Ira Quinton NORRIS was born 30 Apr 1849 in Wake Co., NC and died 1 Feb 1920 in St. Jo, Cooke Co., TX.This information is taken from his death certificate.Additional information from the certificate: Full name:Q.I. Norris Place of death:St. Joe, I4 R3, Cook Co., TX How long at this residence:6 yrs Sex:male.Race:white.Marital status:married Date of birth:30 Apr 1849.Age:71 yrs, 9 mos, 1 day Occupation:Farmer Birthplace:NC Father:Elbert Norris born in NC Mother:Elizabeth Holland born in NC Informant:O.M. Norris of St. Joe, TX Date of death:1 Feb 1920 Cause of death:Pulmonary tuberculosis.Duration:3 yrs. Burial:Mountain Creek Cemetery Undertaker:C.H. Dunbar in St. Joe, TX
My records show he married Nancy Catherine NASH on 23 Jan 1875 in Wake Co., NC.(Source:USGenWeb Online - Wake Co., NC Bible Record for Elbert and Elizabeth (Holland) Norris...File contributed for use by Steven G. Weaver.Owner (1998) Mr. Steven G. Weaver, Belmont, NC.Viewed on-line 26 Aug 2009.)
Nancy Catherine was born 9 Apr 1854 in Wake Co., NC and died 9 Jun 1939 in Grayson Co., TX.She was the daughter of Joseph J. Nash and Sarah R. Smith.Nancy Catherine Nash Norris is buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Denison, Grayson Co., TX, and her son, Joseph G. Norris, is buried beside her.
I have listed the following children for Ira Quinton and Nancy Catherine Norris: 1.Ila Beattres "Illa" "Sis" Norris born 22 Aug 1877. 2.Oris M. "Onus Macom?" Norris born 10 Jul 1879. 3.Furman Norris born Nov 1879. 4.Mamie Elizabeth born 22 Oct 1881. 5.Joseph G. "Quoty" born 17 Jan 1884. 6.Elbert Ross born 9 Nov 1885. 7.Mallon Branton "Mahlon Branscom?" born 5 Feb 1888. 8.Irvin Nash born 5 Jul 1890. 9.Erick Leroy born 24 Sep 1893. 10.Sallie Spurgeon "Pudd" born 16 Apr 1896. 11.Ella Catherine born 6 Jun 1900. All children born in Wake Co., NC except Ella Catherine who was born in Arapaho Co., CO.