Lt. Samuel Humphrey

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Samuel Humphrey

Also Known As: "Samuel Humphrey"
Birthplace: Windsor, Connecticut Colony
Death: June 15, 1736 (80)
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael Humphrey, of Lyme Regis & Simsbury and Priscilla Humphrey
Husband of Mary Humphrey (Mills)
Father of Mary Case; Elizabeth Lynn Collier; Col. Jonathan Humphrey; Hannah Moses; Abigail Case and 4 others
Brother of Sgt. John Humphrey; Mary Lewis; Sarah Burnham; Martha Shipman; Abigail Graham and 2 others

Managed by: Lori Lee Johnson Nelson
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About Lt. Samuel Humphrey

Lt. Samuel Humphrey, Sr. married Mary Buell on 15 June 1680-1686 at Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, present USA.

Lieut. SAMUEL HUMPHREY, born May 15, 1656, a son of Michael, married MARY MILLS, born in 1662. In an expedition sent against the Indians in Hampshire, Mass., he was appointed lieutenant, his commission being signed by Gov. Saltonstall. He had numerous parcels of land granted himby the town, and held various public offices; having been chosen collector in 1685; fence viewer, 1690, selectman, 1694, pound keeper, 1695; tavern keeper, 1696; and in 1698 he was chosen ensign of the Simsbury "train band."

He served as an officer in the company every year from that date until 1715. It is on record that in 1698 the town owed Samuel Humphrey ten pence for a part of sum for the men that cleared the minister's well. He died in 1736, aged eighty years, leaving a will dated 1734. Mrs. Mary Humphrey died in 1730, aged sixty-eight years.

Their children were Mary, wife of Bartholomew CASE; Elizabeth, wife of John COLLIER, of Hartford; Samuel, Jr., mentioned below; Jonathan, who married Mary RUGGLES; Abigail married John CASE (3); Hannah, Charles, who married Hepsibah PETTIBONE, daughter of Samuel PETTIBONE, Sr.; Noah who married Hannah CASE, sister of John, who married his sister Abigail.

Genealogical History: With Short Sketches and Family Records, of the Early ... By Abiel Brown. Page 73. < GoogleBooks >. OLIVER HUMPHREY, Esq., the first magistrate in West Simsbury, was son of Jonathan Humphrey, who was born in 1688. Jonathan Humphrey was son of the first Samuel.

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Lt. Samuel Humphrey's Timeline

May 15, 1656
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
Age 12
Moved to Simsbury with his father
November 16, 1681
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
April 22, 1684
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
May 17, 1686
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, Colonial America
May 17, 1686
Age 30
December 2, 1688
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
April 6, 1697
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
January 13, 1698
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony