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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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Suicide at Niagara Falls II — Did she do it?

In the wake of initial reports of Isabella Norvell Miller’s death, the Buffalo Commercial Advertiser reported “A lady, answering to the description of Mrs. Miller, left this city for the east in the express train yesterday morning, and that there … Continue reading

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