Descendants of James & Matilda Grogan Norton
August 24, 2002 by Myrtle Norton Bridges
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Generation No. 1
1.JAMES1 NORTON was born abt. 1804 in Richmond County, NC. He married MATILDA GROGAN. She was born
abt. 1802 in Richmond County, NC.
Notes for JAMES NORTON:
James Norton (1804) and Matilda Grogan (1802) came from Richmond Co N.C. The family appeared in
the 1830 Census of Richmond County. They appeared in the 1840 and 1850 Census of DeKalb Co Ga.
By 1860 this family was in Cleburne Co Alabama. Both James and Matilda are buried Cleburne Co., AL.
Children of JAMES NORTON and MATILDA GROGAN are:
i. HENRY2 NORTON, b. Abt. 1820, NC.
ii. REBECCA NORTON, b. Abt. 1824.
iii. MARTIN R. J. NORTON, b. August 14, 1826, NC.
Notes for MARTIN R. J. NORTON:
Martin R. fought in Civil War, Company I, 48th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, CSA.
iv. RACHAEL NORTON, b. Abt. 1828, NC.
v. ELIZABETH NORTON, b. Abt. 1830, NC.
vi. SUSAN NORTON, b. Abt. 1834.
vii. MAZZIE MARIA NORTON, b. Abt. 1835, NC.
viii. SERENA NORTON, b. Abt. 1836, NC.
2. ix. ANDREW JACKSON (JACK) NORTON, b. January 18, 1840, Dekalb Co., GA; d. February 27, 1925.
x. JAMES WILLIAM NORTON, b. Abt. 1842, Dekalb Co., GA.
Notes for JAMES WILLIAM NORTON:
James W. fought in Civil War in Confederate Army.
Generation No. 2
2. ANDREW JACKSON (JACK)2 NORTON (JAMES1) was born January 18, 1840 in Dekalb Co., GA,
and died February 27, 1925. He married EMILY JANE BARKER April 11, 1868 in Cleburne Co., AL, daughter
of JOHN BARKER and FRANCES WILLINGHAM. She was born December 12, 1851, and died April 21, 1902 in Cleburne
Notes for ANDREW JACKSON (JACK) NORTON:
A. J. fought in Civil War, Company I, 48th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, CSA. A. J. and Emily had l3
children, and l2 lived to be adults.
Children of ANDREW NORTON and EMILY BARKER are:
i. WILLIE3 NORTON, b. Abt. 1869; d. Abt. 1870.
ii. EMMA FRANCES NORTON, b. May 11, 1871; d. November 12, 1955; m. JOHN BURCHFIELD.
iii. MATILDA ANNE NORTON, b. May 12, 1873; d. February 03, 1963; m. JOHN LINER EDWARDS.
iv. JAMES ALBURN NORTON, b. March 11, 1875; d. February 04, 1933; m. CINDERELLA VIRGINIA EDWARDS.
v. ELIZABETH MARGARET NORTON, b. February 16, 1877; d. August 31, 1949; m. JASPER WEATHERS.
vi. JOHN CALHOUN NORTON, b. June 1879; d. 1942; m. VOLUMDIA TENNOUT BURGESS.
3. vii. ROSA AGNES NORTON, b. June 08, 1881; d. December 08, 1955.
viii. HENRY LEE NORTON, b. March 11, 1884; d. January 03, 1937; m. LAURA EDWARDS.
ix. ELLA MALINE NORTON, b. March 22, 1886; d. August 15, 1950; m. WILLIAM CATNA HOLCOMB.
x. ROBERT LEE NORTON, b. April 02, 1888; d. May 20, 1976; m. (1) EXA BROWN; m. (2) ELLA WHEELER.
xi. ANDREW NEAL NORTON, b. October 22, 1890; d. January 17, 1927; m. MAE BELL WATSON.
xii. HAMP GROGAN NORTON, b. April 06, 1892; d. February 17, 1975; m. JULIA ROBERTA WHITEN.
xiii. HOMER NORTON, b. July 05, 1894; d. May 23, 1940; m. MARGARET A. BROWN.
Generation No. 3
3. ROSA AGNES3 NORTON (ANDREW JACKSON (JACK)2, JAMES1) was born June 08, 1881, and
died December 08, 1955. She married JOHN THOMAS THRASHER December 16, 1900. He was born
July 25, 1880, and died November 02, 1970.
Child of ROSA NORTON and JOHN THRASHER is:
4. i. LOLA BELL4 THRASHER, b. October 06, 1901; d. December 12, 1996.
Generation No. 4
4.LOLA BELL4 THRASHER (ROSA AGNES3 NORTON, ANDREW JACKSON (JACK)2, JAMES1) was born
October 06, 1901, and died December 12, 1996. She married A. D. CHEATWOOD October 05, 1919.
He was born May 09, 1921.
Child of LOLA THRASHER and A. CHEATWOOD is:
5. i. ROSE VICTORIA MARIE5 CHEATWOOD, b. May 09, 1921.
Generation No. 5
5.ROSE VICTORIA MARIE5 CHEATWOOD (LOLA BELL4 THRASHER, ROSA AGNES3 NORTON,
ANDREW JACKSON (JACK)2, JAMES1) was born May 09, 1921. She married THOMAS EDGAR HINTON
July 29, 1939. He was born November 07, 1914, and died November 12, 1981.
Child of ROSE CHEATWOOD and THOMAS HINTON is:
i. BEVERLY ANN6 HINTON, m. WILLIAM LEROY GAINES, September 28, 1958.
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