Priscilla GRANT
Simon MILLS, Jr
(Abt 1637-1683)
Lieutenant Samuel HUMPHREY, Sr
Mary Buell MILLS
Ensign Samuel HUMPHREY, Jr


Family Links

1. Hannah PHELPS

  • Samuel HUMPHREY, III
2. Mary TULLER
3. Lydia NORTH
4. Mary ORTON

Ensign Samuel HUMPHREY, Jr 1

  • Born: 17 May 1686-1688, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Married (1): 23 Feb 1709-1710, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Married (2): 7-26 Feb 1712-13, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Married (3): 6 Dec 1714, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Married (4): 31 Oct 1731, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Died: 16 Oct 1759, Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

   Another name for Samuel was Ensign.

   Ancestral File Number: LQK1-HL. User ID: 578.

   General Notes:


2nd Cousin Noah GRANT Sr.

History of the Simon Mills Family, Katie R Mills, Vol I, p3:
"...Simeon and Mary (Buell) Mills became the parents of eleven children, although only six of them reached maturity. They continued to live in Windsor until about 1670, as daughter Sarah, bornthat year, is recorded at Windsor; and Simon's name appears on the list of freemen at Windsor dated 11 Oct 1669, but when he sold some land at Windsor in Apr 1672 he is described as 'now dwelling at Simsbury'..."
"...Widow Mary Bissell went back to Simsbury to live with her children, and there she died 24 Jun 1718. She made her will 9 Mar 1718, and it was presented to the Hartford Probate Court on 5 Aug following. She made bequests to daughters Mary, Hannah and Elizabeth; the the heirs of son John; to heirs of daughter Sarah Ellsworth; and to son Simon, who was named executor. The value of the estate was L 17-13-09.
"Those who signed for shares were Samuel Humphrey Sr, Simon, John, Joseph and Benjamin Mills andSuel Tuller- all of Simsbury; and Hannah and Daniel Loomis, Thomas Ellsworth and Thomas Hoskins- all of Windsor.
"Children- 7 born at Windsor, and 4 at Simsbury:
1. Samuel Mills b 23 Apr 1661, d 19 May 1661
2. Simon Mills b 21 Jan 1661/1662, d 'soon'
2. 3. Mary Mills b 8 Dec 1662, age 20 in 1683, m Lt Samuel Humphrey
3. 4. Hannah Mills b Abt 1665, not listed in the Church record, age 18
in 1683, m (1) Simon Drake, (2) Damiel Loomis 5. Simon Mills b 1 May 1667, not on list in 1683, d before his father
4. 6. John Mills b 7 Jan 1668/1669, age 14 on list, m Sarah Pettibone
5. 7. Sarah Mills, b 16 Sep 1670, age 13 on list m Sgt Thomas Ellsworth 8. Abigail Mills b 1672, age 11 on list, d Bef Jul 1691
6. 9. Elizabeth Mills b 1674, age 9 on list, m Thomas Hoskins
10. Prudence Mills b 1676, age 7 on list 'now dead', d 1683
7. 11. Simon Mills b 1678, bapt 11 May 1679 at Windsor, age 5 on list, m
Mary Gaylor...

