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Christmas – the American Way

My great grandmother Mary Dean Redfield Norvell’s family came from New England whereas her husband Colonel Freeman Norvell’s family were from Virginia.  As such, when you have ancestors from both the north and south,  you are often curious how they celebrated major holidays … Continue reading

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