Lyman Humphrey

22 February 1792–20 November 1875 (Age 83)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lyman

When Lyman Humphrey was born on 22 February 1792, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Dr Lot Humphrey, was 38 and his mother, Chloe Moses, was 24. He married Hannah Francis on 1 January 1812. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years and Connecticut, United States in 1870. He died on 20 November 1875, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Humphrey
1792–1875
Hannah Francis
1794–1877
Marriage: 1 January 1812
Trumbull Lyman Humphrey
1812–1872
Chloe Humphrey
1813–1883
George Humphrey
1816–1895
Hector Francis Humphrey
1817–1897
Mary Ann Humphrey
1819–1889
Amelia Humphrey
1822–
William Humphrey
1823–1898
Amelia Humphrey
1823–1904
Laura Maria Humphrey
1823–1847
Goodwin Sheldon Humphrey
1825–1891
Cordelia Humphrey
1827–
Henrietta Humphrey
1828–1917
Henry Humphrey
1828–
Eliza Emeline Humphrey
1831–1873
Laura M. Humphrey
1860–1884

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1812
children

(15)

    Male1812–1872Male

    Chloe Humphrey

    Female1813–1883Female

    George Humphrey

    Male1816–1895Male

    Hector Francis Humphrey

    Male1817–1897Male

    Mary Ann Humphrey

    Female1819–1889Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 10

In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

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. 

Name Meaning

Some authorities translate this name as home-free, home peace, or peace at home. It is similar to Cundfrid, which has been rendered "defensor notus," or illustrious protector. "Kun-frid" would be translated as "strong protector." Nicknames are Humps, Nump, and Numps.

Sources (3)

  • Lymon Humphrey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lyman Humphrey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lyman Humphrey, "United States Census, 1870"

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