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Margaret Norvell – “True, Steady, Unfailing”

Margaret Norvell was a pioneer in American Life. Born Margaret Celeste Dimitry Ruth, February 11 1860 in Washington D.C.  In 1883, she married Louis Gray Norvell, from a prominent St. Louis family. His brother Saunders Norvell was a very successful … Continue reading

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The Nine Sons of Lt Lipscomb Norvell

William Walker, the Dictator of Nicaragua in 1857, the son of Mary Norvell Walker, was clearly influenced by his family and drawn to politics – he would later become a military leader. During the early 19th century, his family in … Continue reading

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