Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Daily Democrat
Thursday, December 19, 1918
Mrs. Anna Norris, Resident
of Boggstown, Died at the
Home of Daughter
          Mrs. Anna Norris,  widow of  Alfred Norris,  died at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Elmore H. Lee,  in Indianapolis, at 4:30 o'clock this morning, from heart trouble and infirmities incident to her advanced age.  She was about 80 years of age and had lived the greater part of her life as a resident of Sugar Creek township.
          The deseased was born in Sugar Creek township and lived in Boggstown with her daughter,  Miss Catherine Norris.  She had spent last winter and intended spending the coming winter with her daughter, Mrs. Lee, in Indianapolis.  She had been in poor health for some time and her death was not unexpected.  She was very well knonw thruout the western part of the county and her death removes a splendid woman from the community.
          Stewart & Fix, undertakers, were called to Indianapolis to prepare the body for burial and funeral and burial arrangements will be announced later.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday July 29, 1909
Page 6 column 4
          Keziah Larue was born December 21, 1819, in Hamilton County, Ohio. She died July 17, 1909, at Indianapolis.  Her age was eighty-nine years, six months and twenty-six days.  On November 8, 1840, she was married to  Andrew Norris, and to this union eight children were born - four boys and four girls, of whom six are living:  William H. Norris, of Shelbyville, Indiana;  Hannah E. Peak,  Martha A. Winterrowd,  Robert B. Norris,  Margaret J. Hogue  and  Mary L. Bone, all of Indianapolis, Indiana.  Two boys died in infancy.  There are fifteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.  She leaves one brother, Mose Larue, of Glendale, Ohio aged ninety-two years, and one sister Jane Vorris, of Mason, Illinois, aged eighty-three years.
          She was reared a Presbyterian, but on moving to this state she united with the Methodist church at Norristown, Indiana, having been a member since 1867.  She was left a widow on November 1, 1860.  She was again married July 15th, 1869, to  Joseph Paugh.  To this union there were no children.  She was again left a widow on November 26, 1886.  Ten years ago she broke up her home which she had kept for more than three score years, and has since made her home with her children, dying at the home of her daughter,  Martha, at 1604 Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis.
Norristown Cemetery
Keziah Norris 1819 - 1909 
Andrew Norris L. 1811 - 1860
Submitted by Barb Huff for  Joann

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