Humphreys Pension Files
Humphries, Absolem (or Absolom) born August 1760. While residing in
County, South Carolina, Absolem enlisted in 1780, and again in 1781 while living
in Fairfield County, South Carolina. After the Revolution he continued
in South Carolina for about 12 years. then moved to Trigg County, Kentucky. His
pension was allowed there (Trigg Co.) May 13, 1833.
Absolem married March 31, 1791 in South Carolina to Barthena, daughter
Wall. She was born March 23, 1776. Barthena was allowed pension on April 8, 1848
while residing in Trigg County, Kentucky.
Children listed in pension:
John, born March 15, 1793
Absalom Jr., born July 11, 1797
Jesse, born April 6, 1800
Polly, born February 11, 1803
Charles, born July 4, 1805
Thomas, born February 2, 1808
Richard Bennet, born April 29, 1810
James Maddison, born May 10, 1812 or 1813
Susan Ship, born May 25, 1816
In 1844 Elizabeth Young made affidavit in Trigg County, Kentucky that
born in February, 1791 and was the daughter of Thomas Humphries; who was a
brother of Absalom.
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