Mary Norris

11 February 1776–
Lancaster, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Norris was born on 11 February 1776, in Lancaster, Virginia, United States as the daughter of William Norris and Hannah Bell.

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Family Time Line

William Norris
1730–1802
Hannah Bell
–1796
John Norris
1760–1836
Hannah Norris
1768–
Ellen Norris
1770–
Sarah Norris
1772–1850
Catharine Norris
1778–
William Norris
1761–1833
Joseph Norris
1765–1854
Susannah Norris
1767–1801
Ann " Nancy" Norris
1767–1827
Sarah Norris
1771–1820
Elizabeth Norris
1773–1840
Samuel Norris
1773–1854
Mary Norris
1776–
Ellen Norris
1778–1855
Mary Norris
1781–

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World Events (3)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 4

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 7

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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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