by Lisa Y. Henderson
James Seeberry son of Manse Seeberry was born August the 12 1857
Joseph Seeberry son of the above was born May the 12 1859
Undated, Apprenticeship Records, Records of Wayne County, North Carolina State Archives.
Amancy Seaberry, age 17, and 1 year-old son Green are listed in the 1850 census of Wayne County living north of the Neuse River in the household of Nancy Williams. Manse, James and Joseph Seaberry appear in farmer David Barden’s household in the 1860 census of Saulston township, Wayne County. Manse worked as Barden’s cook. Next door, the household of Tho. [Theophilus] Seaberry, his wife Rachel, and their children Eliza, Eltha, Becca, Henry, Theo. Jnr., Milly, Jack, and Rufus.