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John Frederick Norris

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Picture of John Frederick Norris in his twenties. Believed he was living in Georgia, but lived in New York in his later years. About John Frederick Norris: There is a letter in the family genealogy w ... show more

Picture of John Frederick Norris in his twenties. Believed he was living in Georgia, but lived in New York in his later years.

About John Frederick Norris

There is a letter in the family genealogy written by Sarah Norris Boice that tells of young Freddie's first meeting of General Longstreet, a famous neighbor he would get to know. After his mother, Ms. Boice introduced the General, Freddie politely requested the General's autograph and handed him a thin piece of paper. The letter described how the General put down his ear horn, placed the pencil on the paper, and carefully signed it with the hand/arm he had injured in the war. That autograph is still part of the family history papers. ...more about John Frederick Norris

Salena Thomas He looks EXACTLY like my Grandpa Norris when he was young! Could you please tell me more about him and his family? thanks!
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