Humphreys

about 1812–
Henry, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Humphreys

When Humphreys was born about 1812, in Henry, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Harry Humphrey Sr., was 45 and her mother, Winny Grant, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harry Humphrey Sr.
1767–1842
Winny Grant
1775–1853
Alfred Humphreys
1787–1873
Humphreys
1804–
William Humphreys
1806–1838
Sarah Humphreys
1807–1838
Humphreys
1812–
Andrew Humphreys
1815–
Humphreys
1820–
Thomas Humphreys
1799–1859
Henry Harry Humphreys
1802–1878
Asa Humphreys
1805–1839
Horatio Shod Humphreys
1808–1875
William Abner Humphreys
1813–1878
Winnie Humphreys
1821–1909
Henley H. Humphreys
1822–1890

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 0

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 23

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant spelling of Humphries .

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

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