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Robert Edgar Norwood (1892-1974)
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Born: 15 Jan 1892 Carroll County Tennessee. 1 2
Married: Pearl Gertrude Bond (1891-1969) the daughter of Robert Franklin Bond (1857-1906) and Sarah Elizabeth Blakeney (1864-1946) on 6 Feb 1911 in Carroll County Tennessee. 4
Died: 27 Jun 1974 Kennett Missouri. 2 3
Buried: 29 Jun 1974 Oak Grove Cemetery Carroll County Tennessee. 2
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Thomas Jefferson Norwood
8 May 1842-7 Mar 1933
William Wesley Norwood
9 May 1869-9 Nov 1921
Married: 2 Jan 1866
Emily Elizabeth Pinkston
28 May 1842-29 Jun 1921
Robert Edgar Norwood
15 Jan 1892-27 Jun 1974
Married: 26 Jan 1891
William Taylor Boyd
4 Apr 1849-27 Sep 1925
Jennette Florence Boyd
30 Jan 1875-28 Jun 1938
Married: 1 May 1870
America Elizabeth Robison
13 May 1852-3 Mar 1879

Spouse and Children

       Pearl Gertrude Bond

Brothers and Sisters

Robert registered for the draft in World War I, but was never inducted. He was elected constable of Carroll County Tennessee in 1931.

Robert became a Mason in 1920. In 1936 he was elected worshipful master of the Hollow Rock Lodge. He was presented his 50 year pin in 1970 along with Gordon Browning, former governor of Tennessee.

MASONS PICK OFFICERS HOLLOW ROCK. Tenn, Dee. II (Spl) Members of the Hollow Rock Mason Lodge, which is located located at Buena Vista, have elected officers as follows: R. E. Norwood, worshipful master: W. M. May. senior warden; J. E. Smothers, Junior warden; L. R. Allen, tiler; L.L. Morris, senior deacon; M. G. Bowers, Junior deacon; J. M. Robinson, chaplain: W. A. Butler, treasurer, and W. J. Allen, secretary.

Carroll Singers Name Officers HUNTINGDON, Tenn. The Carroll County Singing Convention Convention at its annual fall meeting at Huntingdon High School Auditorium, elected Claude Davis president for the 1962-63 year. Other officers elected are: Martin May, vice-president, and Mrs. Claude Davis, secretary-treasurer. Committee chairman are Pat Cox, Owen Webb, Willis Brandon, Robbie Norwood and Ed Glisson Rodney Chandler was elected pianist and Miss Mozelle Jones assistant pianist.

SERVICES FOR ROBERT NORWOOD JUNE 29 Services for Robert E. (Robbie) Norwood, 83, were held Saturday, June 29, 2 p.m. at Dilday Funeral Home with burial in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Buena Vista, with Masonic services held at the grave by Hollow Rock Lodge. Mr. Norwood, a retired carpenter, died Thursday at Kennett, Mo. He was a member of the Baptist Church, a member of the Hollow Rock Masonic Lodge and a member of the Eastern Star. His wife, Mrs. Pearl Norwood died in 1969. He formally lived in Huntingdon until moving to Kennett to live with a daughter. Surviving are four sons, Paul Norwood and Ray Norwood, both of Union City, Wade Norwood of Prattville, Ala. And Ralph Norwood of Dyersburg; a daughter, Mrs. Jimmy Heath of Kennett, MO.; and a sister, Mrs. America Abbott of Oak Ridge. Rev. Fred Price of McKenzie officiated5 6 7 8


  1. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909
  2. Death Certificate of Robert E. Norwood, Dunklin County,Missouri File no. 74-015094
  3. The Jackson Sun (Jackson, Tennessee) ¨ Fri, Jun 28, 1974 ¨Main Edition ¨ Page 6
  4. Marriage License of Robert Norwood & Pearl Bond, #415
  5. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Card
  6. The Jackson Sun (Jackson, Tennessee) ¨ Fri, Mar 13, 1970 ¨Page 2
  7. The Jackson Sun, 04 Nov 1962, Sun, Page 34
  8. The Tennessean, 01 Jan 1937, Fri, Page 4

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