Nathaniel Norcross

Brief Life History of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Norcross was born on 12 June 1769, in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, Jonathan Norcross, was 35 and his mother, Martha Springer, was 25. He married Lydia Lane on 17 January 1791, in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 5 May 1843, in Bangor, Hancock, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hallowell Village Cemetery, Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Nathaniel Norcross
Lydia Lane
Marriage: 17 January 1791
Mary "Polly" Norcross
David Norcross
Adna Adney Lang Norcross
Philip Norcross
Gideon L. Norcross
Frances L. or Fanny Norcross
Livonia Norcross
Oliver D. Norcross
Martha Ann Norcross

Sources (35)

  • Nathaniel Norcross, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Nathaniel Norcross, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Nathaniel Norcross, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Norcross in Carleton, Lancashire. The placename derives from Middle English north ‘northern, north’ + cros ‘cross’ (Old English north, Old Norse kross, late Old English cros).

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

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