Martha Ann Norton Scott (28 September 1840 – 13 August 1903)
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Martha Ann (nee Norton) Scott was born 28 Sep 1840 in Limestone Co., Alabama. Her parents were John Warren Norton and his wife, Dorothy Osborn. Her siblings were William David, Jacob Wesley, Caroline Chloe, Isaac Washington, John Alford, and Parley King.
Martha Ann was baptized in 1848 by Erastus Snow. In 1851, Martha Ann crossed the plains with the Captain John Brown wagon company.
While still in her teenage years, Martha Ann NORTON married Andrew Hunter SCOTT in 1856. They were the parents of eight children: William Norton, Lois Dorothy Ann, John Norton, General Winfield (aka as James Warren), Martha Zarelda, Milton Leo, Flora, and Dallas Loren.
Her life was difficult and extremely challenging at times.
There are at least two obituaries for Martha Ann. (1) Deseret News; 13 Aug 1903. (2) "Friendless Mrs. Anna Scott Succumbs to Disease"; Ogden Standard Examiner; 14 Aug 1903. Her name is listed as Anna or Annie Scott in both obituaries.