Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Humeses in:
 • Kinkead Cemetery
 • Alexandria
 • Douglas County
 • Minnesota
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Silas Humes
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 16, 1833
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1923
Alexandria
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA

SILAS HUMES Obituary

Silas Humes was born in the state of New York, Jan. 16, 1833, and died Feb. 21, at the remarkable age of 90 years, 1 month and 5 days. When a young boy with his parents, he moved to the state of Wisconsin. Here he married, and of this union five children, four sons and a daughter survived. They are Albert G., of Alberta, Can., George H., Tawton, Can., Charles H., of Canada; Eugene H., of Canada; the daughter is Mrs. Aug. Herbert of Duluth.

Forty-five years ago Mr. Humes came to Minnesota and took a homestead near Lake Reno, Pope county. Here he continued to live until twenty years ago, when he retired and came to this city, which has since been his home.

Mr. Humes was twice married. His second marriage, to Laura Carlquist, took place in 1885. She also survives her husband.

Funeral services were held form Anderson's chapel Friday afternoon, Feb. 23. Gev. [sic] G.A. Hanna of the methodist church officiated at the service. Interment was made in Kinkead cemetery.

The following were pall bearers; T.J. Barros, E.F. Nelson, Jessie Strang, Oscar Herbert, Robert Peacock and R.W. Menke. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elijah Humes (1801 - 1880)
  Samantha Waters Humes (1803 - 1863)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Dresden Humes (1838 - 1881)*
  Laura Ingeborg Katharina Carlquist Humes (1866 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Alson Fredrick Humes (1859 - 1938)*
  Abraham Lincoln Humes (1861 - 1876)*
  Laura Viola Humes (1874 - 1875)*
  William Clarence Humes (1880 - 1881)*
 
 Siblings:
  Aldis Humes (1820 - 1915)*
  Sidney Humes (1828 - 1906)*
  Silas Humes (1833 - 1923)
  Charles Humes (1835 - 1901)*
  Elijah Humes (1837 - 1888)*
  Ida Jane Humes Walker (1856 - 1934)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Kinkead Cemetery
Alexandria
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Hu...
Record added: Mar 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25600944
Silas Humes
Added by: AlanG
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Your g-g-g-grandson,
- Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Humes
 Added: Nov. 18, 2009
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service