Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Nortons in:
 • Holy Name Cemetery
 • Jersey City
 • Hudson County
 • New Jersey
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Helen Marie Maher Norton
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 24, 1895
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: May 5, 1974
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA

Helen Marie Maher (1895-1974) Norton, aka Eenie Maher. She worked as a Jersey City, New Jersey school teacher before she married. (b. August 24, 1895, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA - d. May 05, 1974, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA) Social Security Number 140301739.

Name:
Ellen Maher is used for her baptism and for her in the 1900 US census. Helen M. Norton was the name she died under. Eenie Maher was her nickname.

Parents:
Francis Maurice Maher (1869-?) aka Frank Maher; and Lucy McCarthy (1871-?) aka Bridey McCarthy. In 1900 her parents were living at 45 Saint Paul's Avenue, Jersey City.

Birth:
August 24, 1895 in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey.

Siblings:
Thomas F. Maher (1897-1918?); Francis M. Maher (1899-?) aka Frank Maker; Nora F. Maher (1906-2005) who never married; Beatrice L. Maher (c1900-?) who married a Dunn and had two children; Joseph W. Maher (c1900-?).

Marriage:
Catherine Mary Norton (1894-1942) aka Kate Norton, arranged for Helen to date James Joseph Norton (1892-1961) aka Jack Norton, who was her brother. James was the son of Sarah Jane Carr (1866-1950) and Patrick J. Norton (1856-1905). Around 1930 Helen and James married and lived at 61 Clendenny Avenue, Jersey City with James' mother, Sarah Jane Carr.

Death:
James and Helen didn't have any children and she died in 1974 at 138 Erie Street in Jersey City at the home of one of her siblings.

Burial:
She is buried in Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City with her husband and his family.

Funeral notices:
Her two funeral notices appeared in the Jersey Journal, Tuesday, May 07, 1974 and read as follows: "Norton - On Sunday, May 5, 1974, Helen M. (nee Maher) of Jersey City, (formerly of Emory Street); beloved wife of the late James Norton, daughter of the late Frank and Bridget Maher, sister of Thomas F. Maher, Nora F. Maher, Mrs. Beatrice L. Dunn and the late Frank Maher, loving aunt of John F. and Joseph G. Dunn, Marilyn and Frank Maher, Mrs. Lucy Dowden, Mrs. Ileen Van Pelt, Mrs. Kathleen Henehan, Joseph Maher, Lucille, Betty and Frank Maher. Relatives and friends, also members of Charity Guild, are invited to attend the funeral from McLaughlin Funeral Home, Journal Square, 625 Pavonia Avenue on Wednesday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass St. Michael's Church 10 a.m. Interment Holy Name Cemetery. Visiting hours 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Parking opposite funeral home."

"Norton - Summons - Helen M., Officer and members of the North Jersey Section of the Catholic Teachers Sodality are requested to assemble at McLaughlin Funeral Home - Journal Square, 625 Pavonia Avenue on Tuesday, May 7th at 7:30 p.m. to pay respects to our deceased member Helen M. Norton. Mrs. John Halick, President"

Memories about Helen Maher:
Thomas Patrick Norton (1921- ) says: "She was petite, very pretty and smart and her husband was overweight, drank beer and smoked cigars. They were happily married. When she was asked why she married a man so different from her she would say 'He makes me laugh'".

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on July 8, 2003. Only one picture of her has been tentatively identified. Updated on June 30, 2014 with information on her birth name.


 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  James Joseph Norton (1892 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Name Cemetery
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Grave 16, Section H, Block G
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Jul 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7664435
Helen Marie <i>Maher</i> Norton
Added by: Ron Meyers
 
Helen Marie <i>Maher</i> Norton
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Helen Marie <i>Maher</i> Norton
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 10, 2003
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service