Humphrey, William Montgomery

Humphrey, William Montgomery

Male 1852 - 1917  (64 years)

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  • Name Humphrey, William Montgomery  [1, 2, 3
    Born 30 May 1852  Scotland County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Mount Pleasant, Scotland County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 9 
    Residence 1870  Mount Pleasant, Scotland County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Post Office: Memphis; Age: 18 
    Residence 1880  Independence, Schuyler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 29; Marital status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self 
    Residence 1900  Clay, Adair County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 48; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 1910  Prairie Twp, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 24 Mar 1917  Milton, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Buried Milton, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    • Sunnyside Cemetery
    Person ID I4586  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 

    Father Humphrey, John Kendrick,   b. 22 Oct 1826, Washington, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1908, Bible Grove, Mount Pleasant, Scotland, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Davis, Rachel,   b. 14 May 1830, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1873, Scotland County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Nov 1848 
    Family ID F3184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Whitson, Nancy J.,   b. 26 Oct 1853, Scotland County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1919, Milton, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1871  Schuyler Co., Mo Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    Children 
     1. Humphrey, Sylvester "Bess",   b. 25 Sep 1872, Scotland County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1954, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     2. Humphrey, Armintie "Mint",   b. 23 Jan 1876, Willmathsville, Scotland County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1951, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     3. Humphrey, Oren "Tote",   b. 24 Feb 1883, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1972  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     4. Humphrey, William "Bill" C.,   b. 10 Aug 1885, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Humphrey, Alva K. "K",   b. 24 Jul 1888, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1944  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     6. Humphrey, Charley,   b. 6 Feb 1890, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1964  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    Documents
    Nancy J. Whitson - Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
    Nancy J. Whitson - Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F1803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1852 - Scotland County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 9 - 1860 - Mount Pleasant, Scotland County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Post Office: Memphis; Age: 18 - 1870 - Mount Pleasant, Scotland County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1871 - Schuyler Co., Mo Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 29; Marital status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self - 1880 - Independence, Schuyler County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 48; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 1900 - Clay, Adair County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1917 - Milton, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Milton, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William_M_Humphrey.jpg
    William_M_Humphrey.jpg

    Documents
    1880 United States Federal Census - William Montgomery Humphrey
    1880 United States Federal Census - William Montgomery Humphrey
    1900 United States Federal Census - William Montgomery Humphrey
    1900 United States Federal Census - William Montgomery Humphrey
    Jno Humphry - 1870 United States Federal Census
    Jno Humphry - 1870 United States Federal Census
    Susan R Humphrey - 1860 United States Federal Census
    Susan R Humphrey - 1860 United States Federal Census
    William Humphrey and Nancy Whitson marriage certificate
    William Humphrey and Nancy Whitson marriage certificate
    Nancy J. Whitson - Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
    Nancy J. Whitson - Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002

    Headstones
    William Humphrey Nancy Whitson grave marker - Sunnyside Cem, Milton, Iowa
    William Humphrey Nancy Whitson grave marker - Sunnyside Cem, Milton, Iowa

    Histories
    William Montgomery Humphrey Story.ftms
    William Montgomery Humphrey Story.ftms

  • Notes 
    • Source: Milton Herald; 30 Mar 1917; p.1 c.3;William Montgomery Humphrey 1852-1917

      William Montgomery Humphrey was born in Scotland county, Missouri, May 30, 1852, and died at his home in Milton, March 24, 1917, at the age of 64 years, 9 months and 23 days. January 1, 1872, he was united in marriage to Nancy Whittson. To this union was born six children, five boys and one girl, all of whom are living. Bess of Milton, Mintie [sic] Ellis of Hutchinson, Kans., Orian, Millie C, Alvie K and Charley H. all of Bloomfield, Iowa. He leaves to mourn his loss, a wife, six children, twelve grandchildren, and one great grandchild, two brothers and three sisters. He joined the Presbyterian church about thirty-six years ago. In 1901 he moved to Davis county, Iowa, and united with the Methodist church at Pulaski. Four years ago he moved to Milton, where he resided until the time of his death.

      Funeral services were held at the M.E. church on Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Hankins, and interment was made in Sunnyside cemetery.

      ____________________________________________

      [Note: Death Record at Van Buren Co Courthouse, Keosauqua, states father was John Humphrey and mother Rachel Divis. Death reported by Bess Humphrey.

