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Thomas Norris

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Death: Died in Brown County, OH
Place of Burial: 1739/1746 /, Baltimore, Maryland
Immediate Family:

Son of Geoffrey Edward Norris and Mary Norris
Husband of Elizabeth Norris
Father of John Norris
Brother of William Norris; John Norris; Mary Kemp; Geoffrey Norris; Elizabeth Norris and 4 others
Half brother of Ann Norris and Richard Kemp

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About Thomas Norris

HAD0012 (same as HAD0002iv)


1. Nexus.

2. Herbert S. Norris, Norris Family Aquilla and Priscilla Norris Descendants of Thomas Norris and Ann Hynson (25 Oct 1997, update 27 Feb. 1999), pg. iv, Herbert S. Norris, 236 N.W. Wildwood Lane, Bremerton, Wa. 98311-9125, E-Mail: herbsn@tscnet. He is distributing himself is what I am assuming from a letter dated 27 Feb. 1999 from computer floppy disks.

3. 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. 2 & 84, New England Historic Genealogical Society, CS/71/N858/1953.

4. Harry Alexander Davis, The Norris Family of Maryland & Virginia; Genealogy of Thomas Norris 1361 - 1930 (4 vol. 1941 Washington D.C. Transcript), pg. 21-22, 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. " He was a mariner for some years. "Thomas Norris of Baltimore county "Envell Chase" patent...has due 230 acres by a warrant granted 10 May 1696 and also assignment of 30 acres from Thomas Hooker out of a warrant for 30 acres granted to sd Hooker 19 Feb. 1695, granted to..Thomas Norris tract called "Envell Chase" according to survey dated 20 May 1666. Thomas survived her and died some years later intestate. No record of any administration of his estate has been discovered and only child of record is found in a deed dated 4 June 1746 from John Norris to William Bennet, "17 May 1746 land, 230 acres, laid out for Thomas Norris of Baltimore Thomas Norris died leaving only son and heir John Norris, etc."."

5. Personal Records of Thomas Green III, Thomas Henry Green III, 10666 W. Loyola Dr., Los Altos Hills, California 94024, Fax: 650-949-5145, E-Mail: His records refer to paper(s) Library of Congress; asssuming he is refering to 4 Vol. transcript of Harry Alexander Davies. "

1694-5 Baltimore co. Tax Gunpowder Hundred North Tax Thomas Norris for 1 1699/1701 Baltimore co. Gunpowder hundred north Tax Thomas Norris 1704 Mar. 10 Baltimore co. deed Thomas Norris and Elizabeth sold to William        Stevens for 100 acres of 'Expectation' now called 'Norris Folly' (MGSB  29:169)1795 Baltimore co. Tax. Thomas Norris north side of Gunpowder River."

6. Personal Records of Corinne Hanna Diller, Corinne Hanna Diller, 8443 Sonneville Dr., Houston, Tx. 77080-3638.

7. Thomas Miller Myers, The Norris Family of Maryland ((1916) William Clemens, Publisher New York, New York), Page: pg. 72 & 73, New England Historic Genealogical Society, CS/71/N858/1916. This work is not documented. "

Was the first of the name of Norris to settle in Baltimore co. the 'List of early Settlers' at Annapolis records the arrival of two Norris settlers of the name Thomas 3 Mar. 1665 "Thomas Norrish" & others assign their rights of land due them by their transportation....unto John Morgan of Talbot co. while on 3 Mar 1674 Joesph Tilley proves his rights for transporting Thomas Norris & others into the colony.  Very little is known of this Thomas...The records of St. Georges Parish Baltimore co. state that Elizabeth Norris wife of Thomas Norris died Dec. 1710...The following land patent may be found at Annapolis: "Thomas Norris of Baltimore Co. 'Envell Cese' Parent...has due 230 a warrant for 200 acres granted May 10, also by assignment of 30 acres from Thomas Hooker out of a warrant for 398 acres granted to sd. Hooker 19 Feb. 1695...We...grant unto...Thomas Norris tract called 'Envell Chese'...according to certificate of Survey taken returned May 20, 1696." Thomas Norris died with out leaving a will & there are no records of children at St. Georges of St. Johns.  The relationship of his son is established by a deed dated 4 Jun. 1746 when John Norris conveys land to William Bennett 17 May 1696 land (230 acres) laid out for Thos. Norris of Baltimore co...Thos. Norris died leaving only son & heir John Norris etc."
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Thomas Norris's Timeline

Baltimore, Maryland
Age 21
1689/1690, Anne Arundell, Maryland
Age 42
Brown County, OH
October 20, 1956
Age 42
October 20, 1956
Age 42
December 7, 1956
Age 42
December 7, 1956
Age 42
August 20, 1992
Age 42