p6: "Second Generation.
"2. Mary Mills, daughter of Simon and Mary (Buell) Mills, was born at Windsor CT 8 Dec 1662. She was married Abt 1680 to Lt. Samuel Humphrey b 15 May 1656 son of Michael and Priscilla (Grant) Humphrey of Windsor.
"They made their home at Simsbury, where they became parents of eight children. Mrs Mary (Mills) Humphrey died at Simsbury 4 Apr 1730; her husband died 15 June 1736, in his 80th year.
"Children- all born at Simsbury-
"1. Mary Humphrey b 16 Nov 1681, d 18 Jul1737, m 7 Dec 1699 by Rev Dudley Woodbridge to Bartholomew Case b Oct 1670 son of John and Sarah (Spencer) Case of Simsbury. He died 25 Oct 1725 at age55 years.
"2. Elizabeth Humphrey b 22 Apr 1684, m Jul 1705 John Collier Jr Son of Goodman Collier of Hartford...
"3. Samuel Humphrey Jr- Called 'Ensign' b 7 or 17 May 1686, d 16 Oct 1759, age 73 years. He married four times and was the father of 19 children. He married (1) 23 Feb 1709/1710 Hannah Phelps b 25 Oct 1693, dau of Joseph 2nd and Mary (Collier) Phelps of Simsbury. She died 15 Oct 1710 at birth of ony child Samuel Humphrey III b 15 Oct 1710, d 7 Jul 1755, in 45thyear, m Mary Wilcox, dau of Joseph Sr and Abigail (Thrail) Wilcox...
"His 2nd marriage was on 26 Feb 1712/1713 to Mary Tuller b 27 Nov 1692 dau of John Tuller of Simsbury and Elizabeth (Case). They had one child- abel Humphrey b 13 Mar 1714, m Jemima Warner.
"His 3rd mariage was 6 Dec 1714 to Lydia North, dau of Nathaniel North of Farmington, and they had 8 children. She died 8 Aug 1730, soon after the birth of their youngest son. Children:
"Lydia, Elizabeth, Ezekiel, Tryphena, Mary, David, PHebe, and Isaac.
"His 4th marriage was on 31 Oct 1731 to Mary Orton of Litchfield CT; and they had 9 children. About 1739 this family moved to Goshen CT. Their friends at Simsbury were so sorry to see them move away that a large company went part way with them- and many wept at the parting.
"4. Jonathan Humphrey b 2 Dec 1688, d 14 Jun 1749 at age 61 years, m 30 Jun 1714 Mercy Ruggles dau of Rev Benjamin and Mercy (Woodbridge) Ruggles of Suffield..."

John North of Farmington, Dexter North, Washington DC, 1921, xi 322p 24 cm, 22-22879, CS71.N86 1921: "John North of Farmington Connecticut and his descendants; with a short account of other early North families."
p14:"Children [of Thomas and Hannah (Bird) North]:
"viii. Lydia, bapt. Mar., 1696; d. Aug. 8, 1736; m. Dec 6, 1714, Samuel Humphrey of Simsbury. Children: (1) Lydia, b. Nov. 7, 1715; m. Capt. Daniel Wilcox. (2) Elizabeth, b. Sept. 17, 1717; m.Oct. 27, 1735, Joseph Wilcox. (3) Ezekial, b. Aug. 28, 1719; m. Elizabeth Pettibone. (4) Tryphena, b. Jan. 29, 1722; d. 1752; m. June 11, 1739, Dr. Samuel Barber. (5) Mary, m. April 10, 1746; Sergt. Ezra Wilcox. (6) David, b.June 5, 1726. (7)Phebe, m. Mattison. (8) Isaac, d. Aug. 3, 1732."

Barber Genealogy, Sect I Descendants of Thomas Barber of Windsor Connecticut 1614-1909, Sect II Descendants of John Barber of Worcester Massachusetts 1714- 1909, Publ John Barber White, Ed Lillian May Wilson, Haverhill Mass, Press of the Nichols Print, 1909, clxiv 659p 24cm, 10-11369, CS71.B24 1909, Descendants of Thomas Barber of Windsor Connecticut 1614-1909.
p52: "Tryphene Humphrey, 1st wife of Dr Samuel Barber, was descendedfrom the Emigrant Michael Humphrey, as follows:
"Michael Humphrey, who was b. in Lyne (sic) Regis, England, and was in
Simsbury, Conn, in 1643. He m. Priscilla, only dau. of Matthew and
Priscilla Grant, who were also ancestors of Gen. U.S. Grant. Their
p53: "Lieut. Samuel Humphrey, m. Mary Mills, dau. of Simon and Mary
(Buel) Mills, who was B. Dec 8, 1662; d. Apr r, 1730. Their son,
"Ensign Samuel Humphrey m. Lydia North, dau. of Nathaniel North, and
granddau. of John and Hannah (Buel) North. She was b. Aug 8, 1680.
Their daughter,
"Tryphene Humphrey, b. June 27, 1722; m. Dr. Samuel Barber..."

