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Henry Norwood (1795-1840)
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Born: Abt 1795 South Carolina. 1
Married: Aletha Caperton (1802-1838) the daughter of George Caperton (--) .
Died: 14 Jul 1840 Jackson County Alabama.
Buried: Kyle & McCord Cemetery, Jackson County Alabama.
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General John Norwood
Abt 1750-1798
Samuel Norwood
Abt 1774-Aft 1840
Jane Pickens
Abt 1755-Aft 1800
Henry Norwood
Abt 1795-14 Jul 1840

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Spouse and Children

      Aletha Caperton


Brothers and Sisters

...The senior Mr. Norwood was in the War of 1812, and held the rank of lieutenant. He came to Jackson County in 1820, and here was an extensive planter and slave owner. He took a prominent part in the Indian wars of his time, holding the rank of captain in the Creek War and colonel in the Seminole War. He subsequently served several terms in both branches of the State Legislature, where he acquitted himself with the highest honor, and to the entire satisfaction of his constituency. He died in 1840, holding the rank of Major-General of the militia.1 2

Sources:

  1. Northern Alabama, Historical and Biographical
  2. American state papers : documents, legislative and executive, of the Congress of the United States