Sophronia Hamblin

Female22 July 1818–16 January 1900

Brief Life History of Sophronia

When Sophronia Hamblin was born on 22 July 1818, in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Levi Hamblin, was 44 and her mother, Agnes Hoskins, was 27. She married George Humphrey on 11 September 1837, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870 and Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1880. She died on 16 January 1900, in Avon, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Humphrey
Sophronia Hamblin
Marriage: 11 September 1837
Edward George Humphrey
Luriette S Humphrey
Harriet Marion Humphry
Franklin Waldo Humphrey

Sources (16)

  • Sophrona Humphrey in household of George Humphrey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sophronia Hamblin, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997" George Humphrey 1837
  • Sophronia H. Humphrey, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1837Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

    Age 11

    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.


    Age 28

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Hamlin .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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