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Thomas Marcus Humphrey, Jr.

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Montgomery, PA, USA
Death: June 7, 1822 (79)
On present day Rt. 711 near Round Hill, Virginia, Bluemont, Loudon County, Virginia, USA
Place of Burial: Loudon County, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Marcus Humphrey, Sr. and Hannah Humphrey
Husband of Mary Humphrey
Father of John Gill Humphrey; Thomas Marks Humphries, Jr.*; Abner Gill Humphrey; Jesse Humphrey, *; Esther Humphries and 13 others
Brother of Uriah Humphrey; Benjamin Isaac Humphrey; Charles Humphrey; Jacob Humphrey and John Gill Humphrey, Sr.

Occupation: Captain, soldier, blacksmith
Managed by: Patti Kay Gourley
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About Thomas Marcus Humphrey, Jr.

(1742 -1822) Will Book 0. Pg 117. Loudon Co., Virginia

In the name of God Amen I Thomas Humphrey of the County of Loudoun and Commonwealth of Virginia cauliing to mind the mortality of the body and knowing it is appointed for man once to die and after the Judgement do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following. I leave my body to be interd at the discretion of my Executor,; my sul I recomend to god who gave it hoping a hapy reserection in the Coming day as to the Estate God has been pleased to give me I give and bequeath in the following manner. I give unto my beloved wife Mary the Sum of two hundred dollars to gether with all She brought to my house which our marriage Covenant will specify as recorded in the County Cort of Loudon. As to the hors and cow she brought She is to have her choice of Each out of my stock. As to the rest of my Estate I give and bequeath it in manner and form following. Which is to say I give unto my son Abner Humphrey the sum of seven hundred Dollars likewise I give unto my son Jesse Humphreys children the sum of Seven hundred Dollars Jointly which is to say Letty, Rachel. Martha, Mary, Thomas and Morris letes part to be given to his children by my Executors. Allso I give unto my daughter Uree West Dec'd. Children the sum of Eight hundred Dollars Jointly not knowing there names. Likewise I give unto my daughter Hannah Leedom the sum of Eight hundred Dollars likewise I give unto my daughter Effee Youngs Children the sun of Eight hundred Dollars Jointly. Likewise I give unto my daughter Martha Crow the sum of nine hundred Dollars likewise I give unto my daughter Tracy Daniel the sum of nine hundred Dollars. I give unto the Children of daughter Mary Osbum the sum of eight hundred dollars. Also I give unto my daughter Nancy JotL-, on the sum of Nine hundred Dollars and my son Jonah Humphrey the sum of Nine hundred Dollars. Allso my son Marcus Huphrey I give the sum of Nine hundred Dollars. after deducting out what I have in bonds and notes against him. I give unto my grandson Thomas Humphrey Son of Jacob the sum of two hundred Dollars and I give unto my daughter in law Margaret Humphrey (Charles's wife) and her two daughters to wit Uree and Marv Ann the jointly one half of a bond I have againest the Estate of 200 and Seventy Nine pounds. That when the one half of that bond is paid to my Executor-, the bond Shall be given up to the a (hninistrators of Charles Humphrey de'd. otherwise to Stand in full force agaiiiest his Estate to enable my Executors to pay the sums herein Specifved. My will is that all my Estate is to be sold. All my land and Negros and goods and Chatles except Chany and Silver spoons which is to be divided betwen my Daughters then living. Further my will is that all the Balance of my Estate shall be Equaly divided between Abner Humphrey, Martha Crow, Tacy Daniel. Nancy Young and Jonah Humphrey. This is my last will on this first day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and twenty two.

(Signed)h Humphrey (Seal)

Witnes Presant: (at the signing of Thomas's will, 1 May 1822)

Nicholas Osbum

James Ervin

Jonathan Heaton

James Cock-mn Sr.

At the court held for Loudon County September 9th. 1822 This last will and testament of Thomas Humphrey decs'd was presented to the Court and proved by the oaths of James Ervin & James Cockram Sr. two of the Subscribing witnesse,s thereto & ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of John G. Humphrey one of the Executors there it, named who made oath according to law and together with Jesse McVeigh & Wm. Vickers his securities entered into and acknowledged their Bond in the penalty of thirty thousand Dollars conditioned accordin- to law. Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereon in due form of Law & Liberty is reserved. The xecutor to Join in the probate when he shall think fit and afterwards to wit at a court held for the County aforesaid October 14th, 1822. On the motion of Abner Humphrey the other Executor named in the will of Thomas Humphrey decs'd. who took the oath of an Executor and together with William Wilkinson & William Vickers his securities entered into and acknowledged their Bond in the penalty of thirty thousand Dollars conditioned according to Law certificate is granted him to Join in the probate of said will.


C-Binns. Clerk

Captain Thomas Marcus Humphrey (also spelled Humphreys) Sr. married Mary Marks, daughter of Reverend John Elder Marks and Uriah Ledyard circa 1760, in Montgomery Baptist Church, in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Together they had twenty (20), and possibly twenty-two (22) children. In 1765, Thomas Marcus Humphrey moved his family to Loudoun County in the Colony of Virginia.

Thomas Marcus Humphrey served in the American Revolution. He served in the 11th Virginia Regiment. He also served as a Sergeant in the Virginia State Militia. Three of Thomas' brothers also served in the American Revolution. In fact, one of the three brothers who served died in Thomas' home as a result of wounds.

Captain Thomas Marcus Humphrey was granted 200 acres of land for his Revolutionary service, and built a home at Woodgrove, in norhwestern Loudoun County, Virginia, on present day Rt. 711 near Round Hill.

Thomas was the Clerk of the Ketoctin Baptist Church for 46 years.

Following the death of his first wife, Mary Marks Humpries' death, Thomas Marcus Humphrey Sr. married Mary Richards in Loudoun County, Virginia, on February 16, 1815, when he was 72 years, 8 months old. Thomas Marcus Humphries Sr. died in Loudoun County, Virginia, on June 7, 1822, at the age of 79 years, and is buried at Ketoctin Church Cemetery..

Thomas Marcus Humphries Sr. and Mary Richards had no children together.

A grave marker was placed on Thomas' grave by the Ketoctin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in June of 1977.

NOTE: Not all 20 to 22 of Thomas Marcus Humphries Sr.'s children could be listed. Birth: Jun. 2, 1742 Death: Jun. 7, 1822

2nd Virginia Regt. Rev. War: Blacksmith - Captain - Cont. Army

Family links:

 Mary Humphrey (1742 - 1811)

Burial: Ketoctin Baptist Church Cemetery Purcellville Loudoun County Virginia, USA

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Thomas Marcus Humphrey, Jr.'s Timeline

June 12, 1742
Montgomery, PA, USA
January 1761
Age 18
Bucks County, Pensylvania
Age 19
Loudoun, VA, USA
October 27, 1763
Age 21
Bluemont, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
September 29, 1766
Age 24
Loudoun, Virginia, USA
Age 25
Loudoun County, Virginia
Age 26
Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
Age 27
Loudoun, VA, USA
Age 28
Blue Mount, Loudoun County, Virginia