Lillian Blanche Norcross

1879–1914 (Age 34)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lillian Blanche

Lillian Blanche Norcross was born on 29 November 1879, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Lewes N. Norcross and Rachel E. Norcross. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Colwyn, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 July 1914, at the age of 34, and was buried in Collingdale, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Lewes N. Norcross
Rachel E. Norcross
Lillian Blanche Norcross
Lilliam Norcross

Parents & Siblings

  • Lewes N. Norcross


  • Rachel E. Norcross




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 11

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place near Blackpool, so named from Old English norð ‘north’ + cros ‘cross’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lilian B Norcross in household of Leander Norcross, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lillian B Norcross in household of Rachel E Norcross, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian B Norcross in household of Leander N Norcross, "United States Census, 1900"

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