Ezekiel Nestor Humphrey

Brief Life History 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

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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1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.


Post office est. April 18, 1801


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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