Gordon A. Norton

1912–4 December 2002 (Age 90)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Gordon A.

When Gordon A. Norton was born in 1912, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ira Richard Norton, was 34 and his mother, Agnes Elizabeth Worthington, was 29. He married Beatrice L. Rinker on 16 July 1934, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Elkland Township, Sullivan, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Forks Township, Sullivan, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 4 December 2002, in Sayre, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Sullivan, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Gordon A. Norton
Beatrice L. Rinker
Marriage: 16 July 1934
Duane Norton
Gary Byron Norton
Dennis Norton

Spouse and Children

16 July 1934
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States


    Duane Norton



    Dennis Norton


Parents and Siblings




    Clyde Amos Norton



    Ruth Norton


    Archie Ira Norton


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • Gordon A Norton in household of Ira R Norton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gordon A Norton in household of Ira R Norton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gordon Norton, "United States Census, 1940"

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