James Mitchell Norwood

24 December 1880–9 January 1954 (Age 73)
Walker, Texas, United States

The Life of James Mitchell

When James Mitchell Norwood was born on 24 December 1880, in Walker, Texas, United States, his father, Ventress Norwood, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ella Wilson, was 19. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Beulah Frances Batson. He lived in Madison, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Madison, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 1954, in North Zulch, Madison, Texas, United States, at the age of 73.

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James Mitchell Norwood
Beulah Frances Batson
Olan R. Norwood
Gladys Norwood

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    Olan R. Norwood



Parents and Siblings

    Ventress Norwood





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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • J W Norwood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Norwood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James M Norwood in household of Vin* Norwood, "United States Census, 1900"

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