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Maj. James Humphrey

Male 1711 - 1798  (86 years)


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  • Name James Humphrey  [1, 2
    Prefix Maj. 
    Born 22 Jun 1711  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 May 1798  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I34029  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2021 

    Father James Humphrey,   b. 10 Sep 1665, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1718, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Margaret Torrey,   b. 19 Jun 1675, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1752, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F20041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Torrey,   b. 28 May 1715, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1751, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1734  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
    +1. James Humphrey,   b. 12 Apr 1737, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1811, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F20033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a selectman for more than forty years, and a state representative and state senator.

      James Humphrey and his wife Ann Torrey were half second cousins, being both descended from William Torrey (d. 1690) but by different wives of his.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1150] Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts to the Year 1850: Volume II--Marriages and Deaths. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1910.

    2. [S1849] History and Genealogy of the Bicknell Family and Some Collateral Lines by Thomas Williams Bucknell. Providence, Rhode Island, 1913.

    3. [S584] History of Weymouth, Massachusetts, volumes 3 and 4, by George Walter Chamberlain. Weymouth, Massachusetts: Weymouth Historical Society, 1923.