Digest of Early Connecticut Probate Records,C W Manwaring, Vol III, p169: "Lt Samuel Humphrey, Simsbury, Died 15 Jun 1736. Will dated 22 Jul 1734...I give unto my four sons, to Samuel, Jonathan, Charles and Noah, all the right that I have in ye common and undivided lands lying in sd. Simsbury, and also in Windsor, to be equally divided amongst them. Also, I do give unto my forenamed four sons that tract of land before mentioned called the Ash Swamp, upon condition that will pay unto my three daughters so much money as shall be sufficient to make up to them what shall be wanting in my moveable estate to make up to them their portions...I give unto my son Noah that tract of land bounding...westerly part on my son Samuel's land,...northerly on my son Samuel's land..."

Holcombe Family Genealogy
James and Randal Holcombe
Descendants of Matthew Grant
22. Samuel4 Humphrey (Samuel3, Priscilla2Grant, Matthew1) was born on 17 May 1686. He married Hannah Phelps, daughter of Joseph Phelps and Mary Collier, on 23 Feb 1710. He died in 1759.
Children of Samuel4 Humphrey and Hannah Phelps were:
53. i. Ezekiel5, born 28 Aug 1719 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT; married Elizabeth Pettibone.

Holcombe Family Genealogy
James and Randal Holcombe
Descendants of Michael Humphrey

8JQJ-JL Born 17 May 1688, IGI Born May 1686, Ancestral File Ver 4.10 LQK1-HL Born Abt 1696 Simsbury.

IGI Birth 8384101-12-1395651 Father Samuel HUMPHREY Mother Mary MILLS Born May 1686 Simsbury Hartford Connecticut.

IGI Marriage 7233402-17-822600 Samuel HUMPHRIS Mar Lidia NORTH 6 Dec 1714 Simsbury Hartford Connecticut.

LDS Submission: Vera L Price 640 I St Idaho Falls Idaho. LDS Heir: Levi North 5th Cousin-In-Law SH, 5 Cousin LN. Samuel HUMPHREY Born 7 May 1686 Simsbury Mar (3) Lydia NORTH 6 Dec 1714 Other Wives(1) Hannah PHELPS (2) Mary FULLER 7 Feb 1713.

LDS Submission: Mernie A Gallagher Bunce 1161 Santa Fe Ave Martinez California. LDS Heir: Mernie A Gallagher Bunce 5th Great Granddaughter LtSH/MBM. Samuel HUMPHREY Jr Born 17 May 1686 Simsbury Mar Hannah PHELPS 23 Feb 1709 Died 16 Oct 1759.

LDS Submission: Anna Mae Barber Wright 404 N Delmar Ave San Gabriel California. LDS Heir: Anna Mae Barber Wright 4th Great Granddaughter DrSB. Samuel HUMPHREY Mar Lydia NORTH Father of Tryphena HUMPHREY.

   Marriage Information:

Samuel married Hannah PHELPS on 23 Feb 1709-1710 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. (Hannah PHELPS was born on 25 Oct 1693 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA and died on 15 Oct 1710.)

   Marriage Information:

Samuel also married Mary TULLER 7-26 Feb 1712-13 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. (Mary TULLER was born on 27 Nov 1692 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.)

   Marriage Information:

Samuel also married Lydia NORTH, daughter of Thomas NORTH, Sr and Hannah NEWELL, on 6 Dec 1714 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. (Lydia NORTH was born in Mar 1695/96 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, christened in Mar 1695/96 and died on 8 Aug 1730-1736 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.)

   Marriage Information:

Samuel also married Mary ORTON on 31 Oct 1731 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. (Mary ORTON was born in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA and died in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.)


1 Ancestral File Ver 4.10, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File Ver 4.10, (Copyright (c) 1980, 1997.), 8JQJ-JL, LQK1-HL.

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