Frances C. Norris

Female6 January 1861–21 March 1944

Brief Life History of Frances C.

When Frances C. Norris was born on 6 January 1861, in Columbus, North Carolina, United States, her father, Solomon W. Norris, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Jane Norris, was 27. She had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Russell Fowler. She lived in Williams, Columbus, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Green Sea Township, Horry, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 March 1944, in Horry, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Loris, Horry, South Carolina, United States.

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Russell Fowler
Frances C. Norris
Daniel Fowler
Dollie Fowler
Dallie Fowler
Della Fowler
William James Fowler
Toby Fowler
Hattie Fowler
Zeller Fowler
Andrew Fowler
Orilla "Rilla" Fowler

Sources (17)

  • Francis Fowler in household of Phelix B Harrelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Frances Fowler - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Frances Fowler
  • Fannie, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (10)

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 1

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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