Norris Norris

about 1788–
Fairfield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Norris

When Norris Norris was born about 1788, in Fairfield, South Carolina, United States, her father, Patrick Norris, was 42 and her mother, Catherine Hurst, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Norris
1746–1835
Catherine Hurst
1750–1790
Catherine Norris
1775–1828
Norris Norris
1788–
George Norris
1784–1862
Catherine "Kitty" Norris
1786–

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World Events (3)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 0

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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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