John Ward Humphries

26 October 1800–1852 (Age 51)
Monroe, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Ward

John Ward Humphries was born on 26 October 1800, in Monroe, Virginia, United States as the son of Samuel Humphreys Jr. and Mary or Sarah Jarvis. He married Margaret Blanton from 1820 to 1822. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1852, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

John Ward Humphries
Margaret Blanton
Marriage: from 1820 to 1822
William Blanton Humphreys
Malinda Jane Humphreys
Melinda J. Humphries

Spouse and Children

from 1820 to 1822



    Malinda Jane Humphreys


    Melinda J. Humphries


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 12

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from Humphrey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Humphreys, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • John Humphreys, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • John Humphreys, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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