Transcribed and Edited
by Paul W. Lemasters
Copyright by Paul W. Lemasters
NORRIS, Obediah (#553). When
Received: Feb. 1, 1842; Crime: Manslaughter, From What County:
Claibourn (sic); Age: 25; Occupation: Ferryman; Sentence: 3
years; Where Born: Tennessee; When Discharged: Jan 16, 1845;
By What Authority: Pardoned Under the Act of 1836. SOURCE: Convict
Records, 1831-1874. Volume 86, Record Group 25. Tennessee S(ate
Library and Archives. Prison Records, Volume 83-87, RG 25, Microfilm
No. 32. Obadiah NORRIS from Claiborne County. Sentence 3 years
from February 1st 1842. Crime: Manslaughter Rec'd February 1st
1842. He is 25 years old, 5 ft 8 in. high, weighs, 174 lbs.
Born & brought up in Granger C[ount]y, Tenn on Bull Run
2 Miles from John CHESNEY's Mill. Has a wife & one Child
living at Boon Creek Forge in Claiborne C[ount]y. He has sandy
hair, black eyes, fair skin. Has worked 3 years at Boon Creek
Forge in the employ of J. FRAZIER. [No mention of discharge
or death]. SOURCE: Convict Record Book. 1831-1842. Record Group
25. Volume 45. Tennessee State Library and Archives Microfilm.
Prison Records, RG 25. Roll No. 23, page 126.
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