Phyllis Earleen Norton

28 May 1923–29 August 1989 (Age 66)
Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Phyllis Earleen

When Phyllis Earleen Norton was born on 28 May 1923, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Earle Harold Norton, was 25 and her mother, Phyllis May Norton, was 20. She married Gordon Leo Massecar on 12 December 1941, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She died on 29 August 1989, at the age of 66.

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Gordon Leo Massecar
Phyllis Earleen Norton
Marriage: 12 December 1941

Spouse and Children

12 December 1941
Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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World Events (4)

1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 22

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.
1955 · Canso Causeway Completed

Age 32

The Canso Causeway was completed on April 13, 1955. It is a bridge across the Strait of Canso connecting Cape Breton Island. It is constructed in a S shape.
1976 · Ruling Against Censorship

Age 53

In 1976, it was determined by the Supreme Court that Nova Scotia did not have the right to censor movies.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. In some cases, it is a variant of Norrington .2 Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name.3 Jewish (American): adoption of the English name in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic name.

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

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