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.
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’.