Pictures Courtesy of Dorothy Harris-Allen, Steven M. Cross and Ken Todd, Gayle Houghton, Maisie Jordan, Amity Jordan, and Rachael Moore
Michael son of George & Mary (Stevens) Norman, brother of Eliza, Joseph Dow and Marcus. Michael married Cora Stevens. They had no children. He later married Elizabeth Hamsbury-Nickles. To this union six children were born, Mary Ellen, George Henry, Marinda, John, Alonzo, James.
First Marriage to Marcellus Larry Hackley
Eliza is the daughter of George & Mary (Stevens) Norman, sister to Michael, Joseph Dow and Marcus. Eliza Norman married Marcellus Larry Hackley. Marcellus was a barber. To this union seven children were born, Ora Belle, Ret, George, Nancy, Effie Mae, James and Gustave.
JOSEPH DOW NORMAN
First Marriage to Seville Harper
Joseph Dow Norman the son of George and Mary (Stevens) Norman, brother to Michael, Eliza and Marcus. He married Seville Harper. Seville is the daughter of John Harper and Elizabeth McKee. To this union three sons were born, George Edward, John and William. (He later married Mary Thompson Harding. They had three daughters, Emma, Mary (Molly) and Lucinda).
JOSEPH DOW NORMAN
(Second Marriage to Mary Harding-Thompson)
JOSEPH DOW Norman son of George and Mary (Stevens) Norman married Mary Harding Thompson. Mary was born in 1849. She is the daughter of John Harding and Malina Lett. (Mary is a cousin to Warren Harding, the 29th President of the United States). Mary is the former wife of George Thompson and the mother of Minnie and Permila (Tess) Thompson. Joseph Dow Norman has three sons, George, John and William from a previous marriage. To the union of Joseph Dow and Mary (Harding-Thompson) three daughters were born, Emma, Mary (Molly) and Lucinda.
Marcus is the son of George & Mary (Stevens) Norman, brother of Michael, Eliza and Joseph Dow. Marcus married Harriette Flowers. To this union four children were born, Celestie, Andrew, John and Gale.
Second Marriage to Martha Anderson-Taylor
Marcus son of George and Mary Stevens Norman later married Martha (Anderson-Taylor) in 1922. Martha is daughter of John Anderson and Elizabeth Table. No children.
Joseph Dow & Marcus Norman
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