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
Minnie Alzady McCarty
Annie Lois Munn
Ernest Clinton Munn
Willie Norman Munn
Thelma Lee Munn

Spouse and Children


    Minnie Alzady McCarty




    Annie Lois Munn



    Willie Norman Munn


    Thelma Lee Munn


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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.

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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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