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Info / obit for Charles Norton, 1855 - 1921, married to Mary McDermott

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Info / obit for Charles Norton, 1855 - 1921, married to Mary McDermott

Posted: 1367793713000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1367794094000
Surnames: Norton
I'm looking for more information on the Charles Norton identified in the death record below. The birth date calculated from the information below is 8 May 1855. He is possibly my great-grandfather, but I would have to overcome these two issues:

1) An 1855 census lists my ggf's age as "3/12", which would place his birth month in March.
2) This death location is 1,800 miles from my ggf's hometown, which is where he grew up, where he lived most of his adult life and which is his residence as of the 1920 Census (which is the last record I have for him).

Two of his children were alive at the time: In 1920, one was in Texas and the other was in Big Horn County, Montana. Both had recently ended their railroad careers. I am not aware of any relatives in Washington, then.

Thanks for any clues


Name: Charles Norton
Event Date: 12 Oct 1921
Event Place: Kennewick, Benton, Washington
Gender: Male
Age (Formatted): 66 years 5 months 4 days
Birth Year (Estimated): 1855
Father's Name: John Norton
GS Film number: 1992760
Digital Folder Number: 4221119
Image Number: 2439
Reference ID: 67
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