John Norwell

3 June 1810–
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Norwell was born on 3 June 1810, his father, John Norwell, was 28 and his mother, Mary Grant, was 25.

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John Norwell
1782–
Mary Grant
1785–
Henry Norwell
1802–
Joseph Norwell
1804–
Alexander Norwell
1806–
James Norwell
1808–1854
John Norwell
1810–
Peter Norwell
1815–
Thomas Norwell
1818–
Robert Norwell
1820–
William Norwell
1822–
David Norwell
1825–

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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 1

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Age 33

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements norr ‘north’ + the common surname element -ell, a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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

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  • John Norwell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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