Norman Ransom Munn

22 August 1889–3 February 1976 (Age 86)
Midway Baptist Church Cemetery, Decatur, Newton, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Norman Ransom

When Norman Ransom Munn was born on 22 August 1889, his father, Edward Loper Munn, was 37 and his mother, Ruthie Jane Brady, was 36. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Minnie Alzady McCarty. He lived in Beat 1, Newton, Mississippi, United States for about 40 years. He died on 3 February 1976, at the age of 86, and was buried in Midway Baptist Church Cemetery, Decatur, Newton, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norman Ransom Munn
1889–1976
Minnie Alzady McCarty
1888–1931
Annie Lois Munn
1918–2020
Ernest Clinton Munn
1920–1969
Willie Norman Munn
1922–2000
Thelma Lee Munn
1925–

Spouse and Children

    Male1889–1976Male

    Minnie Alzady McCarty

    Female1888–1931Female

children

(4)

    Annie Lois Munn

    Female1918–2020Female

    Male1920–1969Male

    Willie Norman Munn

    Male1922–2000Male

    Thelma Lee Munn

    Female1925–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 18

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhunna ( see McMunn ).2 English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French moun ‘monk’ ( see Monk ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ransom Munn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • N Ransom Munn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ransom Munn in household of Edward L Munn, "United States Census, 1900"

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