Drusilla Emenon Humphrey

13 May 1856–2 November 1884 (Age 28)
Ohio, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Drusilla Emenon

When Drusilla Emenon Humphrey was born on 13 May 1856, in Ohio, Kentucky, United States, her father, Richard Ellison Humphery, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ann Wiggins, was 26. She married Benjamin Plain Bilbro on 19 October 1876. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 2 November 1884, in Centertown, Ohio, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Plain Bilbro
1851–1923
Drusilla Emenon Humphrey
1856–1884
Marriage: 19 October 1876
Edna Earl Bilbro
1878–1879
James Delamatyr Bilbro
1880–1959
Martha Lee Bilbro
1882–1883

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 October 1876
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 5

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Druzella A Bilbro in household of Benjamin Bilbro, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Drusella E. Humphrey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Dugllar E. Humphrey, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

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