Port Norris Legends

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Legends of Port Norris

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William Dallas
d. 1788

Port Norris was formerly known as "Dallas' Ferry" after William Dolles Dallas, a farmer who found that he could float cordwood up the Delaware River to Philadelphia. He established a ferry business and soon added hay farming and shipping. Read more...

He was married to Rebecca Lore (1738-98) with whom he had one son, Jonathan, and four daughters, Ann, Sarah, Rebecca, and Millicent.

On November 16, 2008, William Dallas was recognized as a Legend of Port Norris.

Sources: Geni.com


Also See

The Maurice River Reaches Project
Peak of Moon Dallas Ferry

The Maurice River Reaches Project
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