William Hutchinson Norris

William Hutchinson Norris

Birth
Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia, USA
Death
13 Jul 1893 (aged 92)
Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, Município de Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, São Paulo, Brazil
Burial
Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, Município de Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, São Paulo, Brazil
Memorial ID
132629013 View Source

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.

William's first wife was Melinda Black Norris, who died in 1832 in Wilcox County, Ala. She was the mother of his son, James Reece Norris (Sr.) (1829-1898) -- Find A Grave Memorial# 44995713.
Contributor: GBK (47214720)

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.

William's first wife was Melinda Black Norris, who died in 1832 in Wilcox County, Ala. She was the mother of his son, James Reece Norris (Sr.) (1829-1898) -- Find A Grave Memorial# 44995713.
Contributor: GBK (47214720)


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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