Lizzie Norcross

1865–1946 (Age 81)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lizzie

When Lizzie Norcross was born on 26 March 1865, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Smith Norcross, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Arden, was 33. She married Edwin B Smith on 17 December 1883, in Bexar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Lancashire, England in 1871 and Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 6 May 1946, in Dignowity Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lizzie Norcross
Edwin B Smith
Marriage: 17 December 1883
John L. Power
Thomas Smith Power
Wiliam Maurice Power

Spouse & Children

  • Female1865–1946Female

  • Edwin B Smith


17 December 1883
Bexar, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Smith Norcross


  • Elizabeth Arden




  • James Norcross


  • John Norcross


  • Jane Norcross


  • Female1865–1946Female

  • Janet Norcross


World Events (8)

1867 · The Manchester Martyrs are Hung

Age 2

William Allen, Michael Larkin, and Michael O’Brien were from Ireland but moved to Manchester and were active Fenians. They were part of an ambush to help two Fenians escape prison. These three men were executed and are now referred to as the Manchester Martyrs. The Irish community in Manchester go to the spot where they were executed to commemorate their sacrifice.

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

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)

  • Elizabeth Norcross in household of Smith Norcross, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Norcross in household of Smith Norcross, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Elizabeth Pillstrand, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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