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Sarah Francis Norton

  • Birth 31 Dec 1895 Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 2 Jun 1896 Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Grave 16, Section H, Block G
  • Memorial ID 7685564

Sarah Francis Norton (1895-1896) died as an infant from "acute pachymeningitis". (b. circa December 31, 1895; 361 Grand Street, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ, 07302, USA - d. June 2, 1896; 361 Grand Street, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, 07302, USA)

Patrick was from County Galway and Sarah was from Coalpits in Athleague parish in Killeroran district on the Galway and Roscommon border. Patrick immigrated around 1880 through Boston and Sara arrived around 1885 in New York. Sara and Patrick married on April 13, 1890 at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church in the Greenville section of Jersey City, New Jersey.

She was the daughter of Patrick J. Norton (1856-1905) an Irish immigrant and laborer on the railroad; and Sarah Jane Carr (1866-1950) a maid in a rooming house.

Thomas Patrick Norton I (1891-1968) a railroad yardmaster for the Delaware Lackawana & Western (DL&W) who married Mary Margaret Burke (1890-1949) and later married her half-sister Josephine Veronica Burke (1907-1995); James Joseph Norton I (1892-1961) who married Helen Marie Maher (1895-1974); Katherine Norton who married James Patrick Langan I (1889-1975) an Army Sergeant in World War I and a newspaper pressman; and Mary Norton (1898) who also was an infant.

Sarah died of "acute pachymeningitis" after four days of sickness, she was 5 months and 2 days old.

She was buried in Holy Name Cemetery.

Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on July 14, 2003.


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  • Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
  • Added: 14 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7685564
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Francis Norton (31 Dec 1895–2 Jun 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7685564, citing Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (contributor 46580804) .