Susan Caroline Blakeney

June 1853–20 September 1938 (Age 85)
Smith, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Susan Caroline

When Susan Caroline Blakeney was born in June 1853, in Smith, Mississippi, United States, her father, Hugh Blakeney, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Yelverton, was 34. She married John Paul Norris on 30 November 1872. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Taylorsville, Smith, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Beat 3, Smith, Mississippi, United States in 1900. She died on 20 September 1938, in West Carroll, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Paul Norris
1851–
Susan Caroline Blakeney
1853–1938
Marriage: 30 November 1872
Mary Ida Norris
1874–1948
Viola Virginia Norris
1876–
John William Norris
1880–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1872
children

(3)

    Female1874–1948Female

    Viola Virginia Norris

    Female1876–Female

    John William Norris

    Male1880–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 8

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 23

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Gloucestershire and Norfolk or from Blackney Farm in Stoke Abbott, Dorset. The first two are named with Old English blæc, dative blacan ‘black’, ‘dark’ + (ēg ‘island’, ‘promontory’; the third is from Old English blæc + hæg ‘enclosure’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • S C Norris in household of J P Norris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Russell in household of E S Russell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Caroline Blakeny in household of Nancy Blakeny, "United States Census, 1870"

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