Lacy Ann Norwood


Brief Life History of Lacy Ann

When Lacy Ann Norwood was born in 1856, in Geneva, Alabama, United States, her father, John Norwood, was 44 and her mother, Mary Thompson, was 38. She married John Thomas Thames in 1873, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 1 Oldtown, Coffee, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Election Precinct 7 Peacock, Coffee, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died in 1883, in Coffee, Alabama, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Moore Cemetery, Enterprise, Coffee, Alabama, United States.

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John Thomas Thames
Lacy Ann Norwood
Marriage: 1873
Mary Delilah Thames
Callie Thames
Self Maroni Thames
Lulu Anna Thames
Bama A. Lonie Thames
Alabama "Bama" Thames
William Franklin Thames

Sources (5)

  • Lacy Ann Thames in household of J T Thames, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lacy Ann Norwood Thames, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Norwood in entry for Anna Harrison, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1873Alabama, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 7

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from one or more of the many places called Northwood or Norwood, such as Northwood in Essex, Middlesex, Isle of Wight, Norwood in Middlesex and Surrey, or Northwood Farm in Okehampton and Northwood Farm in Morchard Bishop, both in Devon. The placenames mean ‘north or northern wood’, from Old English north ‘north, northern’ + wudu ‘wood’ or Middle English north + wode. Compare Norrod .

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

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