The Norcross Family Tree
Richard Norcross, 1660 to 1745
Rose Woodward Norcross, 1659 to 1694
Hannah Sanders Norcross, abt 1665 to 1743
Richard was a shoemaker in Weston, adjacent to Watertown.
Richard Norcross, the second son of Richard, married in 1686 Rose Woodward by whom he had three children. He married again in 1690 Hannah Sanders. He was a shoemaker and settled in Weston, which had been set off from Watertown.
This seems to be the first scattering of the Norcross family.
He had a large family of eleven children, eight sons and three daughters. His sons settled in different parts of the Massachusetts and Connecticut . John settled at Sudbury, Samuel at Durham, Connecticut, Jeremiah at Lunenburg, George at Brookfield, Peter at Mendon, William at Shrewsbury.
He sold his Estate in Weston, which contained four acres, to his son Joseph in 1743
when 83 years old. He died in 1745, aged 85, in Durham.
He served in the military expeditions into Lower Canada.
|Parents:||Richard Norcross||Richard Norcrosse|
|Mary Brooks Norcrosse|
|Rose Woodward Norcross (1)||Henry Brooks|
|Susanna Bradford Brooks|
|Hannah Sanders Norcross (2)||unknown|
|Children:||Richard Norcross (1)||30 Dec 1687||1724|
|Samuel Norcross (1)||14 Oct 1689||1724|
|Abilgail Norcross (1)||11 Jul 1692||Bet 1722 & 1732|
|John Norcross (2)||28 Dec 1696||1741, in Cuban War|
|Hannah Norcross (2)||16 Feb 1698||unknown|
|Joseph Norcross (2)||1 Jul 1701||27 Mar 1789|
|Jeremiah Norcross (2)||2 Jul 1703||unknown|
|George Norcross (2)||22 Aug 1705||1746|
|Rose (Ruth) Norcross (2)||20 Mar 1707||unknown|
|Peter Norcross (2)||28 Sep 1710||1777|
|William Norcross (2)||14 Mar 1714||abt. 1775|
Copyright 2004, Philip Norcross Gross
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