Lucy Norcross

1804–1881 (Age 76)
Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Norcross was born on 2 June 1804, in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph W Norcross, was 20 and her mother, Mary Wilson, was 17. She married Apollos Howard on 15 February 1823, in Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. She died on 2 January 1881, in Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucy Norcross
1804–1881
Apollos Howard
1797–1863
Marriage: 15 February 1823
Apollos Howard
1824–1907
Lysander Howard
1828–1915
Lucy Sophronia Howard
1831–
Mary Jane Howard
1836–1908
Sylvia A Howard
1837–1904
Chloe R Howard
1838–1909
Sarah S Howard
1842–1877
Lydia S. Howard
1844–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1823
Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(8)

  • Apollos Howard

    Male1824–1907Male

  • Lysander Howard

    Male1828–1915Male

  • Lucy Sophronia Howard

    Female1831–Female

  • Mary Jane Howard

    Female1836–1908Female

  • Female1837–1904Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

  • Female1804–1881Female

  • Isaac Norcross

    Male1806–1882Male

  • Hannah Norcross

    Female1809–1846Female

  • James Watson Norcross

    Male1811–1891Male

  • Male1814–1896Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Lucy Howard in household of Apollas Howard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Norcross in entry for Howard, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Lucy Howard, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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