband, Martin Adams, who have only been married about 2 years.
Note from Elreeta Weathers: There are no Nortons in the Hamilton County, Texas Gazetteer in the Ireland Cemetery; however, from the cemetery book: This cemetery was originally the Micajah Edwards Family Cemetery
James Trl Norton [James Irl Norton] June 3, 1892 Dec. 8, 1914 Woodman of the World Memorial
Mrs. Blanche E. (Smith) Norton Jan. 3, 1866 Feb. 22, 1926
William Charles Norton Feb. 24, 1861 July 23, 1955
Descendant list sent by Barbara Norton Jones: 1. William Charles NORTON-,(1, 2) son of James Washington NORTON- and Nancy Caledonia ELLIOTT-, was born on 24 Feb 1861 in , Tippah, Mississippi (2, 3, 4) and died in Jul 1955 (2, 5) at age 94.
William married Blanche Ellen SMITH- [MRIN: 93], daughter of James DeKalb SMITH and Mary Elizabeth ROSS, in 1888. Blanche was born on 3 Jan 1867 in Oglesby, Coryell, Texas, USA (6) and died on 22 Feb 1926 in Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, USA ( 6) at age 59. Children from this marriage were: 2 F i. Ruth Ellen NORTON] was born on 10 Sep 1889 (6) and died on 3 Oct 1972 (6) at age 83. Ruth married Green B. TAYLOR (6) on 31 May 1919. 3 M ii. James Irl NORTON was born on 3 Jun 1892 (7) and died on 8 Sep 1914 at age 22. James married Laura UNKNOWN 4 F iii. Ida Irene (Susie) NORTON (7) was born on 5 Jan 1895 and died on 14 Dec 1966 at age 71. Ida married Thomas E AUSTIN on 19 Apr 1914. 5 F iv. Mildred NORTON was born on 7 Jan 1898 (7) Mildred married Martin ADAMS (7) 6 F v. Ada Gwendolyn NORTON was born on 27 Aug 1900 (7) and died on 30 Apr 1969 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas (7) at age 68. Ada married William Charles KELLUM (7) on 15 Apr 1919.
Source Citations 2 Produced by Legacy on 5 Oct 2006 1. (25 Sep 2006). 2. Sandra Smith Swilliam (05 Oct 2006). 3. Family records. 4. Census. 5. Mildred Dulaney and Erma Dell Melton Smith,T he Descendants of Mercer (Messer) Norton 1750?-1800? and his Wife Martha (Copyright 1984 by Mildred Dulaney; 1983 by Texian Press, Waco, Texas; LCC 83-91445.), Page 166. 6. Ibid, Page 186. 7. Ibid.
Notes from Austin family website:
SOURCE: "The Descendants of Micajah Edwards and Matilda Poor" by Wynne Edwards/Turnage with her permission
James Irl Norton
Born: 3 Jun 1892 in Olgasbe,TX [Oglesby I am sure] Died: 8 Dec 1914 in Ireland, Coryell,TX
Husband: James Irl Norton Wife: Laura Idella Austin Child: James Irl Norton Married: 8 Jul 1914 in, Hamilton,TX Parents:
Father: William C. Norton Mother: Blanche Ellen Smith James Irl Norton died at age 22 at their home in Ireland, Texas, during the flu epidemic, just three months after the birth of their son. His grave marker in the Ireland Cemetery has the inscription "Woodsmen of the World". SOURCE: "The Descendants of Micajah Edwards and Matilda Poor" by Wynne Edwards/Turnage with her permission.
More About JAMES IRL NORTON: Age at Death: December 08, 1914, 22 years Burial: Aft. December 08, 1914, Ireland Cemetery; Hamilton County, Texas
Texas. Cause of Death: Flu Epidemic; he died at his home Membership: Woodmen of the World More About JAMES NORTON and LAURA AUSTIN: Marriage: July 12, 1912, Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.