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Descendants of

Barnubus Humfleet


Clarissa Pheobe (Langley) Humfleet


Barnabus Humfleet
son of
James &Elizabeth(Langley-Bass) Humfleet
Barnabus is actually James's adopted step-son from
Elizabeth's previous marriage to Jonathan Bass.

b: 1793 NC
d: 11 Apr 1852 Laurel Co, KY
Clarissa Pheobe "Feraby" Langley,
on 18 Jan 1821, in Knox Co, KY
daughter of
James &Elizabeth "Betsy"(Humfleet) Langley, Jr.
b: Abt 1802 NC
d: 1870 KY

Much of the info for this page
was obtained from the book,
"The Humfleet Family,"
-by Pat Mellor

Barnabus's & Feraby's
List of Descendants
  • (1) William Elmer Humfleet
    b: 31 Mar 1821
    d: 1893 Laurel Co, KY
    m: AGNES MARGARET VAUGHN, on 16 Sep 1854, in Laurel Co, KY
    daughter of William &Rebecca(Sullivan) Vaughn
    b: 1821
    d: 1903

  • (2) Elizabeth Humfleet
    b: 1822
    m: THOMAS R. KIRBY, in 1849
    son of Henry &unknown Kirby
    grandson of Thomas &Milly(LNU) Kirby
    g-grandson of Jesse &Penelepah(Parker) Kirby
    b: 1813
    Thomas married his 1st wife, Isabella Sasser, in 1843.
    Thomas & Isabella were the parents of Dixon Kirby,
    the 1st husband of Melvina Sprinkle, who's 2nd husband
    was Dixon's 3rd cousin,
    Jonathan Humfleet.
    Elizabeth's father, Barnabus, is a half-brother to
    Jonathan's father, William "Bill" Humfleet.

  • (3) Jacob Humfleet
    b: Abt 1825

  • (4) James Harvey "Harve" Humfleet
    b: 21 Aug 1827
    d: 12 Sep 1873
    b: 1847
    Liz's 2nd husband was Herl Sprinkle.
    Herl is the father of Melvina (Sprinkle) Kirby-Humfleet,
    who is the step-daughter of Harve's sister, Elizabeth.

  • (5) Sarah "Sally Ranse" Humfleet
    b: 1832
    m: never married
    See comments below, about #7 Mary Jane(Humfleet) Perry, which
    explain how Sarah got her nickname "Sally Ranse."

  • (6) Barnabus Thomas Humfleet
    b: 1834
    Barnabus-T served in the Tennessee Infantry
    with his brother James Harvey. Moved to Missouri.

  • (7) Mary Jane Humfleet
    b: 1836
    m: RANSEL H. "RANSE" PERRY, on 30 Jan 1870, in Knox Co, KY
    (aka Ransom/Rancil/)
    son of William &Nancy(LNU) Perry
    b: 1831 TN (possibly Hancock Co, TN)
    d: Abt 1890 Knox Co, KY
    Ranse married his 1st wife, Melissa Imes, on 11 Jun 1853, in Claiborn Co, TN.
    Ranse's name is spelled in various ways on various records, but on his
    and Mary Jane's marriage record, his name is shown as Ransel H. Perry.
    After his death in 1890, his and Mary Jane's family moved to MO,
    along with Mary Jane's unmarried sister Sally Humfleet (who was
    sometimes known as "Sally Ranse" to distinguish her from others
    with the same first name) and her brother Henry Humfleet.

  • (8) Henry H. Humfleet
    b: Abt 1839
    Moved to Missouri.

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