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Benjamin Franklin Norris

Birthplace: Mason Co., Kentucky
Death: Died in Noble Twp., Rush, Indiana
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Franklin Norris, Sr. and Priscilla Norris
Husband of Charlotte Chandler
Father of Leonora Norris; Elizabeth Alma Norris; Charles Marshall Norris; William Albert Norris; Pantha Bell Norris and 5 others
Brother of Bradford Quincey Norris; William Oliver Norris; Zenith Ann Ann Justice; Joseph DeWitt Clinton Norris; Alfred or Albert Newton Norris and 2 others

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About Benjamin Franklin Norris


1. Herbert S. Norris, Norris Family Aquilla and Priscilla Norris Descendants of Thomas Norris and Ann Hynson (25 Oct 1997, update 27 Feb. 1999), pg. 5 & 12, E-Mail: herbsn@tscnet. He is distributing himself is what I am assuming from a letter dated 27 Feb. 1999 from computer floppy disks.

2. Harry Alexander Davis, The Norris Family of Maryland & Virginia; Genealogy of Thomas Norris 1361 - 1930 (4 vol. 1941 Washington D.C. Transcript), pg. 678, Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, District of Columbia, 20540-4570, CS71.N858; Microfilm 88/5447 MicRR 99ft. "The Norris Family" is an amazing work in Genealogy, 1500 pages in four volumes. Only three copies were produced, and one is located in the Rare Books Section of the Library of Congress. Another is to be in the Kansas DAR Library at dodge city, Ks.

"Moved to Rush co., In. with his parents in 1830/1. Resided Noble twp, Rush co., In. where he engaged in farming & is listed with real estate worth $11,845 in 1860 & in 1870 this same property is rated at $43,570."

3. Norris Nexus, Lynn Wood, "Owned almost 900 acres at one time."

4. Personal Records of Thomas Green III (Date: 5 Dec 1996 , letter), E-Mail: His records refer to paper(s) Library of Congress; assuming he is referring to 4 Vol. transcript of Harry Alexander Davies.

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Benjamin Franklin Norris's Timeline

August 12, 1822
Mason Co., Kentucky
September 7, 1853
Age 31
Noble Twp, Rush, Indiana
September 27, 1855
Age 33
Noble Twp, Rush, Indiana
February 17, 1857
Age 34
Noble Twp, Rush, Indiana, USA
October 7, 1858
Age 36
Rushville, Rush, Indiana, USA
May 30, 1860
Age 37
Noble Twp, Rush, Indiana
December 2, 1862
Age 40
Noble Twp, Rush, Indiana
December 17, 1864
Age 42
Noble Twp, Rush, Indiana
Age 43
Bracken, Kentucky
October 6, 1872
Age 50
Noble Twp, Rush, Indiana