Roy Samuel Norris

6 April 1919–14 June 1969 (Age 50)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Roy Samuel

When Roy Samuel Norris was born on 6 April 1919, in Georgia, United States, his father, Green Norris, was 36 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Greene, was 30. He lived in Oglethorpe, Macon, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1070, Macon, Georgia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 14 June 1969, in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Oglethorpe Cemetery, Oglethorpe, Macon, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Green Norris
Mary Elizabeth Greene
Emmett Grady Norris
Harvey D. Norris
James Fred Norris Sr.
Paul Greene Norris
Roy Samuel Norris
Sarah Elizabeth Norris
Leighton Riley Norris

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Elizabeth Greene




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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 3

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Roy Norris in household of Greene Norris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Norris in household of Greene Norris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Samuel Norris, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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