Biographical Sketch of Nathaniel G. Norton

Norton, Nathaniel G., Vergennes, was born in Chittenden county, Vt., in February, 1831, and settled in Vergennes, Vt., in 1868, and engaged in the manufacture of flour and general milling business, purchasing the city mill on the island at Vergennes, Vt. His mill was destroyed by fire and he re-built the same in June, 1878, of brick. It is now a building 45 x 52, and two and one-half stories and a basement, located at the falls, with three run stone. They deal largely in flour and feed, and also in building lumber. He was married in 1851 to Lucretia Sutton. They have had four children born to them — John, Eugene, Arthur, and Mary. John married Lizzie Horton in 1884, Eugene married Carrie Foster in June, 1882, and is now engaged in the manufacture of flour, feed, and farming implements. Nathaniel G. Norton was a son of John and Amanda (Gage) Norton. John died in 1841, and his wife, Amanda, died in 1863. They had three children born to them, all of whom are now living.



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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