Biographical Sketch of Nathaniel G. Norton

Discover your
family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

choose a state:
Start Now

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, of brick. It is now a building 45 x 52, and two and one-half stories and a basement, located at the falls, with three run stone. They deal largely in flour and feed, and also in building lumber. He was married in 1851 to Lucretia Sutton. They have had four children born to them — John, Eugene, Arthur, and Mary. John married Lizzie Horton in 1884, Eugene married Carrie Foster in June, 1882, and is now engaged in the manufacture of flour, feed, and farming implements. Nathaniel G. Norton was a son of John and Amanda (Gage) Norton. John died in 1841, and his wife, Amanda, died in 1863. They had three children born to them, all of whom are now living.

MLA Source Citation:

Finished Round 1 Editing. Needs locations and topics in round 2. Needs index page Web. 2 February 2015. - Last updated on Sep 1st, 2012


Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.

Connect With Us!

Pin It on Pinterest


Share This

Share this post with your friends!