He mar 1stly, 19 Apr 1858, Iowa, to Mary Coleman
[born 15 Aug 1834, Connonagh, Co.Cork
Apparently marriage date of 10 Dec 1857 is wrong. Apparently Mary was pregnant at mar.
Children born in Iowa in 1858 and 1860.
Daughter born in Nevada 1862.
Children born in Washoe City, Nevada, 1863 to 1869.
His mother died in Washoe City in 1868.
Mary dies, 1869:
She died 29 Jan 1869, Washoe City, Nevada, age 34 yrs.
She died a few days after giving birth to Angela, who also died.
[Humphreys of Doonane family history] says: "Her daughter Mary Ann told of seeing her mother's frozen body which was lying in a shed back of the house as the ground was frozen so solid they were unable to bury her."
She was buried Silver Terrace Cemeteries, Virginia City, Nevada. See findagrave.
Nicholas had issue by 1st wife:
Nicholas, after his wife's death in 1869, put the children in St.Mary's convent school, Virginia City, Nevada, where they were taken care of by the Sisters.
Children are listed in St.Mary's convent in 1870 census.
Nicholas mar 2ndly, 25 June 1881, Idaho, to Delia Cummings.
The story is that she was a "mail order bride". Marriage arranged via letters. The story is that Nicholas didn't tell her he had daughters living at home, and when she found out she was furious, and apparently never forgave him as she was very mean to him.
They lived at Moscow, Idaho.
He died 11 Nov 1909, Moscow, Idaho, age 79 yrs. NOT 15 Nov.
Death reported as earlier that day in The Star-Mirror, Moscow, Idaho, November 11, 1909. Describes him as "Nicholas Humphrey, a pioneer of this section".
He was buried Catholic section, Moscow cemetery. See findagrave.
Delia died 1928.
She was bur Catholic section, Moscow cemetery. See findagrave.
Nicholas had issue by 2nd wife:
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