Category Archives: Elbert Hubbard

Stories from the family Vault

Families often have stories that are not shared with younger members, one such story concerned my grandfather.     My grandfather Hamilton Redfield Norvell was born in Detroit in 1863, when his father died in 1881 leaving the family with … Continue reading

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Moving to the Country

About 1905 my grandfather Hamilton Redfield Norvell moved his family from Buffalo to the small village of South Wales, New York. It was about this time that he took a position as head printer at the Roycroft in East Aurora. … Continue reading

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At the Roycroft

About 1904, my grandfather , Hamilton Redfield Norvell and his family moved to South Wales, New York. He had taken a new position as one of the chief printers at the Roycroft in East Aurora.   Hamilton came from a … Continue reading

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