Henrietta Stevenson Norris was one of eleven children born to Nicholas B. and Elizabeth Betsy (Blanchard) Norris. She was born on June 16, 1832 in New Hampshire. Henrietta, known fondly as "Ettie" married John C. Buxton on November 16, 1853. Sadly, Ettie died on September 23, 1860 at the age of 28 years, 3 months, and 7 days. She was buried in the Norris family lot in the North Ridge section of Oakland Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio.