Myrtle Aleene Norris

5 August 1920–11 July 2002 (Age 81)
Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Myrtle Aleene

When Myrtle Aleene Norris was born on 5 August 1920, in Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States, her father, Hugo Edgar Norris, was 33 and her mother, Sadie Aleene Porter, was 28. She married Daniel Webster Benson Jr on 20 September 1947, in Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States. She lived in United States in 1940. She died on 11 July 2002, in Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Auburn Memorial Park Cemetery, Auburn, Lee, Alabama, United States.

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Daniel Webster Benson Jr
Myrtle Aleene Norris
Marriage: 20 September 1947

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  • Marriage
    20 September 1947Opelika, Lee, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 3
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
    1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
    Age 3
    Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
    1942 · The Japanese American internment
    Age 22
    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    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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    Sources (4)

    • Myrtle Norris in household of Hugo E Norris, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Myrtle Aleene Norris in entry for Claud Oliver Renauld and Sadye Aleene Benson, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Myrtle Norris in household of Hugo E Norris, "United States Census, 1940"

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