Jesse Conrad Norris

14 August 1891–6 June 1949 (Age 57)
Elk Park, Avery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jesse Conrad

When Jesse Conrad Norris was born on 14 August 1891, in Elk Park, Avery, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jesse Franklin Norris, was 29 and his mother, Charlotte Elizabeth Aldridge, was 25. He married Mable G. Downs on 19 April 1924, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Blanchard, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1930 and Blanchard Election Precinct, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 6 June 1949, in Mount Vernon, Skagit, Washington, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Conrad Norris
Mable G. Downs
Marriage: 19 April 1924
Robert Herbert Norris

Spouse and Children

19 April 1924
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


    Robert Herbert Norris


Parents and Siblings





    Flora Ada Norris


    Palmer Gerald Norris


    Anna L Norris


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 13

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 16

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Conrad U Norris in household of Jessup Norris Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
  • Conrad U Norris in household of Jesse F Norris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Con J Norris, "United States Census, 1940"

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