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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Joseph Richard Humphreys
Charlotte Elizabeth Poulton
Eliza Jane Humphreys
Ann Heath P. Humphreys
Charlotte Elizabeth Humphreys
Albert Montgomery Humphreys
Joseph Richard Humphreys Jr
Tryphena Catherine Humphreys
Walter Charles Humphreys
Jesse Brigham Humphreys
William Richard Humphreys
Lorenzo Nathaniel Humphreys

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World Events (7)

Age 3
Sand River Convention. Britain recognizes Transvaal as the independent Afrikaner South African Republic.
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.

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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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