Levi Norcross

1802–
Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Norcross was born in 1802, in Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Levi Norcross, was 24 and his mother, Ruth Fletcher, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Levi Norcross
1778–1831
Ruth Fletcher
1777–1822
Levi Norcross
1802–
William Norcross
1807–1887
Ora B Norcross
1811–1849
Ora Butler Norcross
1811–1849
Asaph Norcross
1814–1894
Austin Norcross
1816–1882

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1804

Age 2

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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 (1)

  • Freeborn Payne in entry for William Norcross and Catherine B. Payne Hicks, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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