Samuel Humphries

1745–30 March 1779 (Age 34)
Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Humphries was born in 1745, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Joshua Humphries, was 33 and his mother, Increase Lippincott, was 29. He died on 30 March 1779, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Humphries
1712–1773
Increase Lippincott
1716–1781
Joshua Humphries
1738–1832
Joshua Humphries
1749–
Isaac Humphries
1753–
Anna Humphries
1741–1774
Thomas Humphreys
1744–
Samuel Humphries
1745–1779
Isaac Humphries
1746–1773
Rachel Humphries
1747–1754
Jacob Humphries
1751–1752
Samuel Humphries
1753–

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World Events (2)

1775

Age 30

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from Humphrey .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Humphrey Family Bible

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