Jonah Humphrey

1789–1862 (Age 73)
Bluemont, Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jonah

When Jonah Humphrey was born on 6 January 1789, in Bluemont, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, his father, Cpt. Thomas Marcus Humphrey Jr., was 46 and his mother, Mary Marks, was 46. He married Elizabeth Harrison about 1805, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Rich Hill, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Rich Hill Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 9 December 1862, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Muskingum, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonah Humphrey
1789–1862
Elizabeth Harrison
1790–1882
Marriage: about 1805
Mary Humphrey
1806–
Tacy Humphrey
1810–
Maranda Humphrey
1813–1889
John Humphrey
1814–
John Joshua Humpfrey
Elizabeth Humphry
1817–1883
Thomas Humphry
1821–1885
Lee Humphrey
1829–1862
Hannah Humphrey
1835–
Martha Humphrey
1836–
Julia Ann Humphrey
1843–1857

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1805
Loudoun, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

  • Mary Humphrey

    Female1806–Female

  • Tacy Humphrey

    Female1810–Female

  • Female1813–1889Female

  • John Humphrey

    Male1814–Male

  • Elizabeth Humphry

    Female1817–1883Female

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(27)

+22 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1803

Age 14

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 21

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Name Meaning

Some authorities translate this name as home-free, home peace, or peace at home. It is similar to Cundfrid, which has been rendered "defensor notus," or illustrious protector. "Kun-frid" would be translated as "strong protector." Nicknames are Humps, Nump, and Numps.

Sources (3)

  • Jonah Humphrey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonah Humphrey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jonah Humphrey, "Find A Grave Index"

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