DANNIE JOHNSON & NINA WILLIAMS HUMPHREY FAMILY
Research of Zelia Cline February 28, 2006
Dannie Johnson Humphrey was born 30 June 1906 in Bladen County, NC and died in Cumberland
County, NC 7 March 1981. He was the son of Hector B and Della Ann (Graves) Humphrey. He married
Nina Williams of Richmond Co. Nina was the daughter of James Franklin and Sarah Frances (McDougald)
Williams. Nina died 19 March 1992. They lived at 405 Haywood Ave, Rockingham. Both are buried in
Richmond Memorial Park, Rockingham, NC.
Dan's siblings were Charlie H, Nathan C, Eulah, William Walter, Annie Belle, Alma Ruth, and
Nina's siblings were Mary L, Edna M and James F Williams, Jr.
Dan was employed at Hanna Pickett Mills in Rockingham, NC from 5 January 1932 thru 20 December
1943 as a loom repairman. He was inducted into the U S Navy Dec 22, 1943 at Spartanburg, SC and was
discharged at Jacksonville, FL Dec 6, 1945.
When he returned home he operated a gun shop while continuing to work in textiles. He was
slim, short, with strawberry blond hair and freckles. He always had a ready grin. His wife Nina
had dark hair and large brown eyes. She was so gracious when we visited as children. We always
remember being well fed and having such a good time playing with "Buddy" and Jeanette.
Their son, Dannie Franklin Humphrey was born in 1936. He married Nellie Ruth Richardson on
Sept 18, 1955 in Rockingham, NC. They later moved to Wendell, NC where he is an heating and air
conditioning contractor. He and Nellie have five children all of whom were born in Richmond Co.
Jacqueline Faye was born 21 August 1956.
Susan Danette was born 28 February 1959.
Ellen Ruth was born 27 April 1960.
Dannie Franklin, Jr was born 26 October 1964.
Alicia Kay was born 24 February 1966.
Dan and Nina's daughter, Jeanette Humphrey was born 7 October 1943. On 23 December 1962, Jeanette
married James Michael Covington in Wolf Pit Township.
They have four children including James Michael Covington, Jr, born 24 July 1968 and Kelli Samantha
Covington, born 16 March 1970.
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