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56. Francis MAYBURY was born circa 1748. He died circa 1818 at the age of 70.

Francis apparently maintained a home in Pittsylvania Co VA, but was also a merchant, Indian trader and land speculator on the frontier of Tennessee. It is thought he married (1) Mary Hinds and (2) Mrs. Mary (Dix) Wilson of Pittsylvania Co in 1797. There is circumstantial evidence, according to The Maybury Family, Vol. 17, No. 2, Spring 2011, that he was the father of a James Mabry, killed by Indians in 1792, Richard Mabry, who was the Register in Hawkins Co TN in 1790, and Seth Mayberry of Jackson Co, TN.

1803 Jul 29 Knox Co TN Francis Maybury of Knox Co. sold to Reuben McDonnell of Knox County a negro boy named Daniel between seven and eight years old. Wit: Thomas Davis and James Wilson. Registered November 15, 1808..
Source: Knox Co Deed Bk. N1, p. 169f
1804 Aug 23 Grainger Co TN Francis Mayberry sold to James Brown a negro girl naned Jinny; wit by Wm. Cook.
Source: Minutes, Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Bk. 2, p. 82.
1806 Knox Co TN Francis Maybury sold slaves to Edward Price.
Source: Knox County deeds, Bk. M1, p. 5.

A cryptic note from an early Tennessee researcher includes this, "Died - Maybury, France - age 70 years. Died Sept 1818. There is a stone marking a grave in Jackson Co TN where Francis Maybury purchased land - no longer readable.

Francis MAYBURY and Mary HINDS were married. Mary HINDS was born (date unknown).

Francis MAYBURY and Mary HINDS had the following children: