Norton, Asahel Strong
Norton, Asahel Strong D.D., a Congregational minister, was born at Farmington, Conn., Sept. 20, 1765, and was educated at Yale College, class of 1790; then entered upon the studies of the ministry, and was ordained at Clinton, N. Y., in 1793; holding successively several important pastorates in Western New York, and exerting in that section of country an important influence. Dr. Norton died May 10, 1833, at Clinton. He was one of the founders of Hamilton College, situated at that place. See Sprague, Annals, 2:332.