I’ve been deep into the weeds lately, organizing the first two generations of Bembrys. It’s more or less like herding cats, particularly when it comes to Williams. I wrote previously about how I had mixed up Miles Bembry II and William Bembry I. To be fair, I wasn’t the only one: their estate files were […]
In which my 5th great-grandfather lives life to the fullest.
Finally getting back to writing about old Miles Bembry! The previous post, taking his biography up to 1810 can be found here. It ended with Miles’ purchases of several tracts of land in Edgecombe County in preparation for his move there. By September, 1810, Miles and his wife Nancy Ann Bryan had settled just north […]
Originally posted on A Long Way to Tennessee:
About a year ago, I embarked on a major genealogy closet-cleaning that is still in progress. Like many beginning genealogists, I had been overly enthusiastic about adding people, facts, and media to my tree. While I have always been very careful about adding information from other people’s…
I’ve completely overhauled the blog and moved it to WordPress. In the process, I updated and edited all the posts, and changed the navigation scheme so that hopefully content will be easier to find. I’ve also added a photo album with some great old photos I recently received from a relative. Unfortunately, I am no […]