Person:William Norris (61)

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William Norris, Sr.
b.1741 England
d.bef. 26 April 1802
  • HWilliam Norris, Sr.1741 - bef 1802
  • WHannah Bell1736 - 1796
m. October 1759
  1. Capt. John Norris1760 - 1836
  2. Joseph Norris1765 - 1854
  3. Nancy Norris1767 - 1827
  4. Susanna Norrisabt 1768 -
  5. Josephine Norrisest 1773 -
  6. Samuel Norrisest 1776 -
  7. Sarah Norrisest 1780 - bef 1849
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Name William Norris, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1741 England
Alt Birth? 1741 Fauquier County, Virginia
Marriage October 1759 Lancaster County, Virginiato Hannah Bell
Death? bef. 26 April 1802

Source for the info below is SAR Application #85119 of Frank Bailey dated 8 Nov 1959: "William Norris is the ancestor who assisted in establishing American Independence while acting in the capacity of 1st Lieutenant, commissioned in the Fauquier Militia, Capt. Attwell's Company, Nov. 1777, again on Mar 24, 1778. He had served Edmond's Company of Virginia Troops on Mar. 25, 1762. Lt. Norris was born in England and Emigrated to America with his two brothers prior to 1760. His brothers settled, one in Maryland, the other in Pennsylvania; he settled in Fauquier County, Virginia and Married Hannah Bell.

"He died in 1802 and his will, dated Dec. 1, 1801, was probated April 26, 1802. The will named his children as John, Joseph, Samuel, William, Elizabeth, Hannah, Ellen, Sarah, Mary Catherine, Nancy Bailey and Susannah Robinson.

"William Norris was born in England in 1741 and died in 1802 in Fauquier Co., Virginia
William Norris m abt 1765 to Hannah Bell who was born abt 1745 and d bef 1838."

References
  1. #85119 of Frank Bailey, in National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970.