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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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Norcross
1769–1843
Lydia Lane
1774–1853
Marriage: 17 January 1791
Mary "Polly" Norcross
1795–1870
David Norcross
1797–
Adna Adney Lang Norcross
1799–1869
Philip Norcross
1800–1831
Gideon L. Norcross
1804–1877
Frances L. or Fanny Norcross
1807–1883
Livonia Norcross
1809–1888
Oliver D. Norcross
1811–1888
Martha Ann Norcross
1812–1894

Sources (35)

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

World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1782

Oldest memorial in the cemetery list

1789

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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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