Capt William Andrew Norwood

7 June 1807–3 May 1887 (Age 79)
Knox, Maine, United States

The Life of William Andrew

When Capt William Andrew Norwood was born on 7 June 1807, in Knox, Maine, United States, his father, Captain William Norwood, was 38 and his mother, Deborah Winslow, was 33. He married Evaline Wood on 29 November 1832, in Rockport, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Camden, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1850 and Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 3 May 1887, in Camden, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Camden, Knox, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Capt William Andrew Norwood
Evaline Wood
Marriage: 29 November 1832
Ellen Maria Norwood
Harriet Winslow Norwood
William Edwin Norwood
Ephraim Wood Norwood
George Munroe Chase Norwood

Spouse and Children

29 November 1832
Rockport, Knox, Maine, United States


    Ellen Maria Norwood


    Harriet Winslow Norwood


    William Edwin Norwood


    Ephraim Wood Norwood


    George Munroe Chase Norwood


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 20

Historical Boundaries - 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William A Norwood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm A Norwood, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Norwood, "United States Census, 1870"

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