Biography and History

Luzern Humphrey was a farmer and millwright from Ohio.

Source: From the finding aid for C1353

  • Luzern Humphrey Collection. 1852-1854 (bulk), circa 1838-2014 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C1353

    Consists primarily of material relating to Ohio farmer Luzern Humphrey's overland journey from Kanesville, Iowa, to the Oregon Territory in 1852, his life there through 1853, and his return to Iowa in 1854, including his journal and 51 letters to his wife in Ohio. Also included are some papers relating to the family of William Miller, the founder of Adventism.