Michael Samuel HUMPHREY
(Abt 1588-Aft 1634)
Susannah
(Abt 1592-)
Matthew GRANT, Sr
(1601-1681)
Priscilla GREY
(1602-1644)
Michael HUMPHREY
(1620-1695)
Priscilla GRANT
(1626-1669)
Lieutenant Samuel HUMPHREY, Sr
(1656-1736)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Mary Buell MILLS

Lieutenant Samuel HUMPHREY, Sr 1

  • Born: 15 May 1656, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Married: 15 Jun 1680-1686, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Died: 15 Jun 1736, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

   Another name for Samuel was Lieutenant.

   Ancestral File Number: 8JQJ-F3. User ID: 1156.

   General Notes:

Landowner, Lieutenant.

1st Cousin Samuel GRANT Jr.

BOOKS
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, isrecorded 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 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 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 times and was the father of 19children. 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 moveaway 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 30Jun 1714 Mercy Ruggles dau of Rev Benjamin and Mercy (Woodbridge) Ruggles of Suffield..."

17th Century Colonial Ancestors of Members of the National Society of Dames of the XVII Century 1915-1975, Mary Louise Marshall Hutton, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, 1987, p134:
"Samuel Humphrey (1656-1736), CT, m. Mary Mills, Landowner."

Digest of Early Connecticut Probate Records, C W Manwaring, Vol I, p566-567: "Michael Humphrey, Windsor, Court Record, 14 Apr 1697. Samuel Humphrys...all of them the heirs and Children of Michael Humphrey of Windsor Decd..."

Digest of Early Connecticut Probate Records, C W Manwaring, Vol III, p169: "Lt. Samuel Humphrey, Simsbury, Died 15 Jun 1736. Invt. L228-08-07. Will dated 22 Jul 1734. I, Samuel Humphrey, of the Town of Simsbury, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament..."

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:
"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 ofGen. U.S. Grant. Their
son,
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..."

INTERNET
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Holcombe Family Genealogy
James and Randal Holcombe
Descendants of Matthew Grant
7. Lt. Samuel3 Humphrey (Priscilla2Grant, Matthew1) was born on 15 May 1656 at Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. He married Mary Mills, daughter of Simon Mills and Mary Buell, in 1680. He died on 15 Jun 1736 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 80.
Children of Lt. Samuel3 Humphrey and Mary Mills were as follows:
19. i. Mary4, born 16 Nov 1681 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT; married Bartholomew Case.
20. ii. Noah, born 30 Mar 1707; married Hannah Case.
21. iii. Charles, married Hepzibah Pettibone.
22. iv. Samuel, born 17 May 1686; married Hannah Phelps.

INTERNET
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Holcombe Family Genealogy
James and Randal Holcombe
Descendants of Michael Humphrey
4. Lt. Samuel2 Humphrey (Michael1) was born on 15 May 1656 at Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. He married Mary Mills, daughter of Simon Mills and Mary Buell, in 1680. He died on 15 Jun 1736 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 80.
Children of Lt. Samuel2 Humphrey and Mary Mills were as follows:
10. i. Mary3, born 16 Nov 1681 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT; married Bartholomew Case.
ii. Elizabeth; born 22 Apr 1684; married John Collyer Jr. 4 Jul 1705.
11. iii. Ensign Samuel, born 17 May 1686 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT; married Hannah Phelps; married Mary Tuller; married Lydia North; married Mary Orton.
12. iv. Jonathan, born 2 Dec 1688 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT; married Mercy Ruggles.
v. Hannah; born 6 Apr 1697.3
13. vi. Abigail, born 13 Jan 1697/98 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT; married John Case.
14. vii. Charles, married Hepzibah Pettibone.
15. viii. Noah, born 30 Mar 1707 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT; married Hannah Case.

ANCESTRY.COM 30 Jul 2000
Database: Connecticut Puritan Settlers, 1633-1845
First Sttlers of the Colony. Humphrey, Michael, 1645, in the land record, Windsor. Married P. Grant, 1647. Children, John, Mary, Samuel, Martha, Sarah, Abigail and Hannah. As he was the only person of the name who came early into the colony, he was probably the ancestor of those of the name in Simsbury, Granby and other parts of Connecticut, and of the Hon. Friend Humphrey, of Albany.

