Ellis Macleroy Norris

28 December 1868–1 June 1943 (Age 74)
Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ellis Macleroy

When Ellis Macleroy Norris was born on 28 December 1868, in Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Henderson Norris, was 23 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Carlton, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Jane May. He lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 1 June 1943, in Saint Lukes Hospital, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Macleroy Norris
1868–1943
Mary Jane May
1864–1932
George William Norris
1891–1974
Charles Norris
1894–
Gladys Pearl Norris
1896–1952
Grace Norris
1900–
Ethel Elizabeth Norris
1905–1979

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Male1891–1974Male

    Charles Norris

    Male1894–Male

    Female1896–1952Female

    Grace Norris

    Female1900–Female

    Ethel Elizabeth Norris

    Female1905–1979Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 9

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890

Age 22

Idaho is the 43rd state.

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)

  • E M Norris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellis M Norris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellis M Norris, "United States Census, 1930"

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