Mary Anna Norcross

28 March 1890–
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary Anna

When Mary Anna Norcross was born on 28 March 1890, in Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George W. Norcross, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Finnegan, was 25. She married Alexander Jules Mauduit on 8 January 1912, in Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States.

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Alexander Jules Mauduit
Mary Anna Norcross
Marriage: 8 January 1912

Spouse and Children

8 January 1912
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 33

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place near Blackpool, so named from Old English norð ‘north’ + cros ‘cross’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Norcross in household of George Norcross, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary A Norcross in household of George W Norcross, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Norcross in entry for Alexandre Manditt, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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