Person:William Norton (2)

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William Charles Norton
b.24 Feb 1861 , Tippah, Mississippi
    m. 8 Nov 1855
    1. William Charles Norton1861 - 1955
    2. Alice Elliot Norton1865 - 1948
    m. EST 1888
    1. Mildred Norton
    2. Ruth Elizabeth Norton1889 - 1972
    3. James Irl Norton1892 - 1914
    4. Ida Irene (Susie) Norton1895 - 1966
    5. Ada Gwendolyn Norton1900 - 1969
    Facts and Events
    Name William Charles Norton
    Alt Name Daddy Nort also Charlie
    Gender Male
    Birth[1] 24 Feb 1861 , Tippah, Mississippi
    Marriage EST 1888 , , Texasto Blanche Ellen Smith
    Death? 23 Jul 1955 Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas
    Occupation[3] Oglesby, Coryell, TexasHotel owner/manager/Notary
    Burial[2] Ireland Cemetery, Hamilton, Texas

    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
    

    Source Information:

     	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-[1474],(1, 2) son of James Washington NORTON-[1446] and Nancy Caledonia ELLIOTT-[1447], 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-[6] [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:

    http://sunbeam.rahul.net/~afaoa/cgi-bin/igmget.cgi/n=John_Charity_Austin_MD?84775

    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

    Family:

    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.

    References
    1. Census, 1860.

      Coryell Census William Norton age 19 at school, born MS

    2. Cemetery records.

      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 [William 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

      Ireland Cemetery, Hamilton County, Texas- formerly : Micajah Edwards Family Cemetery

    3. Family Records.

      Notes from Austin family website:

      http://sunbeam.rahul.net/~afaoa/cgi-bin/igmget.cgi/n=John_Charity_Austin_MD?84775

      SOURCE: "The Descendants of Micajah Edwards and Matilda Poor"
      by Wynne Edwards/Turnage
      THE TOWN OF OGLESBY

      Oglesby began because of the railway and was first called Hilltop, due to the

      fact that it was the highest point on the Cottonbelt Railroad. During it's
      golden age Oglesby had 3 doctors, 3 drugstores, 7 grocery stores, 3 barber
      shops, 2 tailor shops, a bank, theater, Post Office and Railway agent. The
      school in Oglesby is still through 12 grades. From the 1892 "Gazateer" -
      Population 80, mail daily. D. R. Boone general store; E. A. Culpepper
      constable; C. Franklin blacksmith; M. B. Hitt railroad, express and telegraph
      agent; Hitt & Norton cotton gin. John E. Lawrence drugs; Maggie Magown
      schoolteacher; Jrv. J. W. Norton (Baptist); W. C. Norton hotel and notary; S.
      C. Paine blacksmith; Rape & Jordan Physicians; F. G. Ross justice.


      SOURCE: "The Descendants of Micajah Edwards and Matilda Poor"
      by Wynne Edwards/Turnage

    4.   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Census: 1880 United States Census. (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service, January 20, 2004).

      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

      Source Information:
      Census Place E.D. 26, Coryell, Texas
      Family History Library Film 1255298
      NA Film Number T9-1298
      Page Number 482B

      E.D. 26, Coryell, Texas Family History Library Film 1255298
      Page Number 482B

    5.   Mildred Dulaney and Erma Dell Melton Smith. Book: The Descendants of Mercer (Messer) Norton 1750 question -1800 question and his Wife Martha. (Copyright 1984 by Mildred Dulaney; 1983 by Texian Press, Waco, Texas; LCC 83-91445.).

      sent with a family group record from Barbara Jones

    6.   Family Records: Barbara Jones descendant of William Lee Smith.

      Family record sheet and research of Barbara Dalton Jones