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Hugh Norvell
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1767
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1848
Barren County
Kentucky, USA

Mr. Norvell was a very well known man in the Freedom
area. He has decendants living in Barren Co.

Hugh was the son of Captain John Norvell of Hanover Virginia, who married a daughter of Moses Lipscomb, and the brother of Lt Lipscomb Norvell of Virginina,the grandson of Corporal George Norvell and Sarah Holdcroft, the gr grandson of Capt Hugh Norvell and Sara Besouth of Williamsburg who was known for his service in the Colonial War, served as a vestryman at Bruton Church in 1694, 1697, 1704, and 17101715.Pew No. 7 in Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg has a plaque honoring Captain Hugh Norvell, he and his wife are also buried in the basement of the church. The Church has been restored to the colonial era, and name plates on its box pews commemorate famous worshippers from the time, including George Washington, James Madison, John Tyler, Benjamin Harrison, Patrick Henry, and Thomas Jefferson. The church still uses a bell cast in 1761, which rang to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783, marking the end of the American Revolutionary War.

He and his wife Susannah H were blessed with the following children:


Elizabeth H Norvill (Norvell) 1795
John R. Norvell 1796 1878
S Lipscomb Norvill 1799
Hugh Norvell 1799 1860
Thomas G. Norvell 1801 1875
Edmund Moses Norvell 1803 1838
William A. Norvell 1808
Susanah R. Norvell 1810
Moses Lewis Norvell First Lt. 1812 1862

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Norvell (1724 - 1805)
 
 Spouse:
  Susanna H Norvell (1771 - 1846)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth; H Norvell Lyons (1795 - ____)*
  John R. Norvell (1796 - 1878)*
  Thomas G Norvell (1801 - 1875)*
  Edmund Moses Norvell (1803 - 1838)*
  Hugh Norvell (1806 - ____)*
  Moses Lewis Norvell (1812 - 1862)*
 
 Sibling:
  Lipscomb Norvell (1756 - 1843)*
  Hugh Norvell (1767 - 1848)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lyon Cemetery
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: South center of cemetery
 
Maintained by: GL
Originally Created by: James Henry Richey
Record added: Apr 12, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5358189
Hugh Norvell
Added by: James Henry Richey
 
Hugh Norvell
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Added by: James Henry Richey
 
 
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 Added: Mar. 15, 2015

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