The Ward M. Canaday Center

for Special Collections

The University of Toledo

Finding Aid

Humphrey/Stone/Giffin Family, 1894-1996

MSS-161

Size: .75 linear feet

Provenance: Scott Bruner, Prescott Valley Historical Society

Access: open

Collection Summary: Collection consists of scrapbooks documenting five generations of these families in mostly photographs, obituaries, newspaper clippings, and greeting cards.

Subjects:  Social Life and Customs

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Processing Note:

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by:  Kim Brownlee, June 2002; last updated: June 2014

 

Family Trees

Humphrey Family Tree

Stone and Griffin Family Trees

Scope and Content Note

            This collection consists of the contents of three scrapbooks that document the Humphrey/Stone/Giffin family through five generations.  It covers approximately 100 years--from about 1894 to 1996.  The vast majority of the items in this collection are photographs.  Of particular interest are the photograph of "Grandpa Humphrey" in his KKK uniform, and the photograph of Harold Humphrey with a fob made of shrapnel that had been taken from his head during World War I.  Other items found in the collection include obituaries, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, and "Grandpa Stone's" union ribbon from the Carriage & Wagonworkers Local No. 70.

Folder List

Box

Folder

Arrangement

Scrapbook I

1

1

Minnie Stone, Lucy Humphrey's mother

1

2

Edward Humphrey

Denny Giffin, 3d grade, 1955-56

Retta & Albert Giffin

Susy, Patty, Arlene, Foxy, 1946

Boyd E. Giffin

Home near Pat, Post Falls, Id., Dec. 1996

"Dad"

"Bridge Guards Save Boy, Tired of Living", Blade, 5/10/1938

"Marshal's Aides Review Armistice Day Parade," newspaper photograph

Alpha W. Keiper obituary, 1944

Albert Giffin obituary, 10/13/1954

Harold Humphrey obituary, 3/27/1977

Union ribbon, Carriage & Wagonworkers Local No. 70, Toledo, Ohio

1

3

Lucy M. Stone, 10 years old

Harold L. Humphrey at Toledo Beach

Harold L. Humphrey, 1910

Thelma & Harold Humphrey

1

4

"Grandpa" Humphrey, K.K.K.

Harold L. Humphrey, ages 17 & 18

Ostrich at Walbridge Park, Toledo

Dorothy Humphrey

Lucile Stone, age 15, 12/4/1912

Claire Yeagley

1

5

Robert L. Humphrey in navy uniform

1

6

Robert Humphrey in navy uniform, 1941

1

7

Bernard & Dan Holman

Bob & Vi Humphrey

(7)

Dot & Lucy 1957

Virginia Ray, Aunt Isabel, & Aunt Dorothy, Easter 1918

1

8

Minnie Stone

William Warner Holman

1

9

Minnie Stone

unidentified white dog

1

10

Lucy Stone Humphrey

Alice Stone Holman

1

11

Alice Stone Holman, age 20

1

12

Alice Stone Holman

Minnie Stone

1

13

"Dad," Perc (Percy W. Field), Warner (Holman), "Mom," Vera (Stone

Field), Alice (Stone Holman), me, "Choddy" (Charlotte) & Beryl

(Field), Warner Jr. (Holman)

Dorothy "Dolly" Humphrey (various)

Thelma Humphrey (Hull, Kinney, Poole) & Dolly Humphrey

1

14

Dorothy Humphrey (various)

Dorothy, Charlotte, & Beryl

1

15

Dorothy Humphrey (various)

Dorothy & friend

Marion, Pearl, "Mother," Violet, Bobby, Harry, Lucile, Dorothy

1

16

Lu & "Mom"

"Uncle Jim" (Grandpa Ed Humphrey's brother) & Dolly Humphrey

Dorothy & Thelma

Dorothy Humphrey

Maplewood Ave. home

Charlotte Field

Alice (Stone) Holman

1

17

Lucy, Charlotte, & Vera about 1927

"Choddy" (Charlotte)

United Brethren Church

(17)

Humphreys, 3608 Upton

Beryl Field

Warner Holman Sr.

1

18

Charlotte "Choddy" Field

Beryl Field

1

19

Dorothy Humphrey

1

20

William Warner Holman Sr.

1

21

Violet Humphrey

1

22

unidentified baby

1

23

"Aunt Emma" and Thelma

Francis Humphrey

Francis & Thelma Humphrey

Mark, "Little Thelma," Aunt Thelma, Perc, Grandpa Humphrey, Aunt

Sarah Spillet

Jack Spillet

1

24

Roy & Thelma (Humphrey) Hull

Edith Toner, William Toner, Charlie Toner, Thelma, Milton Gravel, Silas

Filion, & Robert Toner

Dad & Helen

Eunice Spillet

1

25

Perc Spillet

Alice Toner

George Helsel Jr.

Jack Spillet

1

26

house at 716 Collins St., Toledo, Ohio, 1908 (residence of Edward &

Catherine Humphrey)

Minnie Stone

Lucile Stone

Humphrey residence, 3146 Kimball Ave., Toledo, Ohio

Thelma Humphrey

Thelma & Francis Humphrey in car

Grandma (Catherine) Humphrey, Thelma Humphrey, & Francis

Humphrey, with car

1

27

Dorothy Humphrey, "Choddy" (Charlotte) & Beryl Field

Dorothy "Dolly" Humphrey (various)

1

28

Lucy Stone "Humphrey"

Alice Stone "Holman"

1

29

Sarah Humphrey Spillet

Olive Spillet

1

30

Lucy Stone Humphrey, Thelma Humphrey Poole, Bernard Holman, Vera

Humphrey Field, "Choddy" (Charlotte) Field, and Alice Stone

Holman at reception at the Toledo Edison Club.

1

31

Lucy Stone Humphrey & Dorothy Humphrey

Alice Stone Holman

house at 3122 Parkwood, Toledo, Ohio

handwritten note regarding houses owned by Grandma & Grandpa

Humphrey

Harold & Lucy Stone Humphrey

unidentified dog

1

32

Lucy Stone Humphrey

1

33

Harold Humphrey with horse, WWI

Percy & Vera Humphrey Field, Harold & Dorothy Humphrey, Charlotte

Field Martin, Beryl Field, Alice Stone Holman

Lucy Stone Humphrey & Dorothy Humphrey, 1917

Lucy Stone Humphrey, 1917

Catherine Humphrey, age 25

1

34

house at 716 Collins Street, Toledo, Ohio,1908 (residence of Edward &

Catherine Humphrey)

Lucy Stone Humphrey, 1917

Harold Humphrey in France, 1918

camp in Montgomery, Alabama, WWI

unidentified dog

Catherine Humphrey

Harold Humphrey

Lucy Stone Humphrey & Dorothey Humphrey

(34)

Cousin Bob (Toner) and sons:  Harold, Alfred, Alvin, Elmer, Roy, & George

1

35

Bernard, Warner Jr., & Danny Holman, WWII

Warner Holman Jr. & Bob Humphrey, WWII

Lyle Giffin, Korean War

Lawrence Giffin, service during Vietnam

1

36

Warner Holman Jr., age 21, 1942

Bob Humphrey, 1941

Harold Humphrey, WWI