John NORTH, Sr
Mary Hannah BIRD
(Abt 1617-1679)
Thomas NEWELL, Jr
(Abt 1610-1689)
Thomas NORTH, Sr
(Abt 1649-1712)


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Ensign Samuel HUMPHREY, Jr

Lydia NORTH 1

  • Born: Mar 1695/96, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Christened: Mar 1695/96
  • Married: 6 Dec 1714, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Died: 8 Aug 1730-1736, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

   Ancestral File Number: 8VR2-BF. User ID: 579.

   General Notes:

Twin (with Sarah) Born 1696.

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, born that 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 and Suel 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 Humphreyb 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 age 55 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 timesand 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 45th year, 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."

Digest of Early Connecticut Probate Records, C W Manwaring, Vol II, p265-266: "Thomas North, Farmington, 17 Nov 1713: Adms account allowed. Order to distribute the estate to...Lydia North..."

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 descended from the Emigrant Michael Humphrey, as follows:
p52: "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. SamuelBarber..."

8VR2-BF Born 1696, Chr Mar 1696, Mar 6 Dec 1714, Died 8 Aug 1736.

IGI Marriage 7233402-17-822600 Lidia NORTH.

IGI Birth 8211902-12-0884808 Father Thomas NORTH Mother Hannah NEWELL (sic) Born Mar 1696 Farmington 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.

LDS Submission: Anna Mae Barber Wright 404 N Delmare Av San Gabriel California. LDS Heir: Anna Mae Barber Wright 3rd GGDaughter DB, 4th GGDaughter DrSB. Lydia NORTH Mar Samuel HUMPHREY Mother of Tryphena HUMPHREY.

   Marriage Information:

Lydia married Ensign Samuel HUMPHREY, Jr, son of Lieutenant Samuel HUMPHREY, Sr and Mary Buell MILLS, on 6 Dec 1714 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. (Ensign Samuel HUMPHREY, Jr was born on 17 May 1686-1688 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA and died on 16 Oct 1759 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.), 8VR2-BF.

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