David Walling Humphrey
2-28-1872 in Elkhorn, Wisconsin to 6-11-1950 in Stamford, Connecticut at age 78
David was the fourth child of Benjamin Blodgett and Mary Jane Walling Humphrey born in Elkhorn, Wisconsin at Sunny Slope Farm. His mother died just 41 days after he was born. Who cared for him and his five-year-old sister Hattie? It would appear that the paternal grandparents Hiram and Mary Blodgett Humphrey also lived on the farm, and with a 'hired girl' to help with the children (1860 and 1880 US Census records) the family functioned.
David was educated in Elkhorn public schools in the southeast Wisconsin community. Art was his love and passion. On 11-18-1889 a Warranty Deed (Vol. 102, p 49) w
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