William M. Norton
(1840-1912)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Martha Van Buskirk
2. Theresa

William M. Norton

  • Born: 24 Nov 1840, Georgetown, Madison, New York, United States 1
  • Marriage (1): Martha Van Buskirk in 1873 1
  • Marriage (2): Theresa
  • Died: 14 May 1912, Utica, Oneida, New York, United States at age 71 2
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census: 1880 United States Federal: Western, Oneida, New York, United States. 3

Census: 1900 United States Federal: Western, Oneida, New York, United States. 4

Census: 1910 United States Federal: Western, Oneida, New York, United States. 5


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William married Martha Van Buskirk, daughter of John Van Buskirk and Catharine Casler, in 1873.1 (Martha Van Buskirk was born about 1833 in Oneida County, New York, United States 6.)


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William next married Theresa. (Theresa was born about 1841 in New York, United States 5 and died on 17 Jan 1926 in Western, Oneida, New York, United States 7.)


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Sources


1 Daniel Wager, <i>Our County and Its People</i>; <i>Oneida County, New York Biographies</i>(http://home.comcast.net/~richardson156/index.html : downloaded 16 Nov 2013), Part III, Page 22;

NORTON, WILLIAM M., was born in Georgetown, Madison county, N. Y., November 24, 1840, son of Ezra and Margaret (Louk) Norton, natives of Chenango county, N. Y., and Western, respectively. His maternal grandfather, a native of Rensselaer county, N. Y. was a pioneer farmer of Western. Ezra Norton, father of William M., was a stone and brick mason and plasterer by trade. In 1851, he located in Western and worked at his trade until the breaking out of the civil war, when he enlisted in Co. G, 2nd N. Y. Heavy Artillery, and after tow years service died of brain fever in a Washington hospital. William M. was reared in Western from eleven years of age, and was educated in the common schools. He has followed various occupations, including clerking, boating on the canal, farming, merchandising, and since 1881, has conducted a tin shop at North Western. In 1873, he married Martha, daughter of John and Catherine (Casler) Van Buskirk, of Western. He is a member of the F. & A. M., R. A. M., and K. T., has been town clerk of Western and served as justice of the peace sixteen years. In politics he is a Democrat.

2 "New York, Death Index, 1852-1956," database, <i>Ancestry.com</i>(http://www.ancestry.com/);

Name: William M Norton
Death Date: 14 May 1912
Death Place: Utica, New York, USA
Certificate Number: 23785

3 <i>1880 United States Federal Census</i> (Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.).

4 <i>1900 United States Federal Census</i> (Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.).

5 <i>1910 United States Federal Census</i> (Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.).

6 <i>1850 United States Federal Census</i> (Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009.).

7 "New York, Death Index, 1852-1956," database, <i>Ancestry.com</i>(http://www.ancestry.com/);

Name: Theresa J. Norton
Death Date: 17 Jan 1926
Death Place: Western, New York, USA
Certificate Number: 05474


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