Surname: Humphrey

Humphrey, Lee – Obituary

Island City, Union County, Oregon Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Lee Humphrey Passed Away William Lee Humphrey died last night at the Grande Ronde hospital, where he has been the past few weeks. The deceased was 65 years of age. On account of a severe accident a few years ago, Mr. Humphrey has been an invalid the most of the time and his trouble was further intensified over the loss of his wife, Mrs. Alabama Humphrey years ago. There were no children. He was a nephew of the late John A. Childers and Mrs. Chas. Golden is a cousin. He had many friends among whom he will be greatly missed The funeral will be held at the Odd Fellows hall at Island City, at 2:00 o’clock tomorrow afternoon. Ensign Ollie [Olive] Childers will preach the funeral sermon. La Grande Evening Observer Wednesday April 3, 1918 Front Page Contributed by: Tom...

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Humphrey, Lee Mrs. – Obituary

Island City, Union County, Oregon Funeral Set For Thursday Body Of Late Pioneer Buried Tomorrow Island City Church and Cemetery Is Place of Services The Rebekah lodge of this city is preparing to attend the funeral of the late Mrs. Lee Humphrey of Island City, in a body tomorrow afternoon. The noble grand, Mrs. Clapp, has issued a call to all members to be present at the hall at 1 o’clock tomorrow at which time conveyances will be supplied to take them to the funeral. The funeral services will be held at the church in Island City tomorrow at 2 o’clock, Olive Childers presiding. Interment will be made in the Island City cemetery. Zophrania Alabama Parker was born in Carlton, Mo. in 1868. In 1899 she came to Baker and was there met and married to Lee Humphrey. They came at once to La Grande and for a number of years farmed in this vicinity. For the past six or seven years they have had a comfortable home in Island City. Mrs. Humphrey was a talented woman, and the walls of her home carry mute testimony of her skill with the brush. She was accomplished in many ways. For the past decade she has been troubled with diabetes and it was that disease that drove her to her bed a week ago and yesterday claimed it reward. The death...

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Leon Ward Humphrey

Corpl. F. Artly., Btrv. A, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; of Onslow County; son of Hill and Georgie Humphrey. Entered service Aug., 1917, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Fought in all battles with 113th. Gassed at Argonne Nov. 7, 1918. Returned to USA June 12, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, June,...

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Biographical Sketch of George Humphrey

GEORGE HUMPHREY. – Mr. Humphrey was esteemed by everyone as an honorable gentleman, a man of large brain, and of an excellent capacity and understanding. Although in his youth he suffered from poverty and the lack of educational facilities, he nevertheless succeeded in obtaining a large property and an honored and enduring name. His estimable wife, Cynthia A. Humphrey, was “one of the best of women,” so described by all who knew her and were allowed to make the acquaintance of her great mental intelligence and vigor, and to know of her benevolence and christian character. Mr. Humphrey was born April, 1, 1807. While a young man he resided in the State of New York and Canada. In the latter region he was married in 1835 to Miss Cynthia A. Bristol. He subsequently emigrated to Illinois and to Iowa, in the latter state engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits, transacting a large financial business. In 1853 he came to Oregon and settled in Lane county, and in a few years established a permanent home at Eugene, Oregon. Upon his death in 1883, he devised his property to his widow, and to his six sons and two daughters, named respectively Albert, James, Thomas, William, H. Clay, Norris, Emily (now Mrs. A.G. Hovey) and Caroline ( now Mrs. H.B....

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Biographical Sketch of Ozias Humphrey

Ozias Humphrey moved from the town of Sennet, Cayuga Co., to Springwater in the year 1836, and lived on West Hill near the Liberty Pole corners until his death in 1856. He was born in Simsbury, Connecticut, in the year 1789. He married Parnal Douglass of New Hartford, Conn. They had nine children, Leora, wife of John Wilhelm, of Conesus. Harvey D. resides at Webster’s Crossing, N. Y.; Aranda K. died in 1877, in the town of Birdsall, N.Y.; Lucy Ann married Willis Clark, of Sparta, and died in 1868; Esther M. married David Crittle, of Holly, Mich.; Correll M. resides in Springwater; Enphrasia married John M. Baird, of Holly, Mich., Mary L. died in 1852 aged 19 years; Charles resides in Almond, Allegany Co, N....

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Biographical Sketch of Denison Humphrey

DENISON HUMPHRY, son of Leavitt, one of the Committee of Arrangements, is a farmer and trader at the Flat, and has been Selectman, and a Representative two years. Like his father and other members of the family, he was noted for superior mechanical...

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