You are looking at an identified photograph of HAROLD NORTON, taken LEWISTOWN, MIFFLIN CO., PA. This photo measures about 4x6 and is in very nice shape with some corner wear and dirty spots. The photograph is identified on the back as such "HAROLD NORTON".
I have done some research on this photo and this is what I've come up with. HAROLD NORTON was born October 31, 1900, McVeytown, Pa. to NORTH POSTLEWAITE NORTON born April 30, 1877, PA. and ELLA BORTEL born September 30, 1876, Mifflin, Pa.
HAROLD had the following siblings: RALPH M. (1903), PA. and IRENE ELIZABETH (Jan. 21, 1902), PA.
HAROLD NORTON (1900-1984) married CARRIE ALBERTA SAYLOR (1903-1987) on Sept. 26, 1925, they had the following children: WILLIAM F. (9/12/1926), HAROLD B. (5/29/1929-5/29/1929)
1910 Oliver, Mifflin Co., Pa. Census = North (33), Ella (34), Harold (9), Irene (8) & Ralph (6).
1920 Oliver, Mifflin Co., Pa. Census = North P. (42), Ellie (43), Harold B. (19), Irene E. (17) & Ralph M. (15).
1930 Lower Pottsgrove, Montgomery Co., Pa. Census = Harold (29), Carrie A. (25) & William F. (3 yrs. 5 mo.).
S.S. Death Index
HAROLD NORTON, born Oct. 31, 1900, died May 1984 Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pa.
CARRIE NORTON, born December 14, 1903, died October 7, 1987 Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pa.
RALPH M. NORTON (Harolds brother), born May 7, 1904, died Jan. 8, 1994, Pottstown, Montgomery Co., Pa.
IRENE ELIZABETH NORTON LEVENGOOD (Harolds sister), born January 21, 1902, died January 10, 1990, prob. PA.
CARRIE ALBERTA SAYLOR NORTON'S parents were WILLIAM GARFIELD SAYLOR (1881-1955) and MAGGIE B. RENNINGER (1885-1975).
Below is the obituary for HAROLD NORTONS grandson born 12/4/1951 to WILLIAM F. NORTON, SR. & JEAN RADCLIFFE NORTON.
NORTON - William F. "Billy" Norton, Jr., at his home in Chandler, Arizona, formerly of Sanatoga, PA. Son of William Sr. and Jean Radcliffe Norton, currently of Lindside, WV. Age 52. Interment will be held Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown, at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 26, 2004. The family requests friends join them at Cutillos Restaurant in Sanatoga on Sunday, November 28, at 1:00 PM for a luncheon and gathering to celebrate Bills life.
IRENE ELIZABETH NORTON (HAROLD'S SISTER) married LEONARD RAY LEVENGOOD (1903-1965) and had 2 children, KENNETH LEROY & MELVIN RAY (1929-1983).
U.S. and International Marriage Records 1560-1900:
Ella Bortel, female, born 1876, PA, married North P. Norton, born 1877, PA. (for some reason the marriage year was not included)
WWI Draft. Reg. Cards, 1917-1918
NORTH POSTELWIATE NORTON, 4/30/1877, WHITE, REGISTERED IN MIFFLIN, PA.
HAROLD'S paternal grandparents were MARTIN VANBURAN & MARY ELIZABETH MELICAN NORTON
HAROLD'S maternal grandparents were JOHN WESLEY (1849-1924) & MARY ELIZABETH RUNK BORTEL(1849-1923).
NORTH POSTLEWAITE NORTON died December 11, 1954, Pottstown, Pa. & his wife Ellie Bortel Norton died December 16, 1960, Pottstown, Pa.