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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Family Time Line

Gordon A. Norton
1912–2002
Beatrice L. Rinker
–2009
Marriage: 16 July 1934
Duane Norton
1936–
Gary Byron Norton
1941–1985
Dennis Norton
1944–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 July 1934
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(3)

    Duane Norton

    Male1936–Male

    Male1941–1985Male

    Dennis Norton

    Male1944–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1908–1984Male

    Clyde Amos Norton

    Male1910–1976Male

    Male1912–2002Male

    Ruth Norton

    Female1916–Female

    Archie Ira Norton

    Male1918–1997Male

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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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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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