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Humphries Ancestry
(of Julia McCallister)

William Humphries (1750 - 1825) 

William Humphries was born in the year 1750, most likely in the present Kings Mountain area of North Carolina.  He married Marianne Walker who was born in the year 1750 and died at age 35 in 1785.  William Humphries died in Spartanburg, South Carolina at the age of 75 on May 30, 1825.

William and Marianne Walker Humphries had the following children:


Samuel Humphries (1781 - 1849)
Anderson Humphries
Jane Humphries
John Humphries (1768 - 26 Dec 1850) d. in Spartanburg SC
William Humphries (1770 - 23 Aug 1841) d. in Rutherford NC
Jesse Humphries (1774 -  ?  )
David Humphries (1776 -  ?  )
Margaret Humphries (1778 -  ?  )
Francis Humphries (1780 -   ?  )
 
William and 2nd wife Frances (or Francis) Surratt--b. 1753, d. 22 Jan 1848 had the following children:

Anderson Humphries (1785 -  ?  )
Henry Humphries (1789 -  ?  )

Samuel Humphries ( 1781 - 1850)


Samuel Humphries was born in Cleveland County, North Carolina in the year 1781.  He married Nancy McCraw.  Nancy was born in 1772 and died in Cleveland County in 1850 at age 78.  Samuel also died in Cleveland County 10 or 11 years earlier in 1849 at the age of 68.

They had the following children:

William Bryson Humphries (1812 - 1868)
Daniel Humphries (Nov 19, 1807 - Oct 20, 1883)  
Francis Humphries (1810 -  ?  )
Ranny Humphries (1818 -   ?  )
Celia Humphries (1806 -     ?  )
Lawson Humphries (1804 -   ?  )
Thomas Jefferson Humphries (1814 -   ?  )
Elizabeth Humphries (1816 -    ?  )
Samuel Humphries Jr. (1820 -   ?  )


William Bryson Humphries (1812 - 1868) 

was born in Cleveland County, North Carolina in March 8, 1812.  He married Mary Blanton who was born in 1810 and died (?).  William died in Cleveland County at age 56 in the year 1868.

They had the following children:

Samuel Austin Humphries (1850 - 1913)
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Samuel Austin Humphries, May 17, 1850 - June 27, 1913


Samuel Austin Humphries was married four times:


 Mary Ezell Humphries (1875 - 1899)
Minnie L. Humphries     (1877 -   ?  )
Jemima E. Humphries   (1879 -   ?  )
Lula Humphries            (1880 -    ?  )

Children of Samuel Austin and Mary Ezell Humphries:


Ferris Humphries          (1893 -  ?  ) Married Bertha Mamie Ledford (11 Dec 1896 - 17 May 1975). --- Married  in Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina.  Ferris and Bertha had the following children:
>>Clara B. born 1923
>>Edna E. born 1924
>>Thelma R. born 1927
>>Ferris C. born 1929
>>Dwight E. born 1916
>>Ruth M. born 1921
>>Herbert B. born 1920

Older Samuel Austin Humphries (1850 - 1913) was born May 17, 1850 and died in Gafney, Cherokee County, South Carolina on June 27, 1913 at the age of 63.  He married Louisa Jane Jones.




Louisa Jane Jones was born August 22,1850 and died in Gafney, Cherokee County, south Carolina on November 16, 1906 at age 56.

Early married photo tin of Samuel Austin and Louisa Jane Humphries