FREEMAN, Sarah May

James Franklin Freeman
Sarah Elizabeth Bright

Born: 01 Sep 1888 in Hatton, Callaway County, Missiouri
Married: William Henry Humphreys on 21 Jun 1906 in Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana
Died: 24 Mar 1951 in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington
Burial: 27 Mar 1951 in Wenatchee City Cemetery, 1710 N Western Ave in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington

Father: James Franklin Freeman
Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Bright


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1900 (Line 31) - Liberty, Callaway County, Missouri
1910 (Line 21) - Monitor, Chelan County, Washington
1920 (Line 58) - Monitor, Chelan County, Washington
1930 (Line 79) - Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington


SOURCE: Wenatchee World newspaper (WA), 26 Mar 1951

Mrs. W. H. Humphreys

Mrs. Sarah May Humphries, 62, wife of William H. Humphreys, died in a local hospital Saturday following an illness of six weeks.

Born Sept. 1, 1888, near Hatton, Missouri, she moved from Missouri at the age of 13 years in 1901 to Billings, Montana. There she was graduated from the Billings high school and was married to William H. Humphreys on June 21, 1906, at Billings. She moved with her husband to Trinidad Colorado, where she resided until 1908 when she returned to Billings. She came to Wenatchee with her family in 1909, locating upon an orchard in the Monitor district.

Mrs. Humphreys was a member and past president of the Arts and Crafts club; a member and past president of the Women's Federation of Clubs; a member and past president of the John Stotzenburg Camp, Spanish American War Auxiliary; member of the Evergreen club, the Lake Wenatchee Grange, the Orthopedic Group, and Methodist church. For the past 13 years she had made her home at Camp Idlewild at Fish Lake during the summer season.

Surviving are her husband; three sons, John W. Humphreys of Tacoma, Freeman Humphreys of Wenatchee, and William H. Humphreys, Jr., of Tacoma; two daughters, Mrs. Allen C. Hamilton of Wenatchee, and Mrs. Verbal Preston of Wenatchee; three brothers, Carl Freeman, Los Angeles, Calif., and Robert Freeman and David Freeman, both of Billings; two sisters, Mrs. C. E. Stroup of Billings, and Mrs. A. D. Kellar of Beverly Hills, California, and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral: services will be held from the Jones and Jones chapel, Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Frank E. Beatty will officiate; Mrs: Orville Richardson will sing with Carolyn Sterling at the organ. The following friends will serve as casket bearers: Marion Roys, Nebraska, USAlson Taylor, Orville Marchant, Vernon Neal, Chalmers Corie, and Edward Carr. Burial wll be in the Wenatchee cemetery.

Seats will be reserved for Spanish-American War veterans and auxillary members.


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