Monday, August 31, 2015

Edna Henrietta Smith

The next entry in the Autograph album of Lizzie Dunlap is:

Edna H. Smith
“Sunshine is like love,
It makes everything shine with its own
Edna H. Smith

Sutter Creek Apr 10, 1884
Lizzie added: Died in Oakland some years later [LL: actually, she died in Sutter Creek some years later]

Edna H. Smith was living in Sutter Creek, Amador County, California with her mother, Mary E. Smith and siblings William and May when the 1880 census was taken.[1]
Edna Henrietta Smith was married 23 July 1896, Placer County, California to Chas. Howard Norton.[2] She and Charles we located in Sutter Creek, Amador County, California in the 1900 and 1910 census’. Edna died 17 October 1914 in Sutter Creek, California.[3] Edna Smith Norton was buried in the Sutter Creek City Cemetery, Sutter Creek, California.[4]

[1] 1880 US census, Amador County, California, population schedule, Sutter Creek, Enumeration District (ED) #36, 
page 84 (stamped), sheet 44D, dwelling #493, family #506, Mary E. Smith household; digital image, 
( : accessed 30 Aug 2015); National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) microfilm 
#T9, roll #63; citing Family History Library (FHL) film no. 1,254,063.

[2] "California County Marriages, 1850 to 1952," database, ( accessed 30 Aug 2015), entry for Chas. Howard Norton – Edna Henrietta Smith, 23 July 1896, Placer County; citing original marriage records housed in the clerks’ offices of the district courts in various counties throughout California.

[3] “California Death Index, 1905-1939,” database, ( : accessed 30 Aug 2015), entry for Edna S. Norton, 17 Oct 1914, Amador County; citing original death records, California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Sacramento.

[4] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, database ( : accessed 30 Aug  2015), entry  for Edna Smith Norton (1860-1914), Memorial No. 26078738, Records of the Sutter Creek City Cemetery, Sutter Creek, California; page created by Ancestry Seeker, 16 Apr 2008.

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