Cornelius Norton was born 27 February 1746 in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts to Peter Norton (1718-1792) and Sarah Bassett (1720-1804) and died circa 1818 Industry, Franklin County, Maine of unspecified causes. He married Lydia Claghorn (1744-) 12 December 1765 in Dukes County, Massachusetts.

Biography

Cornelius Norton was born on Martha's Vineyard, residing with his family in Edgartown MA where he carried on in the family tradition of operating a innhouse there ("inn-holder") (1787-1794). About 1795 he moved his family to Industry, Maine where he died in 1818.

Marriage & Family

He married LYDIA CLAGHORN (89) 12 Dec. 1765. He was deacon of the church in T. He had the following named children:

  1. Cornelius Norton (1760-1814)
  2. Ebenezer Norton (1762-1814) md Rebecca Norton
  3. Zebulon Norton (1764-) - lost at sea.
  4. Elizabeth Norton (1766-)
  5. Winthrop Norton (1768-1784) Lost at sea - buried at Crossways Cemetery
  6. Deborah Norton (1772-)
  7. Susannah Norton (1775-1849)
  8. Sarah Norton (1776-1852)
  9. Martha Norton (1775-1873)
  10. Lydia Norton (c1780-)




Children



Offspring of Cornelius Norton and Lydia Claghorn (1744-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Cornelius Norton (1760-1814)
Ebenezer Norton (1762-1814)
Zebulon Norton (1764-)
Elizabeth Norton (1766-)
Winthrop Norton (1768-1784)
Deborah Norton (1772-)
Susannah Norton (1775-1849) 21 August 1775 Industry, Franklin County, Maine 30 December 1849 Maine James Gower (1772-1855)
Sarah Norton (1776-1852)
Martha Norton (1775-1873)
Lydia Norton (c1780-)










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