Martha or Patsey Humphrey

about 1774–after 1822 (Age 48)
Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha or Patsey

When Martha or Patsey Humphrey was born about 1774, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, her father, Captain Thomas Marcus Humphrey Jr., was 32 and her mother, Mary Marks, was 32. She married Thomas Shepherd about 1793, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died after 1822, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Shepherd
1741–1805
Martha or Patsey Humphrey
1774–1822
Marriage: about 1793
Jonah Shepherd
1793–
Tacey Shepherd
1795–
Robert Shepherd
1797–1832
Patsy Shepherd
1801–
Mr Shepherd
1803–
Humphrey Shepherd
1799–1874
Parkinson Daniel Dodge Shepherd
1804–1883

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1793
Loudoun, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Male1793–Male

    Tacey Shepherd

    Female1795–Female

    Robert Shepherd

    Male1797–1832Male

    Male1799–1874Male

    Patsy Shepherd

    Female1801–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(26)

+21 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 6

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 14

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Martha in entry for Robert Shepherd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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