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Newton Mortland, son of William and Tamar Orlton Mortland, was born December 24, 1835 in Marion Township, Butler County, and died sometime after 1896 in Marion Township, Butler County.
He married Ellen Gilmore, daughter of John and Margaret "Peggy" Kilgore Gilmore, November 12, 1857. Ellen was born August 2, 1838 and died in 1914 in Butler County, Pennsylvania.
Together, they had six children: Newton, Sarah E., William H., Maggie A., John Gilmore, and James C. In this photo, Newton and Ellen Mortland pose behind one of the many oil wells on their land.