Harold Humphries

9 October 1900–17 June 1987 (Age 86)
Abraham, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Harold

When Harold Humphries was born on 9 October 1900, in Abraham, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, James Humphries Jr, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Klingensmith, was 37. He married Ora May Chaffin on 23 December 1920, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Woodville, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Woodville Election Precinct, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 17 June 1987, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Humphries
Ora May Chaffin
Marriage: 23 December 1920
Leora Humphries
Wayne Humphries
Wendell Humphries
Eugene Humphries
Eldon Humphries

Spouse and Children

23 December 1920
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 1

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from Humphrey .

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

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Story Highlight


I was born October 9th, 1900 to James Humphries Jr. and Elizabeth Smith Humphries at Abraham, Millard County, Utah. We lived in Abraham about three years, but I remember the house, how it was situa …

Sources (3)

  • Harold Humphries, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Harold Humphries, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Harold Humpheries, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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