Author Archives: David Stembridge

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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a little more Stembridge Gun Rentals History

SHORTLY AFTER THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, James Stembridge left his East Coast home and went to Los Angeles to seek his fortune. Somewhere around 1913 he met up with Cecil B. DeMille and landed a job helping him make a war … Continue reading

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Hunting Days

October 2008: Dylan and I have been involved with archery for the past 3 years. We have really enjoyed the competition, and fun that goes along with it. Actually, Dylan does the competition, I coach. This is the first year … Continue reading

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Interesting Stories

I just posted 2 stories (not written by me) that share a little more about Marion Wesley Stembridge, that shed a little more light on who he was, and what he did. There’s actually a story going on currently involving … 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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Total Eclipse in Georgia!

Tonight we watched a total eclipse, at about 10pm eastern standard time. There’s a good article by the below on the eclipse. Enjoy learning! View the Total Lunar Eclipse of Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008 Mon, 02/18/2008 – 9:52am Georgians … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Waynesboro!

from our humble abode in the deep south, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas. I’m sure everyone has great memories of relatives living in far away lands, and the looong drives there. As a child growing up … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope everyone has had a wonderful Thanksgiving. At home in Waynesboro, we had 4 families over to celebrate, and enjoy time together. There was a wonderful meal as well!We are all so thankful to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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This evening, we had a couple of visitors walk down our street, to our home. They had visited once before. These young men were “elders” from the Church of Latter Day Saints, commonly known as Mormons. We had a nice … Continue reading

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just whar is Waynesboro?

We live in what many folks refer to as “rural Georgia” but don’t let that fool ya! We are blessed beyond measure even in the small towns in Georgia. Our town is referred to as the “Bird Dog Capitol of … 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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Stembridge Gun Rentals

a collection from their PAST… Stembridge Gun rentals of Hollywood, California, was formed in about 1920 by James Stembridge and Cecil B. DeMille to supply guns to the movie industry. The company is still in existence and is currently being … Continue reading

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Bridport, Dorset, England

picture from 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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