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

Herbert Henry Jones, b. 1858 in England, and His Family in Walla Walla, Washington

Despite the lack of luck (so far) with the US Federal Census and Frank Reeves Jones, I have found Herbert Henry Jones, the uncle of and person for whom my great grandfather appears to be named. In 1900, he is in Walla Walla, Washington, born October 1858 in England, a grain merchant.  Unfortunately the information … Continue reading Herbert Henry Jones, b. 1858 in England, and His Family in Walla Walla, Washington

More on Frank Reeves Jones and Annie Humphreys

Confession time:  the information compiled in the prior posts Jones Family, Herbert Henry Jones, b. 1890 in Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, and Frank Jones and Annie Humphreys is all I have been able to find on my own, since in particular I have not found the immigration records for Frank or any census information for him (or for Annie during … Continue reading More on Frank Reeves Jones and Annie Humphreys

Herbert Henry Jones, b. 1890 in Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington

Going backwards, I was able to find Cecil in the 1920 Federal Census in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, as expected.  He's 9, attending school, and the birthplaces of his parents are Washington and Ohio. With him is his father, Herbert H. Jones, 30. Other information on the census form about Herbert: owns his home, born in … Continue reading Herbert Henry Jones, b. 1890 in Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington