Bio: Norton, T. S. (1881)

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Surnames: Norton, Phelps, Ghoca, Clark, DeLand

----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin (Marathon County, Wis.) 1881, page 574

T. S. NORTON, Town Clerk and real estate agent, Spencer. Born in Trumbull Co., Ohio, Jan. 18, 1848. In the same year the family moved to a farm in Fond du Lac County, where he grew up, attending O. P. DeLand's commercial school. He afterward went back to the farm, and gave some time to the carpenter trade. He came to Spencer in 1874, and opened a butcher shop, bringing his family there in December, same year. He then opened his office, having been elected Justice in 1875, and Deputy Sheriff, under Phelps first, and then under Ghoca. Was elected Clerk, in 1881, of the town of Brighton. He has a farm of eighty acres, in Clark County. In 1871 he married Miss Emily A. Clark, of Fond du Lac County. They have two children, Jessie E. and Carrie E. Mr. Norton is an Odd Fellow and member of Masonic Lodge, in Oakville. Was on the Town Board in 1876, then the town of Hull.



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