Two hundred years ago, my Hemphill relatives were all in the Burke/Buncombe county area in North Carolina.
Captain Thomas Hemphill (1746-1826), my 5x (twice) and 6x great-grandfather, lived in Burke County, North Carolina in 1810. On April 4, 1808, he entered a grant for 300 acres lying on both sides of the French Broad river in Buncombe . . . → : CONTINUE READING