Thankful Norton1

(1 April 1796 - 8 June 1868)
Thankful Norton|b. 1 Apr 1796\nd. 8 Jun 1868|p822.htm|Abner Norton|b. 19 Oct 1740|p953.htm|Hannah Claghorn||p955.htm|Isaac Norton|b. 1709\nd. Dec 1789|p966.htm|Hannah Norton|b. 1720\nd. Oct 1778|p967.htm|||||||
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Descendants of Joseph Viles
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Descendents of Joseph Norton
     Thankful Norton was born on 1 Apr 1796 in Maine.1,4 She married Alfred Viles, son of Joseph Viles and Sarah Hancock, on 2 Oct 1817 in Maine.5,6,7,3 She and Alfred Viles lived in Walworth County, Wisconsin, in 1851.8 On 1 Apr 1853, Thankful Norton sold land in Walworth County, Wisconsin. 80 acres.9 Thankful died in Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin, on 8 Jun 1868 at 72.4 She was buried in Millard Cemetery, Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin.4

Last Edited=March 6, 2005

Children of Thankful Norton and Alfred Viles


  1. P. 22, Line 10, dwelling 141, family 140. household, 1860 United States Census, Wisconsin, Walworth County, unknown cd2. Heritage Quest CD digital scan of NARA. Unknown volume.
  2. Dr. Charles Banks, The History of Martha's Vineyard, Volume III: Family Genealogies (n.p.:, unknown publish date), pp. 357-374, As transcribed by e-mail address,
  3. William Collins Hatch, A History of the Town of Industry, Franklin County, Maine (Farmington, Maine: Knowlton, McLeary and Company, 1893), p. 834.
  4. Unknown author, Millard Cemetery Listing, Walworth County, Wisconsin (n.p.:, microfilmed 9 Sep 1994), p. 14.
  5. Unknown author, Alfred Viles Obituary (Delevan, WI: Delevan Republican, 12 Aug 1881).
  6. Unknown author, 1850 US Census, Franklin Co., Maine (n.p.:, unknown publish date), sheet 102, line 39, dwelling 370, family 391.
  7. Dr. Charles Banks, History of Martha's Vineyard, Vol. III, pp. 357-374, As transcribed by e-mail address,
  8. Alfred Viles Obituary, 12 Aug 1881, p. 3, col. 3.
  9. Wisconsin Deeds 17: 260-1, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, microfilm 1435083, Family History Library (FHL), Salt Lake City, Utah. Warranty Deed from Alfred Viles to Benjamin Viles. Recorded 5 November 1853, several months after execution..
  10. Unknown author, Last Will and Testament of Alfred Viles (n.p.:, 18 Jan 1869), p. 1.
  11. Unknown name of person unknown record type, Mission Viejo, CA LDS Family History Center, Mission Viejo, Orange County, California, p. 12.
  12. Unknown author, 1850 Census, Franklin Co., ME, sheet 102, dwelling 370, family 391.
  13. Unknown author, Wisconsin Pre-1907 Deaths by Name (n.p.:, unknown publish date), p. 27.
  14. Unknown author, 1850 Census, Franklin Co., ME, sheet 102-3, dwelling 370, family 391.