When Phebe Norris was born on 8 March 1812, in Mamakating, Sullivan, New York, United States, her father, John Norris, was 42 and her mother, Rachel Northrup, was 38. She married Cyrenius Crosby on 11 February 1830, in Crawford, Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 October 1866, at the age of 54, and was buried in Bloomingburg, Sullivan, New York, United States.
habitational name from Middle English norreis, noreis, norais ‘northerner’ (Anglo-Norman French noreis), used both of Norwegians and of inhabitants of northern England and Scotland.
from the Middle English personal name Norreis, derived from norreis ‘northerner’.