Michael Norris

1757–1836
Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Michael

When Michael Norris was born on 17 April 1757, in Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Norris, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Landner, was 28. He married Mary Clissold on 21 January 1781. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He was buried in Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Michael Norris
1757–1836
Mary Clissold
1760–1833
Marriage: 21 January 1781
Thomas Norris
1781–1816
Charles Norris
1784–1863
Betty Norris
1786–
John Norris
1789–1837
Maria Norris
1791–1865
Harriet Norris
1794–
Jacob Norris
1796–1799
Charlotte Norris
1798–
Jacob Norris
1801–1801
Elizabeth Norris
1802–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1781
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 44

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.
1815

Age 58

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 66

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (3)

  • Michael Norris in entry for Charles Norris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Michael Norris in entry for Thos Norris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Michael Norris - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Michael Norris

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