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    John Norwood

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    • 7th Great-grandfather of Jesse James — 10th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 954 
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    • ABT 1603 
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    • Wykeham, Spalding, Lincolnshire, England 
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    • Harry Newman in his "To Maryland from Overseas" states the following about John Norwood:

      “John Norwood who emigrated to Anne Arundel Co. 1650 from Virginia was born 1605 at Wykeham Abby, Lincolnshire, and was the son of Tyringham Norwood (1576-1625) at Wykeham, Spaulding, Linc. - REF: Professional English research commissioned in 1961 by Norwood descendant.”

      This "professional" research is what links John Norwood of Virginia to Tyringham Norwood of England. More evidence is needed to solidify the link.

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  • Sources for John Norwood

    • 1 Bannerman, W. Bruce, ed., Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica: Fourth Series, London: Mitchell, Huges, and Clarke (1910), Vol. III, Page 176.
    • 2 Doliante, Sharon J., Maryland and Virginia Colonials: Genealogies of Some Colonial Families, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company (1991), 361.
    • 3 Newman, Harry Wright, To Maryland from Overseas: A Complete Digest of the Jacobite Loyalists Sold into White Slaver y in Maryland and . . ., Annapolis: Harry Wright Newman (1982), 130.
    • 4 Warfield, Joshua Dorsey, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland: A Genealogical and Biographical R eview . . ., Baltimore, Maryland: Kohn and Pollock (1905), 161.