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Asa Jesse Norton

Asa Jesse Norton

Male 1769 - 1815  (45 years)

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  • Name Asa Jesse Norton  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 18 Dec 1769  Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Apr 1815  Washington, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Buried Gardner Hinckley Cemetery, Washington, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Person ID I1249  Hollier & Dufilho
    Last Modified 14 May 2017 

    Father Asa Norton,   b. 27 Jan 1738/39, Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 29 Nov 1786, Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mabel Booth,   b. 09 Aug 1743, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Feb 1792, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Y  [9
    • In the absence of a marriage record, we located a guardianship record that proves that Asa and Mabel Norton were husband and wife.15 The record documents that on 29 November 1786 in the Danbury Court of Probate, Asa Norton, son of deceased Asa Norton, chose his mother, Mabel Norton of Newtown, to be his guardian.
    Family ID F1098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Hawley,   b. 23 Jun 1772, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1841, Washington, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1794  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. Anna Maria Norton,   b. 09 Dec 1812,   d. 01 Oct 1818  (Age 5 years)  []
    +2. Harriet Norton,   b. 04 Feb 1799, Freehold, Greene, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1827, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  []
     3. Eliza Norton,   b. 13 May 1801, Freehold, Greene, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1805  (Age 3 years)  []
     4. child Norton,   d. 05 Apr 1815, Washington, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     5. Philo Norton,   b. 16 Feb 1795, Stamford, Delaware, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1803  (Age 8 years)  []
    +6. Mary Norton,   b. 20 Apr 1797, Stamford, Delaware, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1853, Washington, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  []
     7. Orran Hawley Norton,   b. 03 Mar 1805, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1840, Washington, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  []
     8. Charles Norton,   b. 14 May 1803, Freehold, Greene, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1851, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  []
    Last Modified 14 May 2017 19:36:46 
    Family ID F426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1769 - Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Apr 1815 - Washington, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gardner Hinckley Cemetery, Washington, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Hinckley House, Washington, Louisiana
    Hinckley House, Washington, Louisiana
    This house was built shortly after 1811 by Asa Norton, a tanner and businessman. The house is typical of country houses built along the bayous at the tiem. It is constructed of native cypress and other hard woods. It has remained in the Norton-Gardner-Hinckley family since it was built.

    Headstones
    Asa NORTON Headstone
    Asa NORTON Headstone
    Gardner Hinckley Cemetery (Washington, Louisiana); 30.615 N, 92.0551 W, by Mark Hollier, 22 Oct 2011.

  • Notes 
    • Around 1797 Asa moved his young family to Louisiana.

  • Sources 
    1. [S278] Hinckley, Orramel, "Orramel Hinckley and Family Papers, Mss. 1151, 1317, 970", UU:65; J:9; OS:H.

    2. [S437] Hinckley, Jr., Arthur Latham, Gardner-Hinckley Family Collection.

    3. [S518] Baldwin, Charles Candee, The Baldwin Genealogy Supplement, 1281-1283.

    4. [S551] Connecticut, Fairfield, Danbury District Probate Court, Probate Records 1744-1916, pg. 376, Asa Norton guardianship record that identifies Asa and Mabel Norton as his parents, Family History Library microfilm 4025.

    5. [S266] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Inc., Asa Norton, Memorial# 72079119, Jun 27, 2011.
      Birth: Dec. 18, 1769
      Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
      Death: Apr. 15, 1815
      St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA

      Asa Norton married Anna Hawley in 1794. The couple had four children: Philo (b. 1795), Mary (b. 1797), Harriet (b. 1799), and Charles (b. 1803). Around 1797 Asa moved his young family to Louisiana which was then under the control of Spain and then briefly France, only to be sold to the United States in 1804. Norton was a tanner and dealer in animal hides.

      Spouse:
      Anna Hawley Norton (1772 - 1841)*
      Children:
      Mary Norton Gardner (1797 - 1853)*
      Burial:
      Gardner-Hinckley Family Cemetery, Washington, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA

      Created by: John Coffey
      Record added: Jun 27, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 72079119

    6. [S360] Gardner Hinckley Cemetery (Washington, Louisiana), Grave Markers, Asa Norton grave, by Mark Hollier on 22 Oct 2011 (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S437] Hinckley, Jr., Arthur Latham, Gardner-Hinckley Family Collection, Asa Norton family handwritten birth records (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S360] Gardner Hinckley Cemetery (Washington, Louisiana), Grave Markers, Asa Norton grave, by Mark Hollier on 22 Oct 2011.

    9. [S551] Connecticut, Fairfield, Danbury District Probate Court, Probate Records 1744-1916, pg. 376, Asa Norton guardianship record that identifies Asa and Mabel Norton as his parents, Family History Library microfilm 4025 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S266] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Inc., Anna Hawley Norton, Memorial# 72079382, Jun 27, 2011.
      Birth: Jun. 23, 1772
      Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
      Death: May 9, 1841
      Washington, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA

      Anna Hawley was the eldest of six children born to William Hawley (1732-1791) and his wife Mary Glover Hawley (1739-1791) of Newtown, Fairfield Co., CT. She married Asa Norton in 1794. The couple had four children: Philo (b. 1795), Mary (b. 1797), Harriet (b. 1799), and Charles (b. 1803).

      Spouse:
      Asa Norton (1769 - 1815)

      Children:
      Mary Norton Gardner (1797 - 1853)*

      Burial:
      Gardner-Hinckley Family Cemetery, Washington, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA

      Created by: John Coffey
      Record added: Jun 27, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 72079382

    11. [S353] Eakin, Sue, Washington, Louisiana, 32.