Louisa Norcross

1808–1892 (Age 84)
Woodbury, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Louisa

Louisa Norcross was born in 1808, in Woodbury, Washington, Vermont, United States. She married Abner Town on 13 February 1833. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 7 November 1892, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Louisa Norcross
1808–1892
Abner Town
1808–1859
Marriage: 13 February 1833
Julia Ann Town
1833–1897
Levi Solomon Towne
1838–1859
Caira Vetmoch Town
1840–1880
Eva Lucy Town
1843–1894

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1833
children

(4)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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 (3)

  • Louisa Town in household of Abner Town, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Louisa in entry for Salmon Town, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Louisa in entry for John W Norris and Eva L Town, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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