Ezekiel Nestor Humphrey

23 April 1798–5 April 1833 (Age 34)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ezekiel Nestor

When Ezekiel Nestor Humphrey was born on 23 April 1798, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Sylvanus Humphrey Jr, was 31 and his mother, Betsey Humphrey, was 27. He married Mary Bryan on 27 March 1824. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1850. He died on 5 April 1833, at the age of 34.

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Ezekiel Nestor Humphrey
Mary Bryan
Marriage: 27 March 1824
Mary Jane Humphrey

Spouse and Children

27 March 1824


    Mary Jane Humphrey


Parents and Siblings

    Sylvanus Humphrey Jr





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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 4

"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."

Age 10

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old French personal name Humfrey, introduced to Britain by the Normans. This is composed of the Germanic elements hūn ‘bear cub’ + frid, fred ‘peace’. It was borne by a 9th-century 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 (2)

  • Ezekiel W Humphrey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ezekiel Nestor Humphrey - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Ezekiel Nestor Humphrey

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