Alfred Humphries

1874–1900 (Age 26)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Humphries was born about 1874, in Mississippi, United States, his father, James Polk Humphries, was 27 and his mother, Emma Morgan, was 20. He lived in Collierville, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died before 1900, at the age of 25.

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James Polk Humphries
Emma Morgan
Alfred Humphries
G Corine Humphries
Lizzie H Humphries
Edna Pearl Humphries

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World Events (8)

1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 3

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 4

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 8

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from Humphrey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred Humphreys in household of J P Humphreys, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alfred Humphreys in household of J P Humphreys, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alfred Humphries - Government record: birth-name: Alfred Humphries

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