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NORTON line from Somerset to Martha's Vineyard (via BENJAMIN NORTON) to JEREMIAH NORTON in NZ

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Nicholas Norton immigrated from Somerset to Massachusetts. He had 5 children whose descendants would re-marry back into their Norton blood relatives. These five children were all ancestors of JEREMIAH CROWELL NORTON. They were:

ISAAC
JOSEPH
BENJAMIN
RUTH
ESTHER

This is one line through BENJAMIN born 1659


(UNKNOWN) NORTON born about 1510 Somerset, England

Had the following named children:
WILLIAM
JOHN died about 1576; tanner
ROBERT died 1590 Wells; innholder

WILLIAM NORTON born about 1535 Whitelackington, Somerset; tanner

Had the following named children:
NICHOLAS
WILLIAM

NICHOLAS NORTON born 1562 Whitelackington, Somerset; died 1616 Broadway, Somerset; Parish Church Warden;

Had the following named children:
JOHN born about 1590 Broadway, Somerset
JOAN buried 1598
JAMES buried 1678 Broadway
JOSEPH baptised 3 Feb 1607
NICHOLAS
ELIZABETH baptised 1612 Broadway

NICHOLAS NORTON born 1610 Broadway, Somerset; died 1676 Massachusetts; tanner; married ELIZABETH (ISAAC?) Weymouth, Massachusetts

They had the following named children:
*ISAAC born 3 May 1641 Weymouth, Massachusetts; died about 1723; married RUTH BAYES
JACOB born 1 Mar 1643
ELIZABETH born 1646; married JAMES PEASE
HANNAH born 1648; married:
1. AUGUSTINE WILLIAMS (of Stonington, Connecticut);
2. MR BROWNE (of Killingworth, Connecticut)
*JOSEPH born Mar 1651; married:
1. MARY BAYES;
2. ANN TRAPP
*RUTH born 1657; married MOSES CLEVELAND
*BENJAMIN
SARAH born 1665; married JOHN STANBRIDGE (of Newport, Rhode Island)
PRISCILLA born 1666; married JOHN BUTLER
*ESTHER born 1668; married:
1. SAMUEL HUXFORD;
2. JONATHAN DUNHAM
MARY born 1669; married THOMAS WOOLLEN


BENJAMIN NORTON born 1659; died between Nov 1733 & Jan 1734; farmer; married HANNAH BOLTER (born 30 Nov 1662 Weymouth, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts

They had the following named children:
BENJAMIN born 1686; married HANNAH DAGGETT
NICHOLAS
PHINEAS born 1689; married PATIENCE CLEVELAND
PRISCILLA born Jan 1691; married:
1. JAMES MILLIKEN 25 Oct 1718;
2. HENRY BUTLER 30 Dec 1747
JACOB born 1693
MATTHEW born 22 Apr 1696; married MARY DAGGETT
ZACCHEUS born 1699
SARAH born 1701

NICHOLAS NORTON born 1687 Edgartown; died after Oct 1755; farmer; married MARTHA DAGGETT (born 1688)

They had the following named children:
TIMOTHY born 1710; married LYDIA (UNKNOWN)
JABEZ born 16 Oct 1714; died about 1785; married ELIZABETH ALLEN
ABIGAIL born 1717
HANNAH born 1720; married ISAAC NORTON 25 Nov 1736
THANKFUL born 1722; married JAMES COTTLE
JUDAH
PRINCE born 1728; married LOVE NORTON
AVIS born 1732; died Oct 1785; unmarried

JUDAH NORTON born 1724 Edgartown; died 3 Sep 1813; husbandman; married JERUSHA VINCENT (born 1730; died July 1772) 31 Aug 1749

They had the following named children:
NICHOLAS born 1749; died Feb 1808; married LOVE STEWART
DESIRE born 1752
LOVE born 1755; died 3 Dec 1843; unmarried
DINAH born 1759; married URIAH NORTON
THOMAS MARTIN
BARTLETT born 1772; married PRUDENCE BUTLER

THOMAS MARTIN NORTON born 29 Feb 1764 Edgartown; died 5 Feb 1849; married SUSANNA CLEVELAND (born 29 Sept. 1767 Edgartown; died 14 July 1849) 20 Feb 1794

They had the following named children:
SHUBAEL CLAGHORN
THOMAS MARTIN born 10 Sept. 1796; married ELIZA NORTON 6 May 1824
ARIEL born 19 Feb. 1799; married CORDELIA VINCENT 26 Aug. 1827
SUSAN born 13 Feb. 1802; married:
1. JONATHAN FISHER 13 Feb. 1821;
2. PETER MARTIN COFFIN 8 Sept 1839
EDWARD born 22 Feb. 1805; married:
1. LUCY CLEVELAND 20 Sept. 1829;
2. MARY WILLIAMS.
NICHOLAS born 12 Sept. 1805; married MARY M. JERNEGAN 21 Oct. 1832

SHUBAEL CLAGHORN NORTON born 27 May 1794 Edgartown; died Aug 1871 Edgartown; married POLLY DAVIS NORTON (born 24 Mar 1794 Edgartown; died in Nov 1874 Edgartown) 22 Sept 1816 Edgartown.

Children:
JEREMIAH CROWELL
JANE WEST born 4 Apr 1821 (twin.); married JOSEPH THAXTER 16 Mar 1845.
HENRY D. born 4 Apr 1821 (twin.); married MARY A. BEETLE 6 Jan 1848.
ABIGAIL S. born 29 Feb 1824
SHUBAEL CLAGHORN JR, born 31 Jan 1825.
MARY DAVIS born 14 May 1829; married PHILIP C. SMITH JR. 1 Dec 1847.
DEBORAH A. born 25 Feb 1833; married JERUEL WEST 1 Jan 1852.
CORDELIA V. born 1 Sep 1834

JEREMIAH CROWELL NORTON born 6 June 1819; married MARGARET STUART VINCENT (born 2 Dec 1821) on 6 Oct 1845 in Edgartown.

Child of JEREMIAH and MARGARET:
ABBY, born 14 Oct 1853; married GEORGE NOLAN 1 Jan 1874.

Then he sailed to NZ where he married (possibly bigamously) ANN(A) CLARA SIMONS on 5 July 1862 in Auckland NZ

JEREMIAH died 31st Aug 1897 Northland, NZ.

I hope this can help anyone who are researching these lines.

This is just one of my wife's ancestral lines.

by ALV Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2012-04-21 03:58:49

Looking for all my family and my wife's links - basically Norton, Simons, Curtis, Wright, Vickers, Lambert, Ashby, Williams, May, Scott, Smith, Hambling, Timperley (Timperly), Davis, Pease, Howe, Thomas, Osborne, Corthine, Hardwick, Powis, Huckens, Vickery, Phelps, Howland, Chipman, Bassett, Claghorn,Cleveland, Dunham, Robinson, Mayhew, Hawes, Winn, Soule, Slade, Waterman, Dangerfield, Orpin, Camp, Singyard, Houghton,Leakey, Garland, Dawe, Lawrence & Cleal.

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