Descendants of
Elmer Rudolphus Norton
Provided by William Alton Norton

 
 
Generation No. 1
 
1. 
ELMER RUDOLPHUS4 NORTON (CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1)   was born July 30, 1880 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died October 17, 1942 in Sulligent, Lamar County, Alabama.  He married MOLLIE JANE MARKHAM   October 02, 1904 in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama, daughter of JAMES MARKHAM and MARY ADAMS.
 
Notes for ELMER RUDOLPHUS NORTON:
He was murdered in Sulligent, Alabama October 17, 1942,   Burial: Pine Springs Cemetery,
Lamar County, Alabama.
 
  Notes for MOLLIE JANE MARKHAM:
Burial: Pine Springs Cemetery, Lamar County, Alabama.
 
Children of ELMER NORTON and MOLLIE MARKHAM are:
i.
ROBBIE5 NORTON , b. July 14, 1905, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. October 22, 1906, Pine Springs, Burial: Pine Springs Cemetery, Lamar Co., Al..
       
2. ii.
RICHARD PEARSON NORTON, b. December 08, 1906, in   Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; died March  12, 1984 in Jacksonville, Florida                                                                                                                         
3. iii.
HILDRA GRAY NORTON , b. April 22, 1908, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. January 31, 1966, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.

4. iv.
PARALEE NORTON, b. March 07, 1910, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. October 31, 1993, Birmingham, Alabama.

5. v.
CHARLES RUDOLPHUS NORTON, b. April 09, 1912, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. January 11, 1982, Birmingham, Jefferson County,Alabama.

6. vi.
KATHRYN NORTON, b. March 05, 1914, Pines Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. April 04, 1992, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.

7. vii.
CLYTEE NORTON, b. November 06, 1916, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. January 23, 1940, Miami, Dade County, Florida.

8. viii.
GUY PONDER SR. NORTON, b. September 22, 1919, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. March 04, 1978, Dublin, Georgia.

9. ix.
GAITHA WEBSTER SR. NORTON, b. December 23, 1922, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. April 04, 1992, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.

10. x.
MARY LEE NORTON, b. August 29, 1925, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama; d. May 1997.
 

Generation No. 2 
 
2. 
RICHARD PEARSON5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1) was born December 08, 1906 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died March 12, 1984 in Jacksonville, Florida.  He married MILDRED IRVIN   July 21, 1928 in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama, daughter of ELLIE Green IRVIN and CARRIE Bessie MUNN.
 
Notes for RICHARD PEARSON NORTON:
Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Orange Park, Jacksonville, Florida.
 
 
Notes for MILDRED IRVIN:
Real Estate sales Pearson for Ollie Lloyd Evans, Dade County, Florida.                                                                            Burial: Southern Memorial Park Cemetery, North Miami, Florida.
 
Child of RICHARD NORTON and MILDRED IRVIN is:
11. i.
WILLIAM ALTON6 NORTON , b. July 14, 1929, Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama.
 
3. 
HILDRA GRAY5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1) was born April 22, 1908 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died January 31, 1966 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.  He married ROBBIE LEE Unknown in Unknown.
 
Notes for HILDRA GRAY NORTON:
Burial: Southern Memorial Park Cemetery, North Miami, Florida.  Barbara Young, Step Daughter.
 
Interment: Lot 425, Section 5, Gr. # 1
   
Notes for ROBBIE LEE:
Burial: Southern Memorial Park Cemetery, North Miami, Florida
Marriage No. 1, Unknown. 1 Child, Barbara, married a Young.  
Marriage No. 2, Hildra Gray Norton in Florida. No children.
 

Child of HILDRA NORTON and ROBBIE LEE is:
i. NO6 CHILDRENN.
 
4. 
PARALEE5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1)   was born March 07, 1910 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died October 31, 1993 in Birmingham, Alabama.  She married WILLIAM MILLNER JAGGERS January 11, 1930 in Lamar County, Alabama, son of ARTHUR JAGGERS and LELA EVANS.
 
Notes for PARALEE NORTON:
Burial: Blaylock Cemetery, Lamar County, Alabama.
 
 
Notes for WILLIAM MILLNER JAGGERS:
Burial: Blaylock Cemetery, Lamar County, Alabama
 
Child of PARALEE NORTON and WILLIAM JAGGERS is:
i.
WILLIAM6 JAGGERS, b. Abt. 1932.
 
5. 
CHARLES RUDOLPHUS5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1) was born April 09, 1912 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died January 11, 1982 in Birmingham, Jefferson County,  Alabama.  He married MAY BLANKSHIP Unknown.
 
Notes for CHARLES RUDOLPHUS NORTON:
Burial: Forest Crest Cemetery, Irondale, Alabama.
 
 
Children of CHARLES NORTON and MAY BLANKSHIP are:
i.
ARTIE6 FRANCES.
ii.
CHARLES RUDOLPHUS NORTON, b. Unknown; d. Abt. 1999.
iii.
MOLLIE NORTON.
iv.
HAROLD FRANCES.
v.
SHIRLY FRANCES.
 
6. 
KATHRYN5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1)   was born March 05, 1914 in Pines Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died April 04, 1992 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.  She married ZEB ANDERSON Unknown.
 
Notes for KATHRYN NORTON:
Burial: Pine Springs Cemetery, Lamar County, Alabama.
 
