The Humphreys Family: Wisconsin to Washington State

Although the Humphreys returned to Wisconsin after the first move west, the desire to seek out land or opportunity further west apparently remained. Although Owen was still in Springvale when the Civil War draft registration occurred in 1863, by the time of the next Federal Census in 1870, the family had again moved to Minnesota, … Continue reading The Humphreys Family: Wisconsin to Washington State

The Humphreys Family–Wales to Wisconsin

Time to take a break from the efforts to trace various Shropshire relatives forward and to return to tracing back my ancestors to the time of their immigration to the US. As mentioned in Frank Jones and Annie Humphreys and Herbert Henry Jones, b. 1890 in Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, my great-great-grandmother Anna Ellen (Annie) Humphreys was born in … Continue reading The Humphreys Family–Wales to Wisconsin

Maund and Cound Families, Going Forward (Part 3)

I have not had as much luck with the oldest Maund sibling, Elizabeth, as with her brother John and sister Mary, so this post will be comparatively brief. Elizabeth was christened in 1792, and Richard Price (sometimes Preece, which is consistent with the derivation and historical pronunciation), also of the Munslow parish, on 25 Mar … Continue reading Maund and Cound Families, Going Forward (Part 3)

More Joneses from Shropshire Parish Records

After that quick look at surrounding parishes (Shropshire Parishes), I made an effort to follow-up on the Jones research posted about last week (Jones Clarifications from the Diddlebury and Other Parish Records). As noted before, Edward Jones, the father of William Jones and the other children discussed in my prior post, was married for the first … Continue reading More Joneses from Shropshire Parish Records