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Norris, Isaac (1701–1766), landowner and politician in America, was born on 3 December 1701 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of fourteen children of Isaac Norris (1671–1735), and his wife, Mary (1674–1748), daughter of Thomas Lloyd, president of the council of Pennsylvania. A lifelong resident of ...


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Penn, Thomas (1702–1775), landowner, was born at Kensington, London, on 8 March 1702, the second son of William Penn (1644–1718), founder of Pennsylvania, and his second wife, Hannah Callowhill (1670–1726). During his childhood the Penn family received little profit from the colony, and ...