Nancy Ann Norris

1738–1785 (Age 47)
Prince George's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Norris was born in 1738, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States, her father, Benjamin Norris, was 23 and her mother, Ann Eliza Ray, was 19. She married John Finley about 1752, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 28 May 1785, in Greene, Georgia, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

John Finley
1725–1803
Nancy Ann Norris
1738–1785
Marriage: about 1752
Rainey Findley
1752–
Charles William FINLEY
1756–1786
Rebekiah FINLEY
1760–1842
William Finley
1762–1826
Uziah "Uzza" Finley
1762–1844
Vilinda Finley
1754–1805
Mary Finley
1757–1821
Benjamin Norris Finley
1761–1825
Eleven Finley
1769–1829
John B. Finley
1771–1805

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1752
Prince George's, Maryland, United States
children

(10)

    Rainey Findley

    Male1752–Male

    Female1754–1805Female

    Charles William FINLEY

    Male1756–1786Male

    Mary Finley

    Female1757–1821Female

    Rebekiah FINLEY

    Female1760–1842Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1715–1786Male

    Ann Eliza Ray

    Female1719–1786Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (2)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 38

Georgia is the 4th state.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ann Fenley in entry for Virlinder Fenley, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Ann in entry for Virlinder Fenley, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Nancy in entry for Mary Fenley, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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