Joseph Richard Humphreys Jr

7 August 1849–23 March 1869 (Age 19)
Fort Beaufort, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life Summary of Joseph Richard

When Joseph Richard Humphreys Jr was born on 7 August 1849, in Fort Beaufort, Cape Province, South Africa, his father, Joseph Richard Humphreys, was 28 and his mother, Charlotte Elizabeth Poulton, was 31. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1859 and lived in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 23 March 1869, in Millville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Millville City Cemetery, Millville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Richard Humphreys
1820–1901
Charlotte Elizabeth Poulton
1818–1897
Eliza Jane Humphreys
1843–1903
Ann Heath P. Humphreys
1862–1871
Charlotte Elizabeth Humphreys
1845–1853
Albert Montgomery Humphreys
1847–1943
Joseph Richard Humphreys Jr
1849–1869
Tryphena Catherine Humphreys
1851–1906
Walter Charles Humphreys
1854–1935
Jesse Brigham Humphreys
1856–1941
William Richard Humphreys
1859–1859
Lorenzo Nathaniel Humphreys
1860–1925

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World Events (7)

1852
Age 3
Sand River Convention. Britain recognizes Transvaal as the independent Afrikaner South African Republic.
1856
Age 7
Xhosa cattle sacrifices lead to famine.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 8
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Humphries .

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

Possible Related Names

Humphries

Sources (11)

  • Joseph Humphreys in household of Joseph Humphreys, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Humphreys, "Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877"
  • Joseph or Jos Humphreys, "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001"

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