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The John Humphries Family

Circa 1750 - 1858

 

GENERATION FIVE

(Child of John and Elizabeth (Hackney) Humphries)

John Humphries (1733 – 1796)
Scout – Trapper – Trader – Frontiersman

540 acre grant  in Botetourt County – “Rich Patch”
Married (2nd marriage) Margaret Anderson (1760 - 1838)

 

GENERATION SIX

 

(Children of John Humphries and unknown)
1. William Humphries (circa 1766 - 1827) Rich Patch, Botetourt County, Virginia.
Hemp Farmer - Tradesman Married Isabella Anderson (1786 - ?) in 1803.
2. Elizabeth Humphries (1780 - 1860) Botetourt Co., Virginia. Married Jacob Persinger (1777 - 1856) Greenbrier Co., Virginia.

 

(Children of John Humphries and Margaret (Anderson) Humphries)

1. Mary Humphries (?) Botetourt Co., Virginia. Married John Robinson.

2. Henry Humphries (1787 - 1814) Botetourt Co., Virginia. Married Elizabeth Howard

3. Agnes Humphries (1788 - 1865) Botetourt Co., Virginia. Married Henry Johnson.

4. Jane Humphries (1793 - 1855) Botetourt Co., Virginia. Married Moses Patterson (1795 - 1854).

5. John Humphries (1796 - ?)

 

 

 

 

GENERATION SEVEN

 

(Children of William and Isabel (Anderson) Humphries)
 1. Henry (? – 1831)
2. Mary (1795 - ?)
3.
William Humphries (1797 – 1870) Rich Patch, Botetourt-Alleghany County, Virginia.
Farmer. Married Ruth Persinger (1805 - 1879) of Botetourt-Alleghany County, Virginia, in 1821.
4.
Jesse Humphries (1800 – 1871) Rich Patch, Botetourt-Alleghany County, Virginia.

Owned 1100 acres – Livestock farmer – Justice of the Peace - Trustee Mt. Bethel Presbyterian Church - Supported Union troops and aided family against Confederates, suffering imprisonment – Died due to goring by bull
Married Eunice Simmons (1806 – 1889) of Botetourt/Alleghany County in 1827.
5. Elizabeth ((1805 - ?)
6. John R. (1805 – 1867)
7. Harvey (1808 – 1864)

 

(Child of Henry and Elizabeth (Howard) Humphries)

 1.Henry Humphries (1814 - 1894) born in Virginia, died Fortville, Indiana
 

GENERATION EIGHT

 

(Children of William and Ruth (Persinger) Humphries)
 1. Anderson Albert (1823 – 1886)
2. Oliver (1823 – 1849) 
3. John (1827 - 1859)
4. Harvey (1830 - 1870)
5. Granville (1832 - 1859)
6. Elizabeth (1834 - 1859)
7. Henry Harrison (1836 - 1921)
8. Sampson (1837 - 1914)
9.
Charles King Humphries (1838 - 1900) Alleghany County, Virginia.
Married Nancy Simmons (1827 - 1911) of Alleghany County, Virginia, in 1859.
Farmer, Family Founder.
Their daughter, Ruthie Ann, married
Oliver Green Humphries.
10. David Morton (1842 - 1918)
William (1842 - 1859)

 

(Children of Jesse and Eunice (Simmons) Humphries)
 1. William Allen (1828 – 1908)
2. Logan Smith (1830 – 1893)
3.
Charles Lee Humphries (1831 – 1917) Rich Patch, Alleghany County, Virginia.
Farmer – Family Founder – Forced into service as Confederate soldier (paid $1,500 to a substitute for portion of Civil War) – Completed service working at forge/furnace
Married Rebecca Stull (1836 – 1919) of Alleghany County, Virginia, in 1852.
4. Almira Virginia (1834 – 1895)
5. Joseph A. (1838 - ?)
6. Harriet A. (1842 - ?)
7. Samuel L. (1844 - ?)
8. Janetta C. (1847 - ?)
9. Hugh Payne (1851 – 1916)

 

GENERATION NINE

 

(Children of Charles Lee and Rebecca (Stull) Humphries)

1. James H. (1853 – 1863)
2. Infant daughter (1855)
3. Sarah J. (1856 – 1863)
4. Oliver Green Humphries (1859 – 1921) Rich Patch, Alleghany County, Virginia; Oklahoma; Covington, Virginia.
Farmer – Butcher – Conductor – Preacher/Minister - God's Servant
Helped establish Dark Hollow Church, Mountain Valley Church, and First M.E. Church.
Married Ruthie Ann Humphries, (1861 – 1928) of Alleghany County, Virginia, daughter of Charles King Humphries and Martha Anne (last name unknown) in 1879.
5. Daniel J. (1861 – 1892)
6. Lucy A. E. (1862 – 1870)
7. Charles Wesley (1864 – 1914)
8. Jennette (1866 – 1909)
9. Eunice Clara Belle (1869 – 1900)
10. George Payne (1871 – 1944)
11. Claudius B. (1872 – 1917)
12. Anna Belle (1876 – 1956)
13. Emma B. (1876 – 1887)
14. Orville Lee (1879 – 1964)
15. Mary Pearl (1882 – 1906)

 

 

(Children of Charles King and Nancy (Simmons) Humphries)

 

1.Unknown Child

2.Hezekiah Gabriel (1860 – 1916)

3.Ruthie Anne E. (1861 – 1928)

4.John W. (1864 – 1891)

5.James T. (1867 – 1868)

6.George Davis (1869 – 1874)

7.Mattison W. (1875 – 1893)

8.Leonia (1888 - ?)

Please contact us with any questions.

bryan@richpatch-humphries.com

greg@defendingthefaithnow.org

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obituaries, public notices, newspaper articles
WPA National reports, Federal claims, letters,
petigrees, historic timetables, personal histories,
editorial comments, and many, many vintage
photographs of family members and of
Rich Patch in general.
 
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