Jacob Humphrey

1776–1819 (Age 43)
Bluemont, Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Humphrey was born on 1 March 1776, in Bluemont, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, his father, Cpt. Thomas Marcus Humphrey Jr., was 33 and his mother, Mary Marks, was 33. He married Sarah Lewis on 28 December 1799, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States. He died on 20 December 1819, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, at the age of 43.

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Jacob Humphrey
1776–1819
Sarah Lewis
1780–1844
Marriage: 28 December 1799

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MARRIAGE
28 December 1799
Loudoun, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 4

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 12

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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.

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