Mary Norton (1898)

Mary Norton (1898-1898) died as an infant of "acute meningitis" when 7 months old. (b. about January 1898; 101 Bright Street, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ, 07302, USA - d. July 26, 1898; 101 Bright Street, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ, 07302, USA)

Birth[edit | edit source]

She was the daughter of Patrick J. Norton (1856-1905) an Irish immigrant and laborer on the railroad; and Sarah Jane Carr (c1866-1950) a maid in a rooming house. Patrick was from County Galway and Sarah was from Coalpits in Athleague parish in Killeroran district on the Galway and Roscommon border.

Siblings[edit | edit source]

Immigration of parents[edit | edit source]

Patrick immigrated around 1880 through Boston and Sara arrived around 1885 in New York.

Marriage of parents[edit | edit source]

Sara and Patrick married on April 13, 1890 at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church in the Greenville section of Jersey City, New Jersey and had the following children: Thomas Patrick Norton I (1891-1968) a railroad yardmaster for the Delaware Lackawanna & Western (DL&W) who married Mary (May) Margaret Burke (1890-1949) and later married her half-sister Josephine (May) Veronica Burke (1907-1995); James Joseph Norton I (1892-1961) who married Helen (Eenie) Marie Maher (1895-1974); Katherine (Kate) Norton who married James Patrick Langan I (1889-1975) an Army Sergeant in World War I and a newspaper pressman; and Sarah Francis Norton (1896) who died as an infant.

Death[edit | edit source]

She died of "acute meningitis".

Burial[edit | edit source]

She is buried in Holy Name Cemetery with:

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