When Your Ancestor Was Found Under a Cabbage Leaf

Miles Bembry is the first Bembry in America that I have been able to identify. For years, off and on, I’ve been trying to figure out where he came from. I’ve researched online and in libraries. I’ve tried cluster genealogy, researching his neighbors, business associates and probable former slaves. His origins remain a complete mystery. […]

An Earlier Bembry?

I recently visited the Local History room at the Arlington County public library just to see what might be available there. The area of North Carolina in which Miles Bembry lived was originally the Albemarle District of Virginia. Many of the residents came from what now call Virginia to North Carolina. So, I checked the […]

Ann Bryan

  Ann Bryan, wife of Miles Bembry, was born between 1760-1765 in North Carolina. She was a favorite daughter of Needham Bryan and Jerusha Cain, and is mentioned by name in his Needham’s will, dated 1797. She was bequeathed 100 acres in Martin County, NC. NEDAM BRYAN; Martin County will book page 343; 11 March […]