Descendants of James & Nanny Norton
Submitted by William A. Norton. Posted August 09, 2004 by Myrtle Norton Bridges
James Norton is believed to be a son of James Norton, Jr. and his wife Keziah Sexton Norton. His last
will and testament was recorded December, 1813 Richmond County, North Carolina. If you have any research
data connecting to this family please email William or Myrtle.
Generation No. 1
1. JAMES1 NORTON He married NANNY Unknown in Virginia.
Children of JAMES NORTON and NANNY are:
i. RHODA2 NORTON.
2. ii. MATTHEW NORTON, b. 1790, Virginia.
3. iii. DAVID NORTON, b. 1791, North Carolina.
iv. WILEY NORTON.
v. NANNY NORTON.
Generation No. 2
2. MATTHEW2 NORTON (JAMES1) was born 1790 in Virginia. He married MARTHA Unknown. She was born
1802 in North Carolina.
Notes for MATTHEW NORTON:
mulatto, Source: 1850 Census of Richmond County, North Carolina
Notes for MARTHA:
Children of MATTHEW NORTON and MARTHA are:
i. ELIZABETH3 NORTON, b. 1832, North Carolina.
Notes for ELIZABETH NORTON:
ii. NANCY NORTON, b 1834, North Carolina.
Notes for NANCY NORTON:
iii. JAMES NORTON, b. 1839, North Carolina.
Notes for JAMES NORTON:
iv. DANIEL NORTON, b. 1842, North Carolina.
Notes for DANIEL NORTON:
v. DAVID NORTON, b. 1844, North Carolina.
Notes for DAVID NORTON:
vi. JOHN NORTON, b. 1845, North Carolina.
Notes for JOHN NORTON:
3. DAVID2 NORTON (JAMES1) was born 1791 in North Carolina. He married UNKNOWN.
Notes for DAVID NORTON:
1850 Census of Richmond County, North Carolina
David Norton, 59m, farmer, NC 1791
Christian Norton, 23f, NC 1827
Sarah Norton 18f, NC 1832
William Wallace, 8m, NC 1842
1860 Fed. Census, Richmond Co., Williamson Dist, P.O. Springfield, NC
David Norton 70
Susan Norton 40
Christian Norton 36
Sallie Norton 25
Mahala Norton 7
Mary Norton 5
Rebecca Norton 1
James Norton 20
William Norton 18
Notes for UNKNOWN:
Children of DAVID NORTON and UNKNOWN are:
i. SUSAN3 NORTON, b. 1820.
ii. CHRISTIAN NORTON, b. 1824.
iii. SALLIE NORTON, b. 1835.
4. iv. MAHALA NORTON, b. 1853, Richmond County, N.C..
v. MARY NORTON, b. 1855.
vi. REBECCA NORTON, b. 1859.
Generation No. 3
4. MAHALA3 NORTON (DAVID2, JAMES1) was born 1853 in Richmond County, N.C.. She married
JOHN C MCNAIR. He was born 1821 in North Carolina.
Notes for JOHN C MCNAIR:
John C. MCNAIR Self M Male W 59 NC Farmer SCO SCO
Mahalah MCNAIR Wife M Female W 26 NC Keeps House NC NC
Sarah C. MCNAIR Dau S Female W 8 NC NC NC
Alice MCNAIR Dau S Female W 6 NC NC NC
Lillie MCNAIR Dau S Female W 4 NC NC NC
Archie MCNAIR Son S Male W 2 NC Sc NC ---
Nora F. MCNAIR Dau S Female W 1 SC NC NC
Sarah NORTON MotherL W Female W 50 NC NC NC
Mary NORTON SisterL S Female W 23 NC Laborer NC NC
Lucy NORTON SisterL S Female W 15 NC Laborer NC NC
Jane NORTON SisterL S Female W 12 NC Laborer NC NC
1880 Census Place Adamsville, Marlboro, South Carolina
Family History Library Film 1255235
NA Film Number T9-1235
Page Number 362D
Child of MAHALA NORTON and JOHN MCNAIR is:
i. SARAH C4 MCNAIR, b. 1872, Richmond County, N.C..
Read James Norton's Will
Return to Myrtle's Genealogy Page
Return to Family Genealogies