Norman was the son of Peter Alex and Matilda (Cole)Affantranger b. 1870 in Crawford County, served in the military as a 2nd Lt. 15th PA Art. and applied for a pension from NJ
He was in 1900 Census living in Cochranton, PA and was boarding
Wife was Mabel Collins
From the Alphabetical List of Officers of the Regular Army (From Its Organization, September 29, 1789, to 1903) Who Were Killed or Wounded in Action or Taken Prisoner, With Date and Place. A. page 184 Affantranger, Norman, 2 lt 15 Pa inf.