Subject: RE: EARLY S.C. NORTONS|
From: Debbie In VA
Date: August 21, 2000
You will have to check with the church they attended to find a death
notice that early. As far as I know (and I could be wrong), only
Charleston kept death notices at that time.
Either way, good luck.
> Date: 8/21/00 10:01:27 AM
> Subject: EARLY S.C. NORTONS
> Looking through all this interesting information inspires me to ask you
> rejoice with me and also to help me if you can:
> After months of searching I have finally located my g-g-g
> medical degree:
> DR. SAMUEL EDWIN NORTON (1816-1877) graduated from the Philadelphia
> of Physicians in 1859. This is now part of the University of Pennsylvania.
> BUT he was BORN in either Williamsburg or Georgetown Counties and I
> cannot locate the death notice or burial place of either of his parents
> (whose names I do NOT know but who would have BOTH died ca 1818-1820. He
> the youngest of four children then went to live with relatives (probably
> sister ANNE NORTON RENTZ's family)until he grew up and married Julia
> Alston of Halifax County, NC. They had children in the Georgetown area
> removed to Montgomery AL abbout 1850 which is WHY I could not find his
> medical degree in SC.
> ANY help finding the elder NORTONS of SOUTH CAROLINA would be GREATLY
> appreciated. I realize many records were lost during the WBTS but they
> to be BURIED somewhere. They were Episcopalians, and in fact, during the
> Dr. Norton preached (as a layman, I assume, as I am sure he never
> seminary) at ST. JOHNS EPISCOPAL CHURCH in Montgomery. But where IN SC
> PARENTS could be buried, I don't know.
> Thanks for anything useful,
> Caroline Burnett Cook
> dtr of
> Caroline Beasley Norton
> dtr of
> Eldridge Greenwood Norton
> son of
> Lt. James Hudson Norton, CSA, AL 1ST CAV.
> son of
> DR. SAMUEL EDWIN NORTON & JULIA JUSTINA ALSTON
> SON OF
> ?????? >>
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