Whitehead Daniel Humphrey

10 April 1790–22 January 1826 (Age 35)
Onslow, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Whitehead Daniel

When Whitehead Daniel Humphrey was born on 10 April 1790, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Humphreys, was 40 and his mother, Hester Williams, was 37. He married Susan Shackelford on 25 August 1808, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 January 1826, at the age of 35.

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Whitehead Daniel Humphrey
Susan Shackelford
Marriage: 25 August 1808
Franklin Shackleford Humphrey
William Shackleford Humphrey
Louisa Humphrey
Williams Humphrey
Daniel Humphrey
Whitehead Daniel Humphrey II
Mary Susan Humphrey

Spouse and Children

25 August 1808
North Carolina, United States


    Franklin Shackleford Humphrey


    William Shackleford Humphrey


    Louisa Humphrey


    Williams Humphrey


    Daniel Humphrey


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Humphreys





+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 2

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

Some authorities translate this name as home-free, home peace, or peace at home. It is similar to Cundfrid, which has been rendered "defensor notus," or illustrious protector. "Kun-frid" would be translated as "strong protector." Nicknames are Humps, Nump, and Numps.

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  • Pollock Family Bible

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