Robert Lyle Norrell

11 July 1944–21 July 2009 (Age 65)
Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Robert Lyle

When Robert Lyle Norrell was born on 11 July 1944, in Grayson, Texas, United States, his father, Alvie Lyle Norrell, was 34 and his mother, Hazel Margaret Claunch, was 31. He died on 21 July 2009, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Akers Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Alvie Lyle Norrell
Hazel Margaret Claunch
Robert Lyle Norrell

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World Events (8)

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 1

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 5

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 18

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements norr ‘north’ + the common surname element -ell, a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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

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