Musetta Norcross

12 May 1875–16 June 1912 (Age 37)
Wallis, Austin, Texas, United States

The Life of Musetta

When Musetta Norcross was born on 12 May 1875, in Wallis, Austin, Texas, United States, her father, John Wesley Norcross Sr, was 29 and her mother, Ann Heseltina Alderman, was 30. She married Willis Benton Self about 1897, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States in 1880 and Fulshear, Fort Bend, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 16 June 1912, in Richmond, Fort Bend, Texas, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Willis Benton Self
1870–1928
Musetta Norcross
1875–1912
Marriage: about 1897
Viola Self
1897–1989
William Allen Self
1899–1978
Walter Self
1901–1983
Hettie Ann Self
1903–1994
Harvey Self
1905–1924

Spouse and Children

    Willis Benton Self

    Male1870–1928Male

    Female1875–1912Female

MARRIAGE
about 1897
Texas, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Female1875–1912Female

    John Wesley Norcross

    Male1877–Male

    Aaron Norcross

    Male1879–Male

    Male1882–1952Male

    Vivian Norcross

    Female1882–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1886

Age 11

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Musetta Self in household of W B Self, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minsettie Norcross in household of John Norcross, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Musetta Norcross in entry for William Allen Self, "Texas Deaths, 1977-1986"

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