Lucy Ann Norcross

1842–1900 (Age 58)
Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lucy Ann

When Lucy Ann Norcross was born on 25 April 1842, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Solomon Norcross, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Forbush, was 25. She married Lewis H. Knight on 22 November 1862, in Phillipston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Phillipston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1880 and Athol, Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. She died on 1 July 1900, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Athol, Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucy Ann Norcross
1842–1900
Lewis H. Knight
1839–1900
Marriage: 22 November 1862
Willard Lewis Knight
1868–
Louisa L. Knight
1869–
Joseph Herbert Knight
1870–
Bertrand Sumner Knight
1874–1884
Harland Harris Knight
1877–1898
Clarence Wesley Knight
1878–1884
Robert H. Knight
1881–
Robert H. Knight
1881–1882
Frank M. Knight
1886–1908

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1862
Phillipston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place near Blackpool, so named from Old English norð ‘north’ + cros ‘cross’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucy A Norcrop in household of Salmon Norcrop, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy E Knight in household of Lewis H Knight, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lucy A Norcross in household of Mary A Norcross, "United States Census, 1860"

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