Hepzibah Humphrey

1767–21 January 1848 (Age 81)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary 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 Thomas Chapin III after 1832, in Swanton, Franklin, Vermont, United States. She lived in Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States in 1790. 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
Roswell Barber
Hepzibah Barber
Theodora Barber
Hepsibah Barber
Achsah Barber
Giles A Barber
Laura Barber
Theophilus Barber
Jesse Barber
Diana Barber

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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

(1997: 16829;2007: 36075; 2010: 49056)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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Hepzibah Humphrey - Published information: birth-name: Hepsibah Humphrey
  • Hepsibeth Umphy Barber in entry for Theophilus Barber, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Hepzibah Humphrey Barber, "Find A Grave Index"

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