John Orton

Birth Name John Orton
Gender male
Age at Death unknown


I put John Orton of Brooklyn NY and Hastings, Nebraska, in this family because in 1880 he is living in the same city (Hastings) as Edward Orton, son of Edward and Dinah (Wesley) Orton.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1841 Shilton Parish, Warwickshire, England   1a
Census (Grandson) March 30, 1851 Shilton Parish, Warwickshire, England Shilton Village 1a
Event Note

George Orton, 77, head, widowed, handloom weaver, silk, born Shilton, Warwickshire
Edward Orton, son, 34, handloom weaver, silk, born Shilton, Warwickshire
Dinah Orton, son's wife, 40, born Bramcote?, Warwickshire
Mary Anne Orton, granddaughter, 14, born Shilton, Warwickshire
Edward Orton, grandson, 12, born Shilton, Warwickshire
John Orton, grandson, 9, born Shilton, Warwickshire
George Orton, grandson, 7, born Shilton, Warwickshire
Dinah Orton, granddaughter, 5, born Shilton, Warwickshire
Jemima Orton, granddaughter, 11 months, born Shilton, Warwickshire


Census (Head) July 15, 1870 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, New York, United States   2a
Event Note

1870 Census, Ward 10, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
July 15, 1870
John Orton, 29, a coachman, born in England
Bridget Orton, 32, born in Ireland
John Orton, 6m, born in March, born in New York

Census (Head) June 15, 1880 Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska, United States   3a
Event Note

1880 Census, Hastings, Nebraska
June 15, 1880

John Orton, 37, laborer, born in England, parents also
B Orton, 39, born in Ireland, parents also
John Orton, 10, born in New York
Mary B Orton, 7, born in New York
Anne F Orton, 5, born in New York
Ellen Orton, 4 , born in New York
James Orton, 10m, born in Nebraska



Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Edward Ortonabout 18161902
Mother Diana Wesleyabout 18111882
    Sister     Mary Ann Orton about 1838
    Brother     Edward Orton June 1840 March 2, 1923
         John Orton 1841
    Brother     George E Orton November 17, 1845 November 30, 1910
    Sister     Dinah Orton about 1846
    Sister     Jemima Orton about April 1850
    Sister     Eliza Orton


Family of John Orton and Bridget Londergan

Married Wife Bridget Londergan ( b. 1838 d. ... )
Name Birth Date Death Date
John OrtonMarch 6, 1870
Mary B OrtonJune 2, 1872
Anna Frances OrtonDecember 3, 1873
Anne F OrtonJuly 1, 1875
Ellen Ortonabout 1876
James Orton1879

Source References

  1. 1851 Census of England
      • Page: Shilton, Warwickshire, Series: HO107, Page: 500, Piece: 2066, Family: 10, Line: 6, Image: 3, Enum. District: 2
  2. National Archives and Records Administration: 1870 United States Census
      • Page: Brooklyn, NY, p. 73, family 536
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), John Orton, New York, United States; citing p. 73, family 536, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,450.

  3. National Archives and Records Administration: 1880 United States Census
      • Page: Hastings Nebraska, ED 55, sheet 13B
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 August 2017), John Orton, Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district ED 55, sheet 13B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0743; FHL microfilm 1,254,743.