Shadrach Norton settled in 1784 on the farm now owned by Charles Stevens. In 1787 Benjamin Hall bought of Joseph Plumb and located on the place now owned by J. M. Stevens. Three years earlier Barzillai Stickney settled on the next farm south. He was chosen constable at the organization of the town. The same
Norton, Nathaniel G., Vergennes, was born in Chittenden county, Vt., in February, 1831, and settled in Vergennes, Vt., in 1868, and engaged in the manufacture of flour and general milling business, purchasing the city mill on the island at Vergennes, Vt. His mill was destroyed by fire and he re-built the same in June, 1878,
Norton Charles W., Bristol, was born in Bristol, Vt., January 17, 1844. His parents were Wolcott and Mehitable (Thompson) Norton, who settled in Bristol, Vt., at a very early day. They had a family of four children born to them — Anson, Charles W., Lucy (now Mrs. A. F. Peet), and Cynthia (now Mrs. Daniel
Norton, Charles H., Addison, was born in Addison county, Vt., on September 14, 1845. His parents were Hiram and Electa (Daniels) Norton. Hiram Norton was born in Addison in 1812, and was a son of Abel Norton, who was an early settler in Addison county, Vt. Hiram had a family of eight children, seven of
Norton, Calvin, Weybridge, was born in Addison county, Vt., on March 10, 1811. His parents were Abel and Mabel Norton. Abel Norton was born in Connecticut in 1777, and came to this county about 1800, and settled on the place now owned by his son, Hiram Norton, where he spent the last of his days.
Abel Norton, from Connecticut, located upon the farm now owned by Hiram Norton, in 1790, and died here in 1833, aged fifty-six years. Hiram has eight children, all of whom except Lucy (Mrs. F. M. Moulton, of Vergennes) reside near the old farm.
JAMES FRANKLIN NORTON, merchant and farmer of Eminence, Missouri, is a native of the Blue Grass State, born in Lawrence County, in 1839. His father, David Norton, who was reared in Virginia, moved to Kentucky at an early date and when our subject was but an infant came to Audrain County, Missouri, where he passed
CAPTAIN Z.C. NORTON. – Of the early pioneers to Oregon who were natives of the Pine Tree state, the subject of this sketch occupied a prominent place during his life. He was born in Farmington, Maine, December 29, 1808, and when fourteen years of age was sent to sea by his father for the purpose
William S. Norton. Whatever their environment, men of true ability have the power to raise themselves above circumstances, and apparently handicaps and difficulties act only as a spur to increase effort and accomplishment. There are few Kansas whose careers better illustrate the truth of this assertion than that of William S. Norton, who is known
William L. Norton, postmaster and a prominent citizen of Tullahoma, Tennessee, was born in Bedford County, Tennessee, November 27, 1839, and is the son of Dr. William Norton, a native of North Carolina, who was born March 2, 1801, and is the oldest physician with a radius of a hundred miles of Tullahoma. He came