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Bessie Norris

Female 1897 - 1973  (75 years)


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  • Name Bessie Norris  [1
    Gender Female 
    Born 4 October 1897  Virginia, Cass Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 6 July 1973  Moline, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 9 July 1973  Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I74048  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 January 2009 

    Father John Flavel Norris,   b. 17 December 1871, Mount Sterling, Brown Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 January 1936, Virginia, Cass Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Henrietta Sours,   b. 25 December 1876, Chandlerville, Cass Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1961, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F51642  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Edwin M Dyer,   b. 11 November 1895, Jamestown, ? Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 October 1970, Moline, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 February 1917  Rock Island, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Edward C Dyer
     2. Dyer
     3. Delbert H Dyer
     4. Carl Dyer
     5. Doris Dyer
    Family ID F51556  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: From Obituary
      CEMETERY: Fairmount---Davenport, Iowa
      OBITUARY: The Argus---Rock Island, Illinois
      6 Jul 1973---Page 6
      Mrs. Dyer, past city resident, dies at age 75
      Mrs. Edwin Dyer, 75, former resident of Rock Island, died today at Moline Lutheran Hospital.
      For the past four months, Mrs. Dyer had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Richard E. Landreville, in Reynolds.
      Funeral services for Mrs. Dyer will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at the Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport.
      The Rev. Edward P. Nelson, pastor of the First Lutheran Church, Rock Island, will officate.
      Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Sunday.
      The former Bessie Norris, a daughter of John and Henrietta Sours Norris, she was born Oct. 4, 1897, in Virginia, Ill. At the age of 17, she moved to Davenport. She also lived in Detroit for seven years and in Aledo for a year before moving to Rock Island.
      She was married to Edwin Dyer Feb 2, 1917, in Rock Island. He died Oct. 3, 1970.
      In addition to her daughter in Reynolds, other survivors are two sons, Edward C. Dyer, Rock Island, and Delbert H. Dyer, Davenport; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and five brothers, Riley Norris, Davenport, and Earl, Wilbur, Garland and James Norris, Virginia. She also was preceded in death by a daughter and two sons. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1966] GEDCOM file titled “William Robert Moffitt Geneaology.GED”, from Chuck Sours.


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