      Occupation: Ran General Store in Missouri
      Source: family story
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      1880 Census: Independence, Schuyler County, Missouri

      46 (Dwelling) 50(family)Whitson, John W M 66 Farmer cannot read, cannot write, North Carolina
      Harriet W F 60 Keeping House cannot read, cannot write, Ohio, VA(father), NC(mother)
      47(dwelling) 51(family) Humphrey, William W M 29 Farmer, Missouri
      Nancy J. W F 29 Keeping House, Missouri, NC(father), Ohio(mother)
      Sylvester W M 8 Son, Missouri, Missouri, Missouri
      Arminta W F 5 Daughter, Missouri, Missouri, Missouri

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      1910 Census: Prairie Twp., Davis Co., Iowa
      Humphrey, William Head M W 58 married 34 Missouri KY KY English Farmer
      Humphrey, Nancy J Wife F W 57 M 34 6(children born) 6(Children living) Missouri France Missouri
      Humphrey, Charles son W M 30 S Missouri Missouri Missouri Laborer Farm

      research note: the obvious descrepency regarding the origin of Nancy's parents is not explained.
      ________________________________________________________

  • Sources 
    1. [S263] Obituary - William Montgomery Humphrey, (Name: Milton Herald (Iowa); Location: Milton, Iowa; Date: 1917;), Milton Herald, 30 Mar 1917, p1 c3.

    2. [S501] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), Database online.
      Record for Nancy J Whitson
      Nancy J. Whitson - Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
      Nancy J. Whitson - Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002


    3. [S760] .
      Record for William Montgomery Humphrey

    4. [S15] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006;).
      Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Indexed by ProQuest from microfilmed schedules of the 1910 U.S. Federal Decennial Census. Data imaged from National Archives and Records Administration. 1910 Federal Population Census. T624, 1,784 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. Prairie Twp, Davis, Iowa, ED 10, roll 399, part 3, page 94B.

    5. [S667] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Mount Pleasant, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: M653_646; Page: 897; Image: 285; Family History Library Film: 803646.
      Record for William Humphrey
      Susan R Humphrey - 1860 United States Federal Census
      Susan R Humphrey - 1860 United States Federal Census


    6. [S384] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Mount Pleasant, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: M593_805; Page: 497A; Image: 212923; Family History Library Film: 552304.
      Record for W Humphry
      Jno Humphry - 1870 United States Federal Census
      Jno Humphry - 1870 United States Federal Census


    7. [S381] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Independence, Schuyler, Missouri; Roll: 736; Family History Film: 1254736; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 153; Image: 0008.
      Record for William Humphrey
      1880 United States Federal Census - William Montgomery Humphrey
      1880 United States Federal Census - William Montgomery Humphrey


    8. [S446] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Clay, Adair, Missouri; Roll: 836; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0005; FHL microfilm: 1240836.
      Record for Wiliam Humphrey
      1900 United States Federal Census - William Montgomery Humphrey
      1900 United States Federal Census - William Montgomery Humphrey


    9. [S263] Obituary - William Montgomery Humphrey, (Name: Milton Herald (Iowa); Location: Milton, Iowa; Date: 1917;), Milton Herald, 30 Mar 1917, p.1 c. 3.
      Source: Milton Herald; 30 Mar 1917; p.1 c.3;William Montgomery Humphrey 1852-1917

      William Montgomery Humphrey was born in Scotland county, Missouri, May 30, 1852, and died at his home in Milton, March 24, 1917, at the age of 64 years, 9 months and 23 days. January 1, 1872, he was united in marriage to Nancy Whittson. To this union was born six children, five boys and one girl, all of whom are living. Bess of Milton, Mintie [sic] Ellis of Hutchinson, Kans., Orian, Millie C, Alvie K and Charley H. all of Bloomfield, Iowa. He leaves to mourn his loss, a wife, six children, twelve grandchildren, and one great grandchild, two brothers and three sisters. He joined the Presbyterian church about thirty-six years ago. In 1901 he moved to Davis county, Iowa, and united with the Methodist church at Pulaski. Four years ago he moved to Milton, where he resided until the time of his death.

      Funeral services were held at the M.E. church on Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Hankins, and interment was made in Sunnyside cemetery.

    10. [S343] Tombstone, Sunnyside Cemetery, Milton, Van Buren Co., IA.

    11. [S307] Scotland County Marriage Records, Book C.,.
      "This is an error. The parties were married in Schulyer County and the certificate is properly certified and sent there for Record______ my hand this 26th day March 1872. James J. Dodel[?sp?]"