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Norcross Genealogy and Norcross Family History Information

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  • Adrean Norcross (1591 - d.)
    John Bland Smith, our immigrant ancestor was born in England to Anthony and Adrian Bland.  Anthony must have died for we find Adrian married second to a James Smith which John took on the name o...
  • John Norcross (c.1583 - 1642)
    The English Norcross Family and Some Decendants of William Norcross 1699 to America edited by Elsie M. Cameron. "John Norcross, eldest son of Thomas Norcross and Mary Chappell, was born in England ab...
  • Mary Norcross (c.1621 - d.)
  • Mary Norcross (1839 - 1885)
  • Mehitable Livermore (c.1691 - 1752)
    Daniel married Mehitable Norcross, daughter of Nathaniel Norcross and Mehitable Hagar. Mehitable was born on 4 Feb 1691 in Watertown, Massachusetts. They had the following children: Daniel Liverm...

About the Norcross surname

All Norcross(e)'s come from England. The family roots are in Ribchester, Lancashire, England and can be traced back to 1210 in the Lancashire Assizies as Northcroft (the folks who lived in the north farm, at that time a farm was called a croft). Now Ribchester lies some 10 miles due east of Preston and some 30 miles north of Manchester. Most historians who have studied this line will tell you we all come from Ribchester. Our most famous ancient ancestor is Henry Norcrosse, Viccar de Rybchester 1573 to 1616 who had a very Unitarian approach to life and living. For more information contact ... philipgross [AT]