Jess Humphrey

1766–1815 (Age 48)
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jess

When Jess Humphrey was born on 29 September 1766, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Cpt. Thomas Marcus Humphrey Jr., was 24 and his mother, Mary Humphrey, was -59. He married Winey Lee Morris on 20 January 1790, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 11 January 1815, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Bloomfield, Loudoun, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jess Humphrey
1766–1815
Winey Lee Morris
1770–1802
Marriage: 20 January 1790
Letitia Humphrey
1792–1821
Thomas Humphrey
1792–1869
Rachael Humphrey
1795–1866
Martha Humphrey
1796–1836
Morris Humphrey
1802–1867

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 January 1790
Loudoun, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

  • Female1792–1821Female

  • Thomas Humphrey

    Male1792–1869Male

  • Rachael Humphrey

    Female1795–1866Female

  • Martha Humphrey

    Female1796–1836Female

  • Male1802–1867Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

  • Male1766–1815Male

  • Margaret Humphry

    Female1850–Female

  • Humphry

    Male1851–Male

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 10

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 14

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

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)

  • Jesse in entry for Morris Humphrey, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Jess Humphrey, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Jess Humphrey, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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