Olive Mary Humphreys

3 December 1887–2 May 1919 (Age 31)
South Africa

The Life of Olive Mary

When Olive Mary Humphreys was born on 3 December 1887, in South Africa, her father, Edward Ames Humphreys, was 32 and her mother, Mary Ann Dugmore Edkins, was 30. She married Amos James Chivers Armstrong on 1 January 1914, in Alice, Seymour, Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 2 May 1919, in Transvaal, South Africa, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Amos James Chivers Armstrong
Olive Mary Humphreys
Marriage: 1 January 1914
Cathleen Armstrong

Spouse and Children

1 January 1914
Alice, Seymour, Cape Province, South Africa


    Cathleen Armstrong


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 10

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.

Age 12

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.

Age 18

Last Zulu uprising against British.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant spelling of Humphries .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Olive Mary Humphries Armstrong, "South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Death, 1869-1954"
  • Olive Mary Humphreys in entry for Amos James Chivers or Amos James Chievers Armstrong, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"

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