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WIlliam Norris - Adams Township

WIlliam Norris - Adams Township

Gwen Oliver (View posts)
Posted: 22 Apr 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: NORRIS, SMYTH, SHAY
Several researchers have been working on identifying his 21 children. This is what we have concluded so far. If you have anything to add, correct, comment on, or question please email me. seeker@netwalk.com.

«William NORRIS was born November 1768 in Virginia, and died May 05, 1847 in Coshocton Co., Ohio. He married (1) «Anna SMYTH Bef. 1791 in Probably Maryland or Virginia. She died Bef. 1815. He married (2) Sarah SHAY August 08, 1815 in Belmont Co., Ohio, daughter of John SHAY and Barbary ???. She was born March 1786 in Maryland, and died July 30, 1859 in Coshocton Co., Ohio.

Children of «William NORRIS and «Anna SMYTH are:

1 i. Abraham NORRIS, died Bet. 1843 - 1847 in Coshocton Co., Ohio.

2 ii.David NORRIS, born in Cumberland, Allegany Co., Maryland; died 1871Probably Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.. He married (1) Sarah TIPTON December 03, 1821 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; born in Jefferson Co., Ohio; died August 28, 1858. He married (2) Rebecca MILLER Aft. 1858.

3 iii. Jonathan NORRIS. resided Tuscarawas Co., Ohio

4 iv.Thomas NORRIS, died Abt. 1843 in Coshocton Co., Ohio. (Apparently single, his will left everything to "my beloved father, William Norris")

5 v. Samuel NORRIS, born 1791; died November 07, 1844 in Coshocton Co., Ohio. He married Elizabeth ???; born 1793 in Pennington Gap, Virginia.

6 vi. William NORRIS, born 1795; died Aft. 1850.(lifetime care provided for in father's will)

7 vii.«Jacob NORRIS, born February 22, 1805 in Maryland; died November 09, 1878 in Adams Twp.,Coshocton Co., Ohio. He married (1) Mary Mc FARLAND December 01, 1825 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; died Bef. 1845. He married (2) «Matilda MAPLE November 29, 1845 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; born Abt. 1823 in Ohio; died January 18, 1890 in Adams Twp., Coshocton Co., Ohio. (Newspaper accounts say he returned as a ghost with message for his son Johnson M. Norris, a copy of which is on my homepage)

8 viii. Charles NORRIS, born 1809; died October 15, 1865 in Coshocton Co., Ohio. He married Margaret or Mary HAMIL; born Abt. 1806 in Ohio; died April 15, 1888 in 85y 2m 17d.

Children of «William NORRIS and Sarah SHAY are:
9 i. Aaron NORRIS, born 1816 in Belmont Co., Ohio; died December 06, 1882. He married Mary Ann LANING November 09, 1837; born Abt. 1816 in Ohio.

10 ii. Ashael NORRIS, born 1820 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; died Bet. 1872 - 1873. He married Mary Ann SULLIVAN June 10, 1841; born Abt. 1823 in Ohio; died Aft. 1880.

11 iii.Barbara Ann NORRIS, born May 07, 1824 in Adams Township, Coshocton Co., Ohio; died February 28, 1890 in Leesburg, Union Co., Ohio. She married James D. MULVAINE November 15, 1839 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; born November 10, 1819 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; died December 07, 1893 in Union Co., Ohio.

12 iv.George W. NORRIS, born 1825 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; died August 22, 1877 in Coshocton Co., Ohio. He married Martha ???; born Abt. 1827 in New York; died April 02, 1898 in Coshocton Co., Ohio.

13 v. Robert NORRIS, born 1827 in Coshocton Co., Ohio. He married Eleanor ???; born Abt. 1821.

14 vi.Wesley NORRIS, born March 18, 1831 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; died September 11, 1896 in Coshocton Co., Ohio. He married Matilda JONES November 11, 1847 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; born March 31, 1830 in Coshocton Co., Ohio; died March 08, 1905 in Coshocton Co., Ohio.

15 vii Elizabeth NORRIS, born 1836 in Coshocton Co., Ohio.(may have married a Hitchcock)

Children of «William NORRIS and «Anna Smyth or Sarah Shay are:

16 i. John NORRIS.(mentioned in father's will)

17 ii. James NORRIS.(mentioned in father's will)

18 iii.Mary NORRIS.(mentioned in father's will)(may have married W. Farr)

19 iv.Unknown NORRIS.

20 v. Unknown NORRIS.

21 vi.Unknown NORRIS.

Mary Elizabeth Norris

Posted: 25 Sep 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 18 Mar 2002 2:37PM GMT
Surnames: Moseman, Baumgartner, Norris, Criss, Warren
My grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Norris married to John Moseman Jr. son of John Moseman, Sr. and Elizabeth Baumgartner. I have Mary Elizabeth's birth date as Sept. 10, 1857 and death Oct. 19, 1920. Children of Mary and John in Vigo, IN were Rosetta, Arletta, Otis, Earles, Oscar, Laura, Leora, William Ross, John, Blanche, Marvin, Herman, Irma, Mary, and Everett, my father. Mary and John Jr. both were in Coshocton, OH and migrated to IN. William Moseman brother to John Jr. married Melissa Norris Dec. 30, 1885 in Coshocton, OH.Who was Mary Elizabeth's parents? I was told it was William S. Norris but have no proof. Am willing to share.
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