Gordon Robert Morton

Born: May 24, 1892
Loc: Union City, Erie Co. PA
Died: June 17, 1970
Loc: Erie, Erie Co, PA
Bur: Miller Station Cemetery,
Crawford Co PA
Father: Robert W. "Scott" Morton
Mother: Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kline
Married: Mar 20, 1911 at Jamestown,
Chautauqua Co. NY
Spouse: Cora Burdick,
daughter of Frank Burdick and Jane Bidwell
Notes: Cora (Burdick) Morton, died Oct 21st 2002,
Meadville, Crawford Co, PA, age 109

Children: Albert Dwayne/ Helen Mary/Living

1900 Census: Bloomfield Twp. Crawford Co. PA
1910 Census: Bloomfield Twp. Crawford Co. PA
1920 Census: Union Twp. Erie Co. PA
1930 Census: Union Twp. Erie Co. PA
Golden Wedding Anniversary:
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon R. Morton Sr. of 12 1/2 Colfax Street, North East, PA will observe their fiftieth anniversary on Monday, March 20. The couple were married at the Jamestown Hotel, Jamestown, NY at 12 o'clock noon on March 20, 1911. Rev. James G. Townland performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Morton have lived in the vicinity of Union City and North East the greater part of their married life. Mr. Morton has been a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge for about 38 years and they are both members of the North East Grange and the First Baptist Church.  They operated fruit and dairy farms until their retirement about three years ago. The couple have four children: Albert D. Morton of North East, Arlo L. Morton of North East, Mrs. Helen Torrey of Centerville and Gordon L. Morton of North East. 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A reception in their honor will be held Sunday afternoon March 19 from 2 until 5 o'clock at the Valley Board Hall (Odd Fellows Hall), North East. All friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend the reception.
Source: Erie Paper - Thursday, March 9, 1961
Obituary: 
Gordon R. Morton Sr. seventy-nine, of 12 Colfax St. North East Pa. Died at Hamot Hospital Friday morning, after a brief illness. He was born in Union City, Pa., the son of the late Scott and Elizabeth Cline Morton. Mr. Morton farmed in the North East area for 35 years and he was employed at the Keystone Grape Juice Co. prior to retirement in 1956. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Grape City Lodge IOOF and Clover-Leaf Grange, North East. Survivors include his wife, Cora Burdick Morton, three sons, Albert D. and Arlo of North East and Gordon Jr. of Titusville, Florida, and one daughter, Mrs. Helen Donor, Centerville, Pa. Also one sister Mr. Mildred Amy of Centerville, nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren survive. Friends will be received at the Turner Funeral Home, 92 South Lake, North East, Pa. Saturday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., where services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. The Grape City Lodge will meet Sunday at 8:30 p.m. for prayer services. Burial will be in Miller Station Cemetery.

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