Ester Humphrey

1768–1822
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ester

When Ester Humphrey was born about 1768, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Cpt. Thomas Marcus Humphrey Jr., was 26 and her mother, Mary Marks, was 26. She married Watkins about 1786, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. She died before 1822, at the age of 53.

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Ester Humphrey
1768–1822
Watkins
1766–
Marriage: about 1786

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MARRIAGE
about 1786
Bedford, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 8

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1783 · A Free America

Age 15

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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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