Warren Raymond Girton

February 1886–8 September 1978 (Age 92)
Madison Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Warren Raymond

When Warren Raymond Girton was born in February 1886, in Madison Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Albert Girton, was 39 and his mother, Gertrude Suplee, was 27. He married Bertha May Nordyke on 11 May 1912, in Watkins Glen, Dix, Schuyler, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 8 September 1978, in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Warren Raymond Girton
Bertha May Nordyke
Marriage: 11 May 1912
Mary Elizabeth Girton

Spouse and Children

11 May 1912
Watkins Glen, Dix, Schuyler, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Albert Girton


    Gertrude Suplee




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 1

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 24

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire and Nottinghamshire called Girton, from Old English grēot ‘grit’, ‘gravel’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Raymond Girton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W Ray Girton in household of Henry Grosjean, "United States Census, 1910"
  • W Raymond Girton, "United States Census, 1930"

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