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
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)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 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

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Humphries
    Humphry
    Humprey
    Humphery

    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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