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Updated July 4, 2002 Contact Scott Norton snorton@nortonfamily.net
Nansimond,
James Cittie
(Jamestown),
Northampton,
York,
Virginia

Capt John Norton 1613- 1678
wife Anne Jennings


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Mary Norton b. ? m. Thomas Dixon; Henry Martin
Elizabeth Norton b. ? d. Perquimans, NC 3/4/1676 m. William Bundy
Abigail Norton (Abby)
b. ? m. ? Doxey
Mehetibel Norton (Mitty)
b. ? m. ? Farrow
Margaret Norton d. Perquimans, NC 9/15/1688 m. Jonathan Bateman

Anne Norton b. ? m. Thomas Johnson Sr.
William Norton b. ? m.
Capt John Norton II b. 1656 VA d. 1718 Camden, NC m. Mary Sawyer

Wife Anne Jennings - It's not known if John Norton married Anne in England or Virginia. Perhaps Anne came to Virginia to visit her 3 brothers (Thomas, William and John Jennings) living in Surry, VA. John Norton's sister , Mary Norton was married to William Jennings.
1613 Capt John Norton was born in York, England 1613.
"John Norton (spelled Northin) age 22, transported to Virginia in the "Plain Jane" on May 15, 1635, Captain Richard Buckham, master."
(Hotten p 79)
1635
May 15

"John Norton (spelled Northin) age 22, transported to Virginia in the "Plain Jane" on May 15, 1635, Captain Richard Buckham, master." (Hotten p 79)

By patent, grant and purchase he owned lands in nansimond, NOrthampton, James Cittie and York counties Virginia, making his home in York, Va for a number of years. Apparently he was a ship's captain, as he patented lands in various sections for transporting people (and each time could count himself).

1637 James Cittie - John Norton is transported to James Cittie by Theodore Moyes on 5/23/1637.
1638
Nov 1

On November 1st 1638, as John Norton of James Cittie Island (Smith) he deeded to Edward Sanderson, Merchan, one house and 12 acres of land in James Island, bounded by James Cittie and Edward Grindon, purchase price 2200 lbs Tobacco. /s/ John Norton Witnessed Daniell Hill, Robt Postman.

1643
Aug 30
John Norton recieved 250 acres in James Cittie County for the transporataion of Anne, (wife of John Nurton), John Jackson, John Broadway and George Burford. (Nugent p 146)
1646 Burgess of York County, VA
(Virginia Magazine of Hist & Biog Vol 8 p 252)
1648
May 20
John Norton assigns 900 acres to Robert Wetherall, Gent in James Cittie county, VA. Nugent p 173
1676
Feb 4
Grandson of John Norton born to Elizabeth. Elizabeth dies one month later.
1676
Mar 27
Elizabeth Norton, daughter of John and Anne dies in Perquimans, NC
1678 John Norton dies in Nansimond, VA