Frederick Melvin Norris

28 March 1896–17 March 1969 (Age 72)
Walton, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick Melvin

When Frederick Melvin Norris was born on 28 March 1896, in Walton, Georgia, United States, his father, Marion Lucius Norris, was 27 and his mother, Martha Lee Anna Maughon, was 29. He had at least 1 daughter with Lillie Mae Norris. He lived in Eastman, Dodge, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Crawford, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1969. He died on 17 March 1969, in Peach, Georgia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Eastman, Dodge, Georgia, United States.

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 2
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 7
"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 20
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: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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Sources (8)

  • Fredrick Norris in household of Lucins Norris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fredrick Melvin Norris, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Fredrick M Norris, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

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