| The Mayburys (Mayberry,
Maberry, Mabery, Mabrey, Mabray, Mabry) by Donald E. Collins was published by Otter Bay Books in 2011.
Cloth bound, 654 pages plus an additional 1,095 pages on compact disk (included). The book covers the wider
Maybury family beginning about 1575 in Sussex, England. It begins with our earliest known Maybury ancestor,
John Maybury, who with his sons spread the family to the west midlands, Lancashire and Wales. Additional
chapters detail the migration of the Mayburys to Londonderry and County Kerry in Ireland; Francis Maybury,
the first of the family in America; then the early iron worker Mayburys in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey
and Virginia. There are also chapters on the Mayberrys of Bedford County, Virginia and the Mayburys of Australia
and New Zealand, The compact disk contains additional information about early descendants of most of these
major branches of the family. The disk also contains John Tanner's wonderful compilation of "Early Maybury
records in England". The book is available directly from the author.
Copies of The Mayburys are available at the following libraries:
| The Mabry
Family: Descendants of Francis Maybury and Elizabeth Gilliam of Surry County, Virginia
was published by Donald E. Collins in 1987. It is a 603 page cloth bound volume, covering all
branches of the family. The book is completely indexed. A reprint edition was published in 1997 and
again in 1999. The reprint edition does not update previous information but does contain about
75 pages of new information about: the descendants of Seth Maybury of Jackson County,
Tennessee; the Mabrys of Union and Abbeville Counties in South Carolina; and John
Mabry of Rutherford County, Tennessee. Both editions are now out of print.
The following libraries have copies of either the first edition (1987) or the reprint edition (1997):
The Mabr(e)y Experience was published in 1983 by Cletis R. Ellinghouse. It is a 261 page cloth bound volume
with a focus on the descendants of Charles2 (Francis1) Mabry who migrated to southeastern
Missouri. The author has done an excellent job of setting the Mabr(e)y story in the context of historical events.
Copies of the book may be ordered from the Wayne County Journal-Banner, Post Office Box 97, Piedmont, MO (573-223-7122).
The price is $29.95 including shipping and handling.
The book may also be found at:|
|Wayne County's Lost River Settlements: The H.Y. Mabrey Papers, also by Cletis R. Ellinghouse, is a new book to be published in mid 2007 by the Xlibris Corporation of Philadelphia. It is a book about the people in the communities along the St. Francis River that were destroyed by the government in the late 1930s to clear the landscape for development of Wappapello Lake. The original Mabrey homes in Wayne County were along this river. This book will be avalable at Barnes and Noble and several other on-line web sites.|
| A Few of
the descendants of Charles Mayberry/Mabry of Grayson (Carroll) Co. VA is a two volume
softbound book published in 1987 by Ora Belle McColman. Its 800+ pages are devoted to the
descendants of Charles4 (Isaac3, George, Francis) Mabry. The volumes are
very well illustrated with family photos and documents. Now out of print.
(Family History Center: FHL 929.273/M451mx).The book is also available at the following and
|Where It All Began is a 250 page soft cover volume published in 1988 by Roy M. And Ola H. Mayberry. It traces the lines of many descendants of Charles2 (Francis1) Mabry, including historical settings and many personal stories. Now out of print.|
|The Mabrys of Stanly Co., N.C. is a 78 page soft cover book compiled by James Byron Mabry in 1974. It examines the line of Francis2 (Francis1) Mabry with emphasis on those who settled in and around Stanly County, North Carolina. Now out of print.|
|Blue Ridge Heritage was published in 1987 by Dorothy Burnett Peterson. It is devoted to the Burnett, Branscome, Hylton, Cox, Slaughter, Mabry, and other families of Grayson and Carroll Counties in Virginia. It is available from Mrs. Jean Peterson Lesesne, 607 Longleaf Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.|
|Yesterday: The Hampton, McCracken, Longwith, Mabry & Wells Families was published in 1995 by Diana Mellen. It presents her Mabry line along with other families in an historical context, enriched with photographs, letters, articles and documents. It is available from Heritage Books Inc., 1540-E Pointer Ridge PL, Bowie MD 20716. (Family History Center: FHL 1697637/item 9).|
|William Spark Mabry: His Life, His Home, His Ancestors by Martha H. Tyson, presents the story of William Spark6 Mabry ( 1849-1941), his father, Dr. Albert Gallatin5 Mabry (Richard4, Nathaniel, Hinchia, Francis) and related families. It contains numerous interesting photographs and documents. Contact Martha H. Tyson, 3526 Blue Bonnet, Houston, TX 77025. (Family History Center: FHL 929.273/M115t)|
|Jennifer Smith aka Claire Constable has written a trilogy on the Constable family of Horley Mill in England. Her third volume, The Constable Connections: Stories from Hertfordshire, Surrey and the Ottawa River, includes the story of the Maybury family from Frimley in Surrey, England. The patriarch of this family, William Augustus Maybury MD, was born at Cleady Cottage,Kenmare and later married Clara Constable of Storrington, Sussex. Dr. Maybury was a descendant of William Maybury, the progenitor of the Mayburys of County Kerry. More about this trilogy can be found at: The Constable Family of Horley Mill.|