Appendix, Containing Additions and Corrections.
Humphrey, Michael, married Priscilla Grant, in 1647, and had children, John, Mary, Samuel, Martha, Sarah, Abigail, and Hannah, (born in '69.)

ANCESTRY.COM 2 Aug 2000
A DIGEST OF THE EARLY CONNECTICUT PROBATE RECORDS.
1732 to 1737.
Will and Invt. in Vol. XIII, Page 24-5 Name: Lt. Samuel Humphrey Location: Simsbury
Died 15 June, 1736. Invt. 228-08-07. Taken by Joseph Cornish, Benajah Humphrey and Samuel Pettibone. Will dated 22 July, 1734.
I, Samuel Humphrey, of the Town of Simsbury, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: I do give unto my daughter Mary 39-06-08. I give unto my daughter Elizabeth 33-06-08. I give unto my daughter Abigail 24-06-08. And my will is that my three daughters shall have their portions paid unto them out of my moveable estate, and that the goods which I have delivered to them since the decease of my wife Mary (as shall appear by the account thereof that I have kept) shall be accounted to them as part of their portion. And in case my moveable estate, with the goods above mentioned, be not sufficient to pay unto them their portions, then my sd. daughters to have the remaining part of their portion set out to them in my land in that tract commonly called the Ash Swamp, unless my sons hereafter named shall pay unto them the remaining part of their portions. And in case my sons shall pay unto my sd. daughters the remaining part of their portions, then the sd. tract of land to be divided amongst my sons. 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 they 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 of mine lying on the side of the hill eastward from the house, bounding westerly part on his house lott, part on my son Samuel's land, part on land of Hannah Cornish, and part on land of Abraham Sidervelt, northerly on my son Samuel's land, eastward on land of Joseph Phelps, and south on the highway. I do give unto my granddaughter Sarah Case 19, to be paid unto her out of my moveable estate. I appoint John Humphrey of Simsbury and my son Jonathan Humphrey and my daughter Mary Case to be executors.
Witness: John Mills, Benjamin Mills, Michael Humphrey.
Samuel Humphrey, ls.
Court Record, Page 48--30 June, 1736: Will proven.

ANCESTRAL FILE
Ancestral File Ver 4.10 8JQJ-F3 Mar Mary Buell MILLS (AFN:8JQJ-G8) 15 Jun 1686 Simsbury Harford Connecticut.

INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGICAL INDEX
IGI Birth 7302406-41-822653 Father Michael HUMPHRY Mother Priscilla GRANT Born 15 May 1656 Windsor Hartford Connecticut.

LATTER DAY SAINTS
LDS Submission: Mernie A Gallagher Bunce 1161 Santa Fe Ave Martinez California. LDS Heir: Mernie A Gallagher Bunce 5th Great Granddaughter LtSH/MBM. (Lt) Samuel HUMPHREY Born 15 May 1656 Windsor Mar Mary BUELL MILLS Died 15 Jun 1736 Simsbury Hartford Connecticut.

LDS Submission: Rebecca Stout 3448 So West Temple Salt Lake City Utah. LDS Heir: Nathaniel Worden 4th Great Grandson MH/PG. Samuel HUMPHREY Born 15 May 1656 Windsor Mar Mary MILLS Died 15 Jun 1736.

LDS Submission: Vera L Price 640 I St Idaho Falls Idaho. LDS Heir: Levi North 5th Cousin-In-Law SH, 5th Cousin LN. Samuel HUMPHREY [Sr] Mar Mary BUELL MILLS Father Samuel HUMPHREY [Jr].

   Marriage Information:

Samuel married Mary Buell MILLS, daughter of Simon MILLS, Jr and Mary BUELL, on 15 Jun 1680-1686 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. (Mary Buell MILLS was born on 8 Dec 1652-1662 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA and died on 4 Apr 1730 in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.)

Sources


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-F3.


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