Luzerne H. Humphrey

Male1811–14 November 1857

Brief Life History of Luzerne H.

When Luzerne H. Humphrey was born in 1811, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Humphrey, was 29 and his mother, Betsey Jacobs, was 24. He married Harriet Jane Humphrey on 2 July 1838, in Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 14 November 1857, in Dutch Creek Township, Washington, Iowa, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in White Oak Cemetery, Washington, Iowa, United States.

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Luzerne H. Humphrey
Harriet Jane Humphrey
Marriage: 2 July 1838
Stewart Humphrey
Inez Esmeralda Humphrey
Wilmot Osceola Humphrey
Emor Alfred Humphrey

Sources (7)

  • Luzerne Humphrey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Luzene Humphrey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Luzerne H. Humphrey, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    2 July 1838Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 1

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 14

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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