William Hutchinson Norris

William Hutchinson Norris

Birth
Oglethorpe County, Georgia, USA
Death 13 Jul 1893 (aged 92)
Brazil
Burial Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, Município de Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, São Paulo, Brazil
Memorial ID 132629013 · View Source
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Alabama State Senator and Congressman. Norris served in the Alabama State Legislature in the late 1830s and early 1840s. Following the US Civil War, Norris emigrated to Brazil, where he helped established the town of Americana, which became a haven for Confederate immigrants.



Inscription

In Memory of
Col Wm H. Norris
Born in Oglethrop Co.
GA U.S.A.
Sept 17th 1800.And Died
July 13th 1893.
Age 93 Years.
~~~~~
(smaller plaque at bottom of the tombstone):
William Hutchison Norris
1865-2015
I Wish I was in Dixie
Away, Away,
In Dixie Land
I’ll Take My Stand to
Live and Die in Dixie.


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  • Created by: Dan Silva
  • Added: 10 Jul 2014
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hutchinson Norris (25 Sep 1800–13 Jul 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 132629013, citing Cemitério dos Americanos, Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, Município de Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, São Paulo, Brazil ; Maintained by Dan Silva (contributor 46781334) .