Hi - T. Kerwin has left a message for you. Sometimes people don't get their notifications so thought I'd let you know. He found the following Norris family in Montgomery County, Ohio in 1840. The 1840 census lists only the head of household by name.
Harriett's marriage record or death record or obituary may name her parents.
1840 Census Montgomery County, Ohio Name: William Norris Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Montgomery, Ohio 2 boys, age 0-14 5 girls, age 0-14 2 men 20-49 1 woman age 30-39 Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 10
There is more than one William Norris in Montgomery County in Ohio in later census years.
Here is a possibility as a match to the above William, from a RootsWeb family tree:
William NORRIS Birth: 1800 in Virginia Death: 19 AUG 1863 in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Marriage 24 FEB 1825 in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Elizabeth COFFMAN Birth: 01 OCT 1806 in Linville, Shenandoah County, Virginia Death: 16 DEC 1883 in Montgomery Co Ohio
OBITUARY Dayton Daily Journal 20 August 1863 Died. NORRIS. Yesterday morning at 8 o'clock at his residence in Harrison Township, Mr. William Norris. Funeral today at 2 o'clock P.M. from the family residence near Miami City. Services by Rev D. Winters. Interment, Miami City Graveyard.
OBITUARY Dayton Daily Journal 18 December 1883 Died. NORRIS. Elizabeth Norris, at the residence of Wm. Norris, West Water Street, aged 76 years. Funeral Tuesday at 1 P.M. from residence of Wm Norris. Interment at Miami Chapel Cemetery. Friends invited.