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


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Jonathan HUMPHREY 1

  • Born: 2 Dec 1688, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Married: 30 Jun 1714, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Died: 4 Jun 1749, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

   Ancestral File Number: 8JQJ-KR.

   General Notes:

History of the Simon Mills Family, Katie R Mills, Vol I,
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) Humphreydied 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 ofJohn 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 17May 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 birthof 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..."

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 sonsthat 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 appoint John Humphrey of Simsbury and my son Jonathan Humphrey and my daughter Mary Case to be executors."

8JQJ-KR Died 14 Jun 1749.

LDS Submission: Mernie A Gallagher Bunce 1161 Santa Fe Ave Martinez California. LDS Heir: Mernie A Gallagher Bunce 5th Great Granddaughter LtSH/MBM. Jonathan HUMPHREY Born 2 Dec 1688 Simsbury Mar Mercy or Mary RUGGLES 30 Jun 1714 Died 4 Jun 1749.

   Marriage Information:

Jonathan married Mercy RUGGLES on 30 Jun 1714 in Simsbury, Hartford, 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-KR.

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