Marcia Kaye Norris

24 November 1933–9 May 1996 (Age 62)
Drayton, Pembina, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Marcia Kaye

When Marcia Kaye Norris was born on 24 November 1933, in Drayton, Pembina, North Dakota, United States, her father, Mark Johnson Norris, was 23 and her mother, Mable Rose Hogenson, was 21. She married Robert Douglas Fowler on 28 May 1951, in United States. She lived in Pembina, North Dakota, United States in 1935 and Grafton, Walsh, North Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 9 May 1996, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 62.

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Robert Douglas Fowler
Marcia Kaye Norris
Marriage: 28 May 1951

Spouse and Children

28 May 1951
United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

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.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 7

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Age 17

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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 (2)

  • Marcia Norris in household of Mark J Norris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marcia K Norris, "Washington Divorce Index, 1969-2014"

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