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Henry Embry Sr. (1672 - 1762)

Colonel Henry Embry Sr.
Born in North Cumberland, Colony of Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1694 in Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brunswick, Colony of Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 14 May 2013
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Biography

Henry Embry was born in 1672 in Ireland or the Virginia Colony.

He was probably born in the Virginia Colony. Henry served in the House of Burgesses from Brunswick County, Virginia, 1736 through 1740.[1]

His will is dated July 14, 1762, and was proved September 26, 1763.[2] His will mentions:

Martha, his wife
Mary Embry, his granddaughter (daughter of his son Henry, Jr., who had already passed away)
Sarah Embry, granddaughter
Henry Masitt[sic], grandson
Henry Hewitt, grandson
Mary Meacit[sic], granddaughter
Martha Hewitt, granddaughter
Elizabeth Embry, daughter-in-law
William Embry, grandson, and his sisters, Ermin, Martha and Elizabeth

Sources

  1. Torrence, William Clayton, "Thomas and William Branch of Henrico and Some of their Descendants." William and Mary College quarterly historical magazine. Williamsburg, Va. :William and Mary College,; College of William and Mary. Volume v. 25 (1916-17), p. 116. Retrieved October 24, 2018, from https://archive.org/details/williammarycolle2519will/page/116?q=will+of+colonel+henry+embry+in+brunswick+county+virginia
  2. Virginia Will Records. Brunswick County Will and Deed Abstracts, pp 59-60. Retrieved October 24, 2018, from Ancestry.com https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/48444/VAWillRecords-001915-24 microfilm pp 74-75.
  • https://www.geni.com/people/Col-Henry-Embry/6000000009439660953
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  • Source: S1 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Ancestry Family Tree Certainty: 0 http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=87845795&pid=447
  • Source: S1658871532 Repository: Ancestry.com; Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Ancestry Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=4151977&pid=1897


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