Excerpt from Orderly Book of Capt. Ichabod Norton of Col. Mott's Regiment of Connecticut Troops Destined for the Northern Campaign in 1776: At Skeensborough (Now Whitehall), Fort Ann and Ticonderoga, and at Mount Independence, Together With a Fac Simile of Captain Norton's Map of Tico... nderoga and Mount Independence
Captain Ichabod Norton, the second son of Thomas Norton, was born in 1736 and married Ruth Strong, February 21 st, 1760; he succeeded to his father's estate about three miles north of the meeting house at Farmington, Conn., where he lived most of his life. Following the period covered by the Orderly Book he was in the service, in 1777, at Peeks kill, under Colonel Hooker, and for a number of years he represented Farmington in the State Legislature of Connecticut. Hiseldest daughter, Elizabeth, mar ried the Rev. William Robinson August l0th, 1790. Their son, Charles, had a son Arthur, the father of Charles M ulford Robin-son, now ofrochester,n. Y., the present owner of original manuscript Orderly Book. The book itself is somewhat the worse for time and wear. Intthe Memoir of Rev. William Robinson it is stated that Captain Norton, by his activity and per sonal example, exerted great in¿uence upon his fel low townsmen in behalf of the American cause. Captain Norton died October lst, 1825, at Granby, where he then resided. He was the father of nine children.
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