Category Archives: Nicaragua

Lipscomb Norvell – Rev War Soldier

LIPSCOMB NORVELL (born, Hanover County, Virginia, September 1756 -died in Nashville, Tennessee March 2, 1843) entered the Continental Army on August 7, 1777. He fought in the Battles of Brandywine, Trenton, and Monmouth. He was taken prisoner by the British … Continue reading

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My Cousin the Dictator of Nicaragua

Actually, he was my first cousin 3 times removed to be precise. Thus he was my great grandfather’s first cousin. How many people can make that statement? Further he was executed by a firing squad in 1860 in Honduras. On … Continue reading

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