Sarah Humphreys

about 1785–26 December 1857 (Age 72)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Humphreys was born about 1785, her father, Joshua Humphreys Jr - II, was 34 and her mother, Mary Davids, was 28. She married Henry Hollingsworth on 6 October 1806, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 26 December 1857, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hollingsworth
1781–1854
Sarah Humphreys
1785–1857
Marriage: 6 October 1806
Elizabeth Hollingsworth
1804–
Levi Hollingsworth
1805–1907
Ann Hollingsworth
1809–1838
Rebecca H. Hollingsworth
1811–1897
Clement Hollingsworth
1812–1831
Hannah Hollingsworth
1814–1909
Joshua Hollingsworth
1807–
Mary Hollingsworth
1813–1868

Spouse and Children

    Henry Hollingsworth

    Male1781–1854Male

    Female1785–1857Female

MARRIAGE
6 October 1806
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Elizabeth Hollingsworth

    Female1804–Female

    Levi Hollingsworth

    Male1805–1907Male

    Joshua Hollingsworth

    Male1807–Male

    Ann Hollingsworth

    Female1809–1838Female

    Rebecca H. Hollingsworth

    Female1811–1897Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joshua Humphreys Jr - II

    Male1751–1838Male

    Mary Davids

    Female1757–1805Female

siblings

(3)

    Samuel Humphreys

    Male1778–1846Male

    Female1785–1857Female

    Charles Humphreys

    Male1796–1870Male

World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 2

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1804

Age 19

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant spelling of Humphries .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Holingsworth in household of Henry Holingsworth, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Humphrey, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Sarah Humphreys, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"

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