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Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (#46580804)
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Bio Photo Richard Norton is 50% Irish; 25% German; 12.5% Swedish; and 12.5% Norwegian.

Birth:
Richard was born in Paramus, New Jersey in 1958.

Education and career:
Richard went to Montclair University and later Rutgers University gaining a Masters Degree in Chemistry. He worked at most of the major pharmaceutical companies and spent seven years at Merck in Rahway, New Jersey.

Genealogy:
He started work in genealogy in 1986 when he made a list of cousins and later wrote it up in Microsoft Word on his Macintosh computer. He found living relatives in Sweden and in Norway. He is still searching for living relatives in Alsace, Germany, and Ireland.

Origins:
His Alsace origins are in Strasbourg. His Norway origins are in Farsund. His German origins are in Berlin. His Conboy Irish origins are in Hollygrove and Coalpits, Athleague, Killeroran, County Galway. His Finn and Creedon Irish origins are from Millstreet, County Cork. His Kershaws were from the Netherlands, but were in the US before 1850. His Burkes and Nortons have not been traced back to a county in Ireland.

Death:
On my death transfer my account to one of my children, Sara or Daniel.
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Robyn Smith
Re: Russ Dodge
How might I contact Russ Dodge to ask for permission? Thank you for your response, I appreciate it.
Added by Robyn Smith on Jun 19, 2015 1:44 PM
K. R.
Farsund and Herad cemeteries , Norway.
Hi Richard, I have visited these cemeteries and added pictures. Let me know if you want me to remove some of them, now or later. Took some general shots, since the headstones are missing.

Kjell. Norway.
Added by K. R. on Jun 17, 2015 4:14 AM
Robyn Smith
Picture Permission
Hello...I would like to know if you could give me permission to use the photo you took of black Medal of Honor winner Decatur Dorsey? I wrote an article I would like to have published about the local Maryland men who served in the Civil War, and this photo would be a nice accompaniment.

Kind regards, Robyn Smith
Added by Robyn Smith on Jun 12, 2015 2:12 PM
Ginny M
9337063 Frank Hawks
Found an article in New Castle, PA paper from Aug. 25th 193 that says he was cremated (as per his wishes) and his ashes brought to his home in Redding,CT. by his friend Mark Carlin. Funeral services were conducted in the home.
Added by Ginny M on Apr 22, 2015 11:35 AM
Diane
James Francis Archibald
Hi Richard,
I saw the bio that you added to James Francis Archibald Find A Grave #133457945 on familysearch.com. On that site, James is married to Helen G. Holcombe b. 1892, dau of Henry Woodburn and Adelia Hawkins. I don't think that she is the wife of your James Francis Archibald. My Helen G. is married about 1918 to a William Kirby. By 1921, they have their first daughter, Edith G. Kirby. Sorry for contacting you here, couldn't find you elsewhere. Diane
Added by Diane on Apr 15, 2015 9:04 AM
Diane
James Francis Archibald
Hi Richard,
I saw the bio that you added to James Francis Archibald Find A Grave #133457945 on familysearch.com. On that site, James is married to Helen G. Holcombe b. 1892, dau of Henry Woodburn and Adelia Hawkins. I don't think that she is the wife of your James Francis Archibald. My Helen G. is married about 1918 to a William Kirby. By 1921, they have their first daughter, Edith G. Kirby. Sorry for contacting you here, couldn't find you elsewhere. Diane
Added by Diane on Apr 15, 2015 9:02 AM
MJ_MW
8075879
Hi Jacob,
I was hoping you might know there warabouts of Jacob and Phebe Denmark Courtwright's son Moses is.
Of course if you knew it would probably be linked here but I thought I'd ask :)
Thanks!

Added by MJ_MW on Feb 28, 2015 8:34 AM
Cindy Coffell
Helen Shepard
Thank you, Richard, for Helen's memorial. I finally had an opportunity to add to her bio and will add more as I come upon new information. I appreciate your generosity!
Added by Cindy Coffell on Jan 27, 2015 6:35 AM
dwhochner
John Van Pelt
Richard,

Thanks for the picture but it is really blurry. Can you retake it?

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14622440&ref=acom

Also can you do others in the list?

1. Elizabeth Perine Mersereau:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=MERS&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=36&GScntry=4&GSsr=121&GRid=52010392&

2. Joshua Mersereau:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=MERS&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=36&GScntry=4&GSsr=201&GRid=51992459&

3. Marie "Mary" Corsen Mersereau:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51992534&ref=acom

They were the patriots and they all buried in Dutch Reformed Church in Staten Island.

Thanks!
Added by dwhochner on Jan 06, 2015 4:33 PM
Joseph R. Klett
Waters transfers in Hopewell
Hi Richard:

Please accept my very belated thanks for the Waters transfers in the First Baptist Cemetery in Hopewell. Happy New Year to you!

Joe Klett
Added by Joseph R. Klett on Jan 05, 2015 4:10 PM
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