Hepzibah Humphrey

Female1767–21 January 1848

Brief Life History of Hepzibah

When Hepzibah Humphrey was born in 1767, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Theophilus Humphrey Sr., was 23 and her mother, Hepzibah Cornish, was 25. She married Jesse Barber in 1787. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States in 1789. She died on 21 January 1848, in Swanton, Franklin, Vermont, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Greens Corners Cemetery, Swanton, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Jesse Barber
Hepzibah Humphrey
Marriage: 1787
Roswell Barber
Hepzibah Barber
Hepsibah Barber
Achsah Barber
Theodo Barber
Laura Barber
Theophilus Barber
Jesse Barber Jr.
Diana Barber

Sources (7)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Hepzibah Humphrey - Published information: birth-name: Hepsibah Humphrey
  • Hepzibah Humphrey Barber, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hepsibeth Umphy Barber in entry for Theophilus Barber, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 14

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.


    Age 22

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    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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