Friday, October 2, 2015

Helen M. Norris Weston, 1840-1868

Helen Maria Norris was born on March 31, 1840 in Sandwich, New Hampshire, to Nicholas G. Norris, and his wife, the former Elizabeth Blanchard. In November of 1858, Helen Norris married G.M. Weston in Erie County, Ohio. The marriage was officiated by W.S. Kennedy, the first minister at the Presbyterian Church in Sandusky. Sadly, Helen M. Norris Weston died on October 1, 1868, at the age of 28 years. She was buried in the North Ridge portion of Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery.

The surname of the maker of Helen's monument is inscribed at the base of the marker. The surname is Montgomery.

No comments: