Mary Humphrey

20 February 1758–8 December 1836 (Age 78)
Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Humphrey was born on 20 February 1758, in Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States, her father, Col Cornelius Humphrey, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Cornell, was 27. She married Charles Carman about 1778, in Mecklenburg, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 8 December 1836, in Hempstead, Queens, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hector, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Carman
1756–1848
Mary Humphrey
1758–1836
Marriage: about 1778
Cornelius Carman
1778–1863
Richard Carman
1780–1814
William Carman
1782–1857
Sarah Carman
1784–1810
Elizabeth Carman
1786–
Philadelphia Allen Carman
1795–1878
Amy Carman
1797–1859
Morris Carman
1799–1864
William Carman
1799–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1778
Mecklenburg, Hector, Schuyler, New York, United States
children

(9)

    Cornelius Carman

    Male1778–1863Male

    Richard Carman

    Male1780–1814Male

    Male1782–1857Male

    Sarah Carman

    Female1784–1810Female

    Elizabeth Carman

    Female1786–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1758–1836Female

    Female1762–1856Female

    Cornelius Humphrey

    Male1768–1819Male

    William C Humphrey

    Male1780–1858Male

World Events (8)

1776

Age 18

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

Age 18

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old French personal name Humfrey, introduced to Britain by the Normans. This is composed of the Germanic elements hūn ‘bear cub’ + frid, fred ‘peace’. It was borne by a 9th-century saint, bishop of Therouanne, who had a certain following in England among Norman settlers.

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

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  • Mary H. Carman, "Find A Grave Index"

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