Embree Family

Top Row, Left to Right: Beulah Embree Sanford, Harvey Embree, Russell Embree 2nd Row, seated, Left to Right: John Brown Sanford (child) John A. Sanford, Tennessee...

Embree Family

2010 Book Signing

I will be giving a brief talk and signing books at the Bell County Museum in Belton, Texas this spring. This event is currently scheduled for Saturday March 20th,...

2010 Book Signing

Tandem Lives

This image from the cover of Tandem Lives, forthcoming in April 2009.  The book is now advertised in the Spring/Summer Catalogue from the University of Tennessee Press–...

Tandem Lives

Tennessee Embree

Tennessee Keys Embree, the second wife of Dr. John W. Embree, born Carroll County, Arkansas, 1840 A copy of this original photograph is in the Embree collection...

Tennessee Embree

Tennie and Beulah

1914, Belton, Texas.

Tennie and Beulah

Beulah Embree

Beulah Embree, aged 12, 1877

Beulah Embree
Embree Family

Embree Family

Top Row, Left to Right: Beulah Embree Sanford, Harvey Embree, Russell Embree
2nd Row, seated, Left to Right:
John Brown Sanford (child) John A. Sanford, Tennessee Embree, Gillian Embree, John W. Embree, John Embree, Jr (standing)
Erma Sanford seated on the floor

Recent Posts

Update: Russell’s Murder

After the book-signing in Belton, Rick Miller began investigating Russell Embree’s murder in the court records. I have just received the information and will post the documents from the court as soon as they are scanned.
Miller included a brief article from the Galveston Daily News, dated Monday March 13, 1893 (page 2):
KILLED IN BELTON
Russell Embree [...]

Thank you, Bell County Museum

Today’s talk and book signing was a wonderful experience and now Henrietta and Tennie’s diaries are “home” and safe in the collection at the Bell County Museum where they can be viewed by any interested parties. I also want to thank everyone who attended the talk, particularly the Embree and Keys family members who made [...]

Embree Family

Embree Family

Top Row, Left to Right: Beulah Embree Sanford, Harvey Embree, Russell Embree
2nd Row, seated, Left to Right:
John Brown Sanford (child) John A. Sanford, Tennessee Embree, Gillian Embree, John W. Embree, John Embree, Jr (standing)
Erma Sanford seated on the floor

2010 Book Signing

I will be giving a brief talk and signing books at the Bell County Museum in Belton, Texas this spring. This event is currently scheduled for Saturday March 20th, 2010, 2-4pm.

Tandem Lives

Tandem Lives

This image from the cover of Tandem Lives, forthcoming in April 2009.  The book is now advertised in the Spring/Summer Catalogue from the University of Tennessee Press– on page 17/18!

Tennessee Embree

Tennessee Embree

Tennessee Keys Embree, the second wife of Dr. John W. Embree, born Carroll County, Arkansas, 1840
A copy of this original photograph is in the Embree collection at the Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. The original surfaced in the collected of Betty Sanford Lockhart.

Tennie and Beulah

Tennie and Beulah

1914, Belton, Texas.

Beulah Embree

Beulah Embree

Beulah Embree, aged 12, 1877

Henrietta Embree

Henrietta Embree

Henrietta Baker Embree, first wife of Dr. John W. Embree, born Cumberland County, Kentucky.