Listed in the 1850 census in McKean County Pennsylvania. Listed as Correl Humphrey, age 44, born New York. Wife Mary was age 43, born New York. Also in the household were: Rice Fowler, age 22, born New York; Clarrisa Fowler, 19, born Pennsylvania; Jane Fowler, 18, born New York; Elizabeth Fowler, 12, born Pennsylvania; Angeline, age 9, born Pennsylvania; Fayette Humphrey, age 11, born New York; Harriet, age 8, born New York; Correl, age 4, born New York; Edwin, age 3, born Pennsylvania; and Eveline, born Pennsylvania.
Fayette and probably Harriet were Correl’s children from an earlier marriage. Thomas J. Fowler is believed to have died in 1841 or 1842. The dates of her children by Correl indicate she married C. P. Humphrey about 1844.
From the "History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron, and Potter, Pennsylvania":“A.R. FOWLER, farmer, P.O. Eldred, was born in Cortland county, N.Y., July 16, 1828, a son of Jefferson and Maryette (Rice) Fowler. They settled in Eldred township about the year 1837, locating on the land now occupied by A.R. Fowler, where, after a few years, the father died, leaving a family of six children: A.R., Clara (now Mrs. George W. Lowe), Mary J. (Mrs. Thomas K. Wilcox), William P. (who died of wounds received at Point of Rocks, in the Rebellion), Harriet E. (Mrs. A.K. Riant) and Angelina A. (deceased). A.R. Fowler was reared in Eldred from nine years of age, and after the death of his father became the main support of the family. His mother married, for her second husband, C.P. Humphrey, by whom she had four children: Corel P. (who died of disease contracted in the Civil war), Edwin D., Eveline J. (Mrs. S. Welland), and Thomas H…”
Son Corel P. Humphrey enlisted as a private in the 39th Pennsylvania June 19, 1861, discharged for disability December 14, 1861. Listed as C. P. Humphrey on roster.
William P. Fowler enlisted in the 58th Pennsylvania in August 13, 1862, died September 21, 1864 of typhoid fever.
Mariette Rice Humphery is listed as buriedin Oak Hill Cemetery, Eldred Pennsylvania. Notation indicates her first husband was Jefferson Fowler and her second husband was Carrol P. Humphery. Date of death was January 31, 1861.
Would appreciate any information on Mary Rice Fowler Humphrey or the children.