Historical records matching Caleb Embree
About Caleb Embree
Caleb Embree Cemetery Monroe County Missouri
. Caleb Embree was born in Virginia (8/7/1776) and at an early age was brought to Kentucky with his parents. He is listed on tax lists in Clark Co. KY. and in the 1810 U.S. Census. It shows his family as 2 males under 10 years and 2 females under 10 years. Clark County KY deeds would probably give the date of removal to Missouri as 1835. Caleb and Sarah were 1st cousins through the Burris Family. Sarah Burris (b. 2/18/1782) was the daughter of Thomas Burris (w.p. 4-25-1836 Clark Co. KY.) and his wife Elizabeth Stevens. Her parents were married in Orange Co. VA. (12/12/1778). Sarah's grandparents were Thomas Burris Sr. and his wife Sarah Montague of Orange Co. VA. Sarah Burris was 1st cousin to Elizabeth Duncan the wife of Caleb's brother Thomas Embree, also of Monroe Co. MO through th Stevens family. Caleb and Sarah's gravestones are located on Fleming Farm S.W. of Evansville MO.
In 1832, migrated to Missouri and settled near Middle Grove. He
was so pleased with his property that he prevailed upon his brother Burrus to move from Howard Co. to five miles north of Middle Grove. It was one and one quarter miles southeast of: where the village of Evansville was established in the 1870's. Living in Randolph Co., Mo. in 1850. 4 1