Hyrum Job Norris Sr.

15 April 1852–8 September 1932 (Age 80)
Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hyrum Job

When Hyrum Job Norris Sr. was born on 15 April 1852, in Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Norris, Jr., was 32 and his mother, Caroline Tirrell, was 27. He married Selina Elizabeth Hoffman on 3 February 1879, in Woodruff, Rich, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Passenham, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 8 September 1932, in Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Randolph City Cemetery, Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Job Norris Sr.
Selina Elizabeth Hoffman
Marriage: 3 February 1879
Hyrum Job Norris Jr.
Selina Elizabeth Norris
Wilford Norris
David Patten Norris
Jacob Norris
Phebe Norris
Sylvia Norris
Bertha A Norris
William Henry Norris
Charles Willard Norris
Florence Norris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1879Woodruff, Rich, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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.

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    Story Highlight


    LIFE OF SELINA HOFFMAN NORRIS Written by daughter Phebe Norris Smith 1940 Selina Hoffman Norris was born on August 21,1858 at Zurich, Switzerland. Her paren …

    Sources (38)

    • Hyrum J Norris in entry for Norris, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Hyrum Jobe Norris, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Hyrum J Norris Senior, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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