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Josiah (Joseph) William Norris, Sr

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Saint John, Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States
Death: Died in Harris County, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Norris, Sr. and Hannah Norris
Husband of Phillis Ann Norris
Father of Edward Norris; Phyllis / Phillis / Philizanna Norris; Temperance / Priscilla Temperance Temperance Norris, d/o Joseph & Philiszana Anna Barton; William Norris; Eleanor Norris and 2 others
Brother of Sarah Treadway; Daniel Norris; Elizabeth Norris; Hannah Norris; Edward Norris and 8 others

Managed by: Kira Rachele Jay
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About Josiah (Joseph) William Norris, Sr

He was connected as the son of:

James Norris

  • Gender: Male
  • Birth: estimated between 1660 and 1720
  • Immediate Family:
  • Father of Josiah (Joseph) William Norris, Sr
  • Added by: Donald Hunter on November 8, 2013
  • Managed by: Donald Hunter

Joseph Jesiah Norris

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  • Birth: Dec 15 1725 - St Johns Hartford, Maryland, United States
  • Death: 1800 - Harris, Texas, United States
  • Parents: Edward Norris, Hannah Norris (born Scott)
  • Siblings: Joseph Norris, Sarah Norris, Daniel Norris, Phillis Barton, Elizabeth Norris, Elizabeth Norris, Hannah Norris, Elizabeth Norris, Hannah Norris, William Norris, Edward Norris, James Norris, Thomas Norris, Aquilla Norris, Mary Norris, John Norris, Susannah Norris, Aquila Norris, Averilla Norris
Joseph Norris
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  • Hoffman Web Site, managed by Donald Hoffman (Contact)
  • Birth: Dec 5 1725 - Saint Johns Parish, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Death: 1800 - Harris, Georgia, United States
  • Parents: Edward Norris, Hannah Norris (born Scott)
  • Siblings: Joseph Jesiah Norris, Sarah Norris, Daniel Norris, Phillis Barton, Elizabeth Norris, Elizabeth Norris, Hannah Norris, Elizabeth Norris, Hannah Norris, William Norris, Edward Norris, James Norris, Thomas Norris, Aquilla Norris, Mary Norris, John Norris, Susannah Norris, Aquila Norris, Averilla Norris
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1. Joseph (103) Norris was born on 5 Dec 1725 in , Baltimore, Maryland. Church records shows her name as "Philissana" On 2 Aug. 1758 Joseph Norris, Carpenter & Phillis, his wife deeded to Jacob Bond 40 acres of land called "Bond's Gift". He was devised by his father a part of tract of land called the "End" all the part that lies north of high bridge branch. Joseph deeded part of this tract to his brother, Edward on 1 Aug. 1780 & his brother Thomas, appears in possession of the other part tho there is no deed showing the conveyance. They moved to Ga. abt 1784/5 where they both died in the early 1840's Probably in Wilkes or Elbert co.

Joseph (103) Norris and Phillis Ann Barton were married on 2 Aug 1750. Phillis Ann Barton, daughter of John Barton and Ellen Needham, was born (date unknown).

Joseph (103) Norris and Phillis Ann Barton had the following children:

i. Phillis Norris was born in Jan 1753. She died CHILD.

ii. Anna Norris was born (date unknown).

2 iii. William (304) Norris, was born in Feb 1758 in , Baltimore, Maryland. He died in 1838/9 at the age of 81 in , Harris, Georgia. Signed Oath of Allegiance 1778 Hartfod co., Md. (Md Rec. MSS Vol. III p32) The records of the War Dept. Washington D.C. show the following: "William Norris, rank not stated, 2d Md. Regt. enlisted Mar 1788 in Cumberland, Pa.; residence stated as Baltimore co., Md.; age 35 years,, complexion warthy; height 5 ft. 9 in.; hair black; proportion well set" Family records of William Anderson grandson, contain information that William Norris was at the surrender of Yorktown. William received a grant of land as bounty for this Revolutionary service from the state of Ga. 1827 in Henry co. (Ga. Roster pg. 363) Migrated to Ga. & located Franklin co. where the resided many years. William Norris was serving as justice of peace in said county 1798 (Dept. of Arch. Atlanta). Resided a few years in Henry co. & moved to Gwinnet co. abt 1829, to Harris co. abt 1836. She moved to Jasper co., Ga. living with son Jacob 1840; moving to Chambers co., Ala early 1850's with son John M. Norris & d. there in 1850's stated to be 1853. Stated to have 14 children.

3 iv. Joseph Needham (305) Norris, was born in Feb 1761 in , Baltimore, Maryland. He died in 1842/3 at the age of 82 in , Chambers, Alabama. Migrated to Ga. with parents abt 1784. Resided Franklin co., moved to Jasper co. abt 1819 & abt 1837 moved to Chambers co., Ala. Joseph Needham (305) Norris and Sarah were married before 1797 in , , Georgia. Sarah died in 1854/5. She was born in , , Georgia..

v. Phillis Norris was born (date unknown).

4 vi. Eleanor Norris, was born in Aug 1767. resided Franklin co., Ga. 2 daughters. Eleanor Norris and Williams were married in , , Georgia. Williams was born (date unknown).

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RECORD:

1. Harry Alexander Davis, The Norris Family of Maryland & Virginia; Genealogy of Thomas Norris 1361 - 1930 (4 vol. 1941 Washington D.C. Transcript), pg. 101, 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.

"Her name as Phillis Anna Barton, Church record records her name as "Philiszana". On 2 Aug. 1758 Joseph Norris, Carpenter, & Phillis, his wife, deeded to Jacob Bond 40 acres of land called "Bond's Gift". He was devised by his father a part of a tract called 'The End', all that part that lies north of the high bridge Branch. Joseph deeded part of this tract to his brother, Edward, on 1 Aug. 178-, & his brother, Thomas, appears in possession of the other part tho there is no deed showing the conveyance. They moved to Georgia abt 1784/5 where both d. early 1800's, probably in Wilkes or Elbert cou.. Children: Phillis, Anna, William, Joseph Needham, Phillis & Eleanor." had birth place as Baltimore co., Md.

2. Bettie Stirling Carothers, 9000 Men who Signed The Oath of Allegiance and Fidelity to Maryland During the Revolution, Vol. 1 pg. 35.

3. Norris Nexus, Lynn Wood "After his death she married 2) Daniel Treadway (Paf RIN #284). He had Joseph Jr. b. 1761 d. 1849 m. Elizabeth Bradford (b. 1758 d. 1856 and they had Joseph II b. 178 d. 1853 m. 1812 Susannah Crosby (b. 1794 d. 1864) and they had Eliza b. 1822 d. 1912 m. 1841 Lazarus Bush (b. 1818 d. 1904 and said to have desc. in Tx."

4. Gertrude Cleghorn Josserand (Mrs. Guy D.), Kentucky Descendants of Thomas Norris of Maryland 1630 - 1953 and Allied Families ((1916) Edwards Brothers Inc. Ann Arbor, Mich.), pg. 4, New England Historic Genealogical Society, CS/71/N858/1953.

: Her name is spelled Phillis Ann & she married 2nd. Daniel Treadway."

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Josiah (Joseph) William Norris, Sr's Timeline

1725
December 15, 1725
Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States
1751
July 29, 1751
Age 25
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
1753
January 1753
Age 27
Baltimore, MD, USA
1753
Age 27
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
1753
Age 27
Baltimore, MD, USA
1757
March 31, 1757
Age 31
Baltimore, MD
1761
February 1761
Age 35
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
1767
August 1767
Age 41
Baltimore, MD, USA
1786
1786
Age 60
Harris County, Georgia, United States