Biographical Sketch of Charles H. Norton

Norton, Charles H., Addison, was born in Addison county, Vt., on September 14, 1845. His parents were Hiram and Electa (Daniels) Norton. Hiram Norton was born in Addison in 1812, and was a son of Abel Norton, who was an early settler in Addison county, Vt. Hiram had a family of eight children, seven of whom are now living. He now owns 300 acres of land, and has been a successful man in life. He now resides on the place on which Abel Norton first settled. Charles H. Norton was educated in the common schools at Addison and attended a select school also for one term. He was brought up to farming and remained at his home until he had reached the age of twenty-eight years. He was married on June 25, 1873, to Louisa Hitchcock, of Jamaica, Long Island, N. Y., and in the spring of 1874 he settled on the Bartlett place, where he has since resided, and now occupies the residence which was built by Ichabod Bartlett. He has a family of two daughters: Bertha I. was born on April 24, 1875, and Hattie S. was born on September 4, 1878. Mr. Norton is the mail carrier between Bridport and town line.



Addison County VT,

Smith, H. P. History of Addison County Vermont: With Illustrations And Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men And Pioneers. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & co., 1886.

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