Lyman Humphrey

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

The Life Summary of Lyman

When Lyman Humphrey was born on 22 February 1792, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Dr Lot Humphrey, was 28 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
Hannah Francis
Marriage: 1 January 1812
Trumbull Lyman Humphrey
Chloe Humphrey
George Humphrey
Hector Francis Humphrey
Mary Ann Humphrey
Amelia Humphrey
William Humphrey
Amelia Humphrey
Laura Maria Humphrey
Goodwin Sheldon Humphrey
Cordelia Humphrey
Henrietta Humphrey
Henry Humphrey
Eliza Emeline Humphrey
Laura M. Humphrey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1812
  • Children


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    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

    English: from the Middle English and Norman French personal name Humfrey, from ancient Germanic Hunfrid, Humfrid, composed of the elements hūn- ‘bear cub’ + frithu ‘peace’. The name was borne by a 9th-century Christian saint, bishop of Therouanne, who had a certain following in England among Norman settlers.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Lymon Humphrey, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lyman Humphrey, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lyman Humphrey in entry for Hannah Humphrey, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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