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John S. Norvill, James T. Norvill, Lansing

In 1870 Fulton County Illinois, John S. Norvil is 12, James T. Norvill 10, with parents Andrew 40 and Lucy 33, and Mary C. 13.

John proved up a quarter in 27, 3S 43W in 1892. 

In 1880 Fulton County, Handy A. Norville is 51, Lucy 43, with Mary C. 23 and James T. 20. a farm hand. Thanks to J.K. Martin

James cash-claimed a quarter in 35, 3S 43W in 1891.


The 1900 census of Fulton County has James Norvill Dec 1859, married 17 years to Ella June 1864, with Ethel Feb 1884, Bertha April 1886,, Gertie Dec 1889, Verna Dec 1891, Chester Aug 1895, and James Jan 1899. All were born in Illinois.

James Thomas Norvill, per # 70935568, is buried in Whittier, California, 1859-1950. "Married Elmira Kepler November 29, 1883 in Fulton County, Illinois. Children: Ethel Norvill, Bertha Norvill, Gertia Norvill, Iola Vernice Norvill, Chester R. Norvill,Karl Norville." Chester Ray Norville 1895-1984 is buried in Fulton County # 11063586.


One tree said John married Catherine Sarah Pumyea in 1885 Fulton COunty, and then a Monfort in California. 1861-1947, mother Jones, father Pumyea. The tree said she was born 1861 and died Octo 12, 1947 in Ventura, California. There's a Catherine Monfort in Geeley Colorado in 1920, married but no spouse, doing housework, rooming with Clara Pearson and her brother Frank Crawford.

In 1940 Ventura County, California, Catherine Monfort is 78 widowed ?, born in Illinois, living alone.

In 1870 Knox County, Illinois, Luther Pumyea is 40, Eleanor 30, Luther 10, Catherine 9, Flora 7, and Emma 3.

In 1880 Fulton County, Luther is married to Elizabeth, 32. With them are William 16 and Frank three months. Next household is Catharine Pumyea 81, with "Laura" 17 granddaughter, so Eleanor musht have died.

In 1920 Riverside County, California, John S. Norville 61, born in Illinois, is farming, widowed.

When Lloyd Norville registered, he said he was born at Boulder Feb 5, 1891. - he was living in Prescott, Arizona, farming at Blythe California, married.

In 1900 Boulder County, Colorado, John S. Norville born Aug 1858 in Illinois, married 15 years to Katherine May 1861 Illinois, have Lucy Aug 1887 Nebraska, Nina F. Nov 1888 Colorado, Lloyd Feb 1891 Colorado, and Bernice Aug 1895 COlorado.' In 1910 Weld County, Colorado, Catherine S. Norvill is widowed 49, born in Illinois, married 25 years, with four kids - all living. Lloyd P. is 19, Bernice is 14, both born in Colorado.

The 1917 Riverside, California directory has John S. Norvill (Nida M.) as a rancher. The 1920 Yavapai County, Arizona census has Lloyd Norville 29, born in Colorado, with Nida 29 in Kansas. Jackson 3 and Willa 1, both born in California.p> In 1940 Riverside County, Lloyd Norville is 49, farming, with Nida, 49, Jackson 23, Dorothy 18, Beverly 16, Bruce 11, and Lloyd Roderick son, all kids born in California.

1907 Wray "C.W. Broadsword, of Hale, was a visitor in this city Wednesday."

Lucy Norville married John Broadsword April 13, 1907, recorded in Kit Carson County. 1910 Goff (Kit Carson County ( niutems "John Broadsword is putting up a fine milk house for summer use."

In 1910 Kit Carson County, John Broadsword, 26 born in Kansas and Lucy 24, Colorado have been married four years, with Mildred 2 and Margaret ten months.

April 1910 Kit Carson County, Colorado "Mrs. George W. Broadsword returned from Kirwin, Kansas, where she has been caring for her mother-in-law who died on April 7."

"Mrs. Broadsword, mother of J.A. and G.W. Broadsword, died at Kirwin Kansas, the seventh."

They're in Kit Carson County in 1920 and 1930, and in Lane County Oregon in 1940. # 5720450 has Lucy E. )Norville) Broadsword - Aug 15, 18888 - JUly 26, 1961 buried in Eugene, Orewgon.

1922 Kit Carson County plat book "Broadsword, John, Farmer, S. 17, T. 6, R. 43, P. O. Burlington. Mr. Broadsword was born in Kansas in 1883, settled in the County in 1906, and married Lucy Norville. They have four children. " When John registered for WWII in Eugene, he said he was born April 16, 1883 in Kirwin, Kansas

In 1947 Eugene, Nina is "wid John" July 1961 Eugene Oregon " Lucy E. Broadsword of 267 1/2 West 12th Avenue passed away at a local hospital July 26, 1961. She was born at Haigler, Nebraska August 15, 1888. Her husband, John died in 1944. She is survived by 4 children: Lloyd J. of Winston, Oregon, Mildred James and Dorothy Branstitre, both of Eugene, Margaret Scott of Portland; a brother, Lloyd Norville and a sister, Bernice Jones, both of Riverside, California; 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral will be held in the Poole-Larsen Chapel Monday, July 31, 1961 at 10:30 a.m. (Daylight), Dr. Clarence Forsberg officiating. Interment at West Lawn. Eugene Rebekah Lodge will participate in services.

"Ruth {Broadsword} Winston, curently lives at Valley View Nursing Home John Day, Oregon. Ruth's father, Jake Broadsword, was my great-grandfather's brother. Ruth married Henry Winston in Colorado. They all moved to Oregon in 1933 or 1934. Ruth's branch of the family settled in Prineville, Oregon and my branch in Eugene, Oregon. Ruth and Hank came to Eugene as well. Hank died in 1977. Ruth lived on Grant St in Eugene until she moved to John Day in 2005." - J. Broadsword - 2008

"Nina Norvill and Frank E. Winegar "two of Burlington's most popular young people. .. Miss Norvill is one of Kit Carson county's best school teachers and a leader in society among the younger set. Mr. Winegar is one of Burlington's young business men, being at present vice-president of the Burlington Mercantile Company. " January 1910.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Frank E. 30, born in Iowa, is still in mercantile, second marriage to Nina F.. 21, born in Colorado. They're living with Frank's cousin Joseph Winegar, a real estate agent and his wife and four kids. NINA (Winegar, 1960) EML 34" They're in Kit Carson County in 1920 and 1930, and in the Omaha 1941 city directory, real estate
To perpetuate the memory of Mrs. Nina Winegar, founding spirit and first president of our Colorado Iris Society -- AIS Region 20 -- this plant has been chosen from the many fine seedlings she developed. Sturdy, well-branched stems support the blocky deep blue flowers. Deep Dauphine violet according to the color chart, the color is strong and pleasing. Attracted much favorable comment when shown last year at the annual AIS meeting in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. HC '59

Bernice Norvelle married Theodore C. Mosher in Golden Colorado October 21, 1929. (there were four Mosher individuals claiming land in the same township -3S 43W.)

This was a second marriage for Theodore - he had married Josephine Armstrong in Jackson County, Colorado in 1919.

Muriel Evelyn Hoover, born Jan 27, 1916 in Colorado - father Johnes, mother Norville, died Nov 14, 1980 in Los Angeles County.

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