 
Child of KATHRYN NORTON and ZEB ANDERSON is:
i. NO CHILDREN6 ANDERSON.
 
7. 
CLYTEE5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1)   was born November 06, 1916 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died January 23, 1940 in Miami, Dade County, Florida.
 
Notes for CLYTEE NORTON:

                                                  
The Miami Daily News
                                             
Thursday January 25, 1940
                                             Deaths in Miami and Elsewhere

      Mrs. Clytee Norton-- Bess Funeral home sent the body of Mrs. Clytee Norton 23, of 4741 N.W. Flager Street who died recently to Sulligent, Alabama her former home, for services and burial. She came to Miami six  months ago from Sulligent, and was employed as a waitress at the Riverside Cafe. She is survived  by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.

Burial: January 27, 1940, Pines Springs Cemetery, Lamar County, Alabama.
Never married.
               
                
8. 
GUY PONDER SR.5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1)   was born September 22, 1919 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died March 04, 1978 in Dublin, Georgia.  He married OPHILIA HUDSON 1947.
 
Notes for GUY PONDER SR. NORTON: WW l l Vet., Burial: Pine Springs Cemetery, Lamar County, Alabama.
 
 
Children of GUY NORTON and OPHILIA HUDSON are:
i.
GUY PONDER JR.6 NORTON.
ii.
DONALD GRAY NORTON.
iii.
JERRY NORTON.
 
9.
GAITHA WEBSTER SR.5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, B  ERRY1) was born December 23, 1922 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died April 04, 1992 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.  He married MARYVERNE WATSON.
 
Notes for GAITHA WEBSTER SR. NORTON:
WWll Vet., Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart. Burial: Frost Crest Cemetery, Irondale, Alabama.
 
 
Children of GAITHA NORTON and MARYVERNE WATSON are:
i.
GAITHA WEBSTER JR.6 NORTON.
ii.
SUSIE NORTON, m. UNKNOWN SIMPSON, Unknown.
 
10. 
MARY LEE5 NORTON (ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1)   was born August 29, 1925 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama, and died May 1997.  She married ROBERT SHERER.
 
 
Child of MARY NORTON and ROBERT SHERER is:
12. i.
MARY ELIZABETH6 SHERER.
 
 
Generation No. 3 
 
11. 
WILLIAM ALTON6 NORTON (RICHARD PEARSON5, ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1) was born July 14, 1929 in Pine Springs, Lamar County, Alabama.  He married HELEN RAY   August 30, 1948 in Lee Street Baptist Church, Valdosta, Georgia, daughter of WILLIAM RAY and DORIS WOOTEN.
 
Notes for WILLIAM ALTON NORTON:
    I was born July 14, 1929 in a house my grandfather Elmer Norton owned and   was used for his sharecroppers to live in. This house was located across the road from the Pine Springs, Cemetery.    "Sharecropper" a farmer who works an other's land in return for a share of the crop.
 
   The first year of marriage Richard worked as a   sharecropper for his father,  and owed Elmer money at the end of the year, They moved to Carbon Hill, Alabama, he worked  in the coal mines a short time. Then they moved to Memphis Tennessee, he worked in the steel mills a short time and moved back to Sulligent, Alabama and worked for the road department about four years, then he worked at a Ford Dealership and bought a house in Sulligent. He bought a new 1937, 60 horsepower Ford for 480.00 and used it for a taxi, we moved to Miami, Florida in 1938.
 
 
Notes for HELEN RAY:
Divorced January 12, 1983, Hollywood, Florida.   
Burial: Hollywood Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Hollywood, Florida.
Moved from Ellijay, Georgia to Ojus, Florida, in April of 1941.

 
Children of WILLIAM NORTON and HELEN RAY are:
i.
PAMELA DARIE7 NORTON, b. May 30, 1952, Broward General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; m. LAWRENCE SCOTT WHITE, April 05, 1991, Davie, Broward County, Florida.
 
Notes for PAMELA DARIE NORTON:
My parents were living at 5941 West Park Road, West Hollywood, Florida when I was born.
Divorced.
   
13.ii.
HELEN JEANNE NORTON, b. December 03, 1955, Broward General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
 

12. 
MARY ELIZABETH6 SHERER (MARY LEE5 NORTON, ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1).  She married RICHARD T LAWSON.
 
 
Children of MARY SHERER and RICHARD LAWSON are:
i.
RICHARD T7 LAWSON, b. March 13, 1974.
ii.
THOMAS GARRETT LAWSON, b. December 26, 1979.
 

Generation No. 4 

 
13. 
HELEN JEANNE7 NORTON (WILLIAM ALTON6, RICHARD PEARSON5, ELMER RUDOLPHUS4, CHARLES BERRY3, WILLIAM BERRY2, BERRY1)   was born December 03, 1955 in Broward General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  She married WILLIAM MARTIN BERRY   January 27, 1973 in Pembroke Pines, Broward County, Florida, son of HOMER BERRY and EFFIE ROSE.
 
Notes for HELEN JEANNE NORTON:
My parents were living at 5941 West Park Road, West Hollywood, Florida when I was born.
 
 
Children of HELEN NORTON and WILLIAM BERRY are:
i.
TIMOTHY MARTIN8 BERRY, b. July 23, 1973.
ii.
PHILIP ALTON BERRY, b. October 08, 1979.
iii.
BONNIE JEANNE BERRY, b. April 30, 1982.