Hiram Norris

1810–
Fairfield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Hiram

Hiram Norris was born in 1810, in Fairfield, South Carolina, United States as the son of Patrick Norris and Martha Wilson. He married Rebecca Mrs. Norris before 1844, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cold Spring, Elmore, Alabama, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Norris
1810–
Rebecca Mrs. Norris
1820–1880
Marriage: before 1844
Ann Norris
1844–1914
Oscar McDonald Norris
1846–1928
Ella E. Norris
1851–1942
Jasper N Norris
1854–1926

Spouse and Children

    Male1810–Male

    Rebecca Mrs. Norris

    Female1820–1880Female

MARRIAGE
before 1844
Alabama, United States
children

(4)

    Ann Norris

    Female1844–1914Female

    Oscar McDonald Norris

    Male1846–1928Male

    Ella E. Norris

    Female1851–1942Female

    Jasper N Norris

    Male1854–1926Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1746–1835Male

    Martha Wilson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 12

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1846

Age 36

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hiram Norris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hiram Norris in entry for Anna Gray Norris, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Hyrom Norris in entry for Ella E. Pyron, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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