George Norris Jr

1724–after 1760 (Age 36)
Dublin, Bladen, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of George

When George Norris Jr was born in 1724, in Dublin, Bladen, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, George Norris, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Gristwood, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Sarah Norris. He died after 1760, in Northampton, North Carolina, British Colonial America, at the age of 37.

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George Norris Jr
Sarah Norris
Catharine N Norris

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World Events (1)

1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony

Age 5

July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.

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.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: George Jr. Norris - Government record: birth: before 1724; Dublin, Bladen, North Carolina, United States

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