Category Archives: Genealogy

Henry Hansell Stembridge, Jr.

I’ve been researching some of the history of the Stembridges’ in Waynesboro, since I live in Waynesboro! One of the ones that I’ve read about was Henry Hansell Stembridge, Jr. He traces back on Thomas Baker Stembridge’s line, and that makes us … Continue reading

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the Stembridge Farm, Baldwin Co. Georgia

This past weekend, my older brother Ed and I drove over to the ol’ property with my Dad. He didn’t remember going out there, which made it all the more reason to go! He used his camera to take a … Continue reading

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Marion Stembridge murders rocked 1950s Milledgeville

written by Jonathan Jackson The Union-Recorder September 05, 2008 09:42 pm Peter Dexter won the National Book Award for fiction in 1988 for his novel “Paris Trout”. The book was later adapted into a screenplay, and a 1991 movie version … Continue reading

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Milledgeville: A Real Page-Turner

article written by Carol Clark Special to The Washington Post Sunday, August 10, 2003; P01 “I was there the day Marion Stembridge came up the stairs, wearing that big coat with a pistol in his pocket.” Bob Green, a 78-year-old … Continue reading

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the “Original” LINE

While the study of Genealogy is always interesting for me, I realize that all roots trace back to the seed of Abraham; and ultimately to the God of Abraham, Issac and Jacob.I understand there are many groups that use genealogy … Continue reading

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Bridport, Dorset, England

picture from FreeFoto.com Bridport, an Anglo-Saxon town made famous by its rope making is the largest town in West Dorset. Such was the fame of Bridport rope that those who ended their days on the gallows were said to have … Continue reading

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Crewkerne, Somerset, England

I received the recent note from Chris Ward – a cousin in Australia, and did a little digging on Crewkerne, and found the following (below) from 1850. There are quite a few Stembridges mentioned. G’day David, I don’t recall getting … Continue reading

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Stembridge Links

The following is a list of various Stembridge Links that I’ve found on the web. Found any not listed? (use contact me above) United States STEMBRIDGES: Roger E. Stembridge’s web page (my Dad) Edward R. Stembridge’s family page (My older … Continue reading

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Clara Idella Stembridge 1874-1904

Photo of stained glass window at First United Methodist Church of Milledgeville, Ga. photo coutesty my Dad, Roger E. Stembridge! Home Again Date: Sep 23, 2003 from: Dr. Roger Stembridge “… Moore’s Funeral Home finally got Grandmother Clara Idella Stembridge … Continue reading

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Stembridge Orgins?

For years, our family has sought to try and uncover the origins of the Stembridge Surname; but generally falls against a brick wall when crossing the ocean. While this is not uncommon; it is not an indication of defeat! With … Continue reading

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Articles that include Stembridges

The Western Speller by John A. Stembridge Stembridge’s “The Western Speller” appeared in 1854. This book was compiled by John A. Stembridge, who was born in Muhlenberg in 1813 and died in Greenville in 1872. He was the only son … Continue reading

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Stembridge Mill

a collection of photographs the above photographs of Stembridge Mill were taken in July 2004 by Ms. Margaret Mounce, who is the Assistant to Property Manager at the Montacute House in South Somerset which is owned by the National Trust … Continue reading

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Stembridge Wills

Abstract of Will of John Stembridge of Lunenburg Co., VA Recorded: 18 Oct 1830 In the name of God amen, I John Stembridge of the county of Lunenburg & state of Va… 1st Just debts be paid… Item My son … Continue reading

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Stembridge Letters

– notes I’ve received from Stembridges all around the world… From: Margaret Mounce from Southern Wales Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 David hi, I took the pics, a couple of months ago, it’s a really pretty place. Stembridge is a … Continue reading

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Stembridge Land Deeds

As far as I know there are physical copies of the land deeds at the court house in Hancock Co., Ga.  GA GENWEb page  will have Hancock County information. The following information is from “Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, … Continue reading

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Stembridges in the Military

USAREUR Public Affairs July 21, 2003 V Corps engineers patrol river in Saddam’s hometown Story and photos by Jayme Loppnow, 130th Engineer Brigade Public Affairs Pfc. Laura Stembridge of V Corps 502nd Engineer Company, 565th Engineer Battalion, keeps a close … Continue reading

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Marion Wesley Stembridge

Marion Stembridge was a respected as a grocery store owner, but he made his real money by being a banker and a loan shark. He had made almost a million dollars off of forcing poor people to pay outrageous sums … Continue reading

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Stembridge Road, Baldwin Co. Georgia

From:Roger W. Stembridge, Jr.. June 14, 1999 Stembridge road was also engineered by my father, Roger W. Stembridge, Sr. Daddy was a West Point Graduate, fought in W.W.I and W.W.II. He engineered the road about the start of W.W.II so … Continue reading

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Old Devereaux, Ga

Monday 2/2/99 from: David Stembridge In East Hancock Co., there is a town that has declined in population through the years. There once were several Hotels, 3 Doctors, a Cotton Mill, and many other businesses. Devereaux still has an active … Continue reading

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Stembridge Finds and Folklore

Monday 1/11/99 from: Dr. Roger E. Stembridge Sunday afternoon, I found the place where our ancestors settled in Hancock County, a place called Sylvan Hill. Old maps spell it as Sylvian Hill. It is located only a few miles from … Continue reading

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