Vernon Ray Norris

Brief Life History of Vernon Ray

When Vernon Ray Norris was born on 26 May 1909, in Big Springs, Rusk, Texas, United States, his father, Sterling Thomas Norris, was 33 and his mother, Lurah Dean Aldridge, was 22. He married Mary Kathleen Williamson on 8 March 1928, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Anderson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 4 April 1986, in Chico, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte, California, United States.

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Vernon Ray Norris
Fannie Lorene Shelby
Marriage: 1941
Anna Laura Norris
Carolyne Sims
Harold Norris
Ray Norris
Trudy Falconer
Barbara Jane Norris
Joyce Rae Norris

Sources (28)

  • Ray G Norris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernon Ray Norris, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Vernon Norris, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1910 · The BSA is Made

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Historical Boundaries 1911: Rusk, Texas, United States


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Name Meaning


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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