George L Humphrey

June 1868–5 March 1938 (Age 69)
Dodge Center, Dodge, Minnesota, United States

The Life of George L

When George L Humphrey was born in June 1868, in Dodge Center, Dodge, Minnesota, United States, his father, Charles H Humphrey, was 28 and his mother, Louisa Dresbach, was 23. He married Louise E Biehn in 1899, in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wasioja, Dodge, Minnesota, United States in 1870 and Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 March 1938, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

George L Humphrey
Louise E Biehn
Marriage: 1899
Winfred Earl Humphrey
Frances E Humphrey

Spouse and Children

Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles H Humphrey


    Louisa Dresbach




    Mabel Humphrey




    Charles E Humphrey


    Mary A Humphrey


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World Events (8)

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 1

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • George Humphry in household of C H Humphry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George T Humphrey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George L Humphrey, "United States Census, 1900"

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