Harriet Edgerton

29 May 1791–25 August 1884 (Age 93)
Torringford, Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Edgerton was born on 29 May 1791, in Torringford, Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Isaac Edgerton, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Payson, was 21. She married Abraham Humphrey on 18 March 1818, in Florence, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Painted Post, Erwin, Steuben, New York, United States in 1850 and Jasper, Steuben, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 August 1884, in Nelson, Nelson, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Erieville Cemetery, Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Humphrey
1786–1864
Harriet Edgerton
1791–1884
Marriage: 18 March 1818
Joanna C Humphery
1816–
Andrew Humphrey
1819–1899

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 March 1818
Florence, Oneida, New York, United States
children

(2)

    Joanna C Humphery

    Female1816–Female

    Andrew Humphrey

    Male1819–1899Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 6

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 28

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Kent and Cheshire, called Egerton. The former is so called from Old English Ecgheardingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Ecgheard’ ( see Eckert ); the second, which is the main source of the surname, is more likely to have been named as the ‘settlement of Ecghere’ (in which the second element is Old English here ‘army’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Humphrey in household of Obed Greene, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Harriet Humphrey in household of Obed Greene, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Harriet Humphrey in household of Obed Green, "United States Census, 1850"

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