John Norris

1789–1837 (Age 48)
Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Norris was born on 31 March 1789, in Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Michael Norris, was 31 and his mother, Mary Clissold, was 29. He married Esther Poole on 8 May 1809. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 18 May 1837, in his hometown, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

John Norris
1789–1837
Esther Poole
1785–1850
Marriage: 8 May 1809
Anne Norris
1809–
John Norris
1811–1827
Jane Norris
1812–
Sarah Norris
1814–
Sophia Norris
1816–1847
Thomas Norris
1818–1845
Elizabeth Norris
1820–
Rebecca Norris
1821–1828
William Norris
1822–1888
Mary Jane Norris
1822–
Henry Norris
1826–
Frederick Norris
1829–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1809
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 12

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 19

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: John Norris - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth: 31 March 1789; Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

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