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Joseph Allen Norvell
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1845
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1909
Merced
Merced County
California, USA

Joseph Allen Norvell (born January 15, 1846 in Nashville -died February 5, 1909 in Merced, California) attended schools in Nashville, the Franklin Military Institute, and in 1869 moved to California where he taught school in Visalia. From 1869-1879, he worked in the Tulare School system and in 1880 moved to Merced County where he became the Principal of the Merced City Schools. Subsequently he bought a half interest in the Merced Express and became a writer. He was elected County Superintendent of Schools in November 1886. He married on January 22, 1880 Mary Isabella Slinkard (born May 30, 1858 -die d March 30, 1943), the daughter of James Marion Slinkard and Harriet Roberts. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Laurence Norvell (1818 - 1874)
  Laura Jane Sevier Norvell (1825 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Isabella Slinkard Norvell (1858 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Louise Sevier Norvell (1883 - 1973)*
  Nita Norvell Montgomery (1898 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Allen Norvell (1845 - 1909)
  Cornelia Sevier Norvell Payne (1847 - 1917)*
  Aduella Bryant Norvell (1849 - 1917)*
  Moselle Norvell Elliott (1853 - 1927)*
  Lawrence H. Norvell (1855 - 1901)*
  Sarah Woods Norvell Leonard (1857 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Jenorv
Record added: Nov 18, 2010
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Joseph Allen Norvell
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We Salute You Sir!Descendants of Gen. John Sevier, hero during American Revolution and first governor of Tennessee.
- ~SEVIER FAMILY DESCENDANTS~
 Added: Aug. 26, 2012

- Bill Grimm
 Added: Jan. 29, 2011
 
 
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