Iva Norris

4 November 1911–30 August 1994 (Age 82)
Harnett, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Iva

When Iva Norris was born on 4 November 1911, in Harnett, North Carolina, United States, her father, Handy Minson Norris, was 35 and her mother, Hattie Jane Bryant, was 28. She lived in Duke Township, Harnett, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Dunn, Harnett, North Carolina, United States in 1994. She died on 30 August 1994, in Erwin, Harnett, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Dunn, Harnett, North Carolina, United States.

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Handy Minson Norris
Hattie Jane Bryant
Hughie Astor Norris
Ila B Norris
Iva Norris
Leaman Lloyd Norris
Esther Norris
unknown Norris

Parents and Siblings






    Leaman Lloyd Norris


    Esther Norris


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 7

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

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)

  • Iva Norris in household of Handy M Norris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Iva Norris Thompson, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"
  • Iva Norris Thompson, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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