- Deborah Johnson
Norsworthy, Naomi (29 September 1877–25 December 1916), psychologist and educator, was born in New York City, the daughter of Samuel B. Norsworthy, a mechanical engineer, and Eve Ann Modridge. Norsworthy’s parents had emigrated from England a few years before her birth. Her mother was a member of the Plymouth Brethren and instilled the values of simplicity, organization, discipline, and service in her children. Norsworthy, who never married, maintained a close relationship with her mother throughout her life....