Mary Teresa Norwine

Brief Life History of Mary Teresa

When Mary Teresa Norwine was born on 1 September 1819, in Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States, her father, Conrad Joseph Norwine Sr, was 43 and her mother, Mary Mariah Bische, was 38. She married Christian Gottlieb Knorpp on 28 January 1840, in St. Francois, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Valle Township, Jefferson, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Van Buren Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 1 November 1890, in Pleasant Hill, Cass, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pleasant Hill, Cass, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Gottlieb Knorpp
Mary Teresa Norwine
Marriage: 28 January 1840
John Christian Knorpp
Henry Jacob Knorpp
James Conrad Knorpp
Ann Mariah Knorpp
Mary Magdalena Knorpp
Elizabeth Catherine Knorpp

Sources (9)

  • Mary T Knorpp in household of Christian G Knorpp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Norwine, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Mary Theresa Knorpp/Shires Norwine Sharp, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.


Historical Boundaries 1826: Jackson County created


Historical Boundaries: 1844: Van Buren, Missouri, United States 1849: Cass, Missouri, United States

Name Meaning

Altered form of Swedish Nordin .

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

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