Walter Norris

17 February 1846–27 June 1933 (Age 87)
Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Walter

When Walter Norris was born on 17 February 1846, in Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Norris, Jr., was 26 and his mother, Caroline Tirrell, was 21. He married Rose Hannah Parker on 14 March 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Passenham, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1869. He died on 27 June 1933, in Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Randolph City Cemetery, Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Norris
1846–1933
Rose Hannah Parker
1854–1935
Marriage: 14 March 1870
Elizabeth Mary Norris
1871–1951
Mary Ann Norris
1872–1935
Walter Norris
1874–1949
Ruben Alfred Norris
1876–1955
Agnes Norris
1878–1961
Rose Hannah Norris
1880–1926
Thomas James Norris
1882–1964
Arthur Fritz Allen Norris
1884–1962
Emeline Norris
1886–1981
Son Norris
1888–1888
John William Norris
1889–1969
Amanda Helen Norris
1892–1901
Lavinea Norris
1895–1967
Son Norris
1897–1897
Son Norris
1898–1898

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from Middle English norreis, noreis, norais ‘northerner’ (Anglo-Norman French noreis), used both of Norwegians and of inhabitants of northern England and Scotland.from the Middle English personal name Norreis, derived from norreis ‘northerner’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Nurse

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF WALTER NORRIS

              Walter Norris was born 17 February 1846 in Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England to William and Caroline Tirrell Norris.  He was christened 12 April 1846 at Passenham with Deanshanger, Nort …

    Sources (32)

    • Walter Norris in entry for Norris, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Walter Morris in household of William Morris, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Walter Norris in entry for Arthur Fritz Norris and Azelia H Fredrick, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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