Norris M. Dilworth

Male19 April 1807–7 May 1851

Brief Life History of Norris M.

When Norris M. Dilworth was born on 19 April 1807, in Dilworthtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Dilworth Jr, was 55 and his mother, Mary Burnworth, was 43. He married Martha R Charles on 29 March 1836. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States in 1850. He died on 7 May 1851, in Willimantic, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Norris M. Dilworth
Martha R Charles
Marriage: 29 March 1836
Mary Jane Dilworth
James Andrew Dilworth
Norris Charles Dilworth
Martha Ann Dilworth
Sarah E. Dilworth
Harriet E. Dilworth
Frances R. Dilworth
Ruth A Dilworth
Anna M. Dilworth

Sources (10)

  • Norris Dilworth, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Norris Dilworth, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • James Dilworth in entry for Anna M Woodward, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1836
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 5

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 12

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Dilworth in Lancashire, named from Old English dile ‘dill’ (a medicinal and culinary herb) + worth ‘enclosure’.

    Irish (Tyrone): English surname adopted by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Dubhluachra ‘descendant of Dubhluachra’, a compound of dubh ‘black’ + luachair ‘rushes’.

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

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