Updated: February 6, 2019

Mary Ann Norris

(1819 - 1875)

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Mary Ann Norris
1819 - 1875
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1819
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1875
Australia
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Australia
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Mary Ann Norris was born in 1819. She was born to Moss William Norris and Elizabeth Daw Norris. She died in 1875 in Australia at 56 years old. We know that Mary Ann Norris had been residing in Australia.
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Mary Ann Norris passed away in 1875 in Australia at 56 years of age. She was born in 1819. She was born to Moss William Norris and Elizabeth Daw Norris. We know that Mary Ann Norris had been residing in Australia.

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In 1819, in the year that Mary Ann Norris was born, on February 22nd, Spain ceded Florida to the United States. The United States agreed to give up any claims on Spanish Texas and pay Spain $5,000,000. Called the Adams–Onís Treaty of 1819, it lasted only 183 days - until Spain recognized the independence of Mexico.

In 1845, when she was 26 years old, on January 23rd, the US Congress created a uniform date for federal elections. From that date on, they were held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November - the date when Presidential elections are held currently.

In 1859, she was 40 years old when on April 25th, the Suez Canal Company began construction of the Suez Canal. It took 10 years to complete the canal.

In 1869, when she was 50 years old, on February 5th, prospectors in Victoria, Australia, discovered the biggest loose gold nugget ever found. Known as the "Welcome Stranger", it was discovered only 1.2 inches below ground and weighed a whopping 214.1 lbs. It would be worth over $4 million today.

In 1875, in the year of Mary Ann Norris's passing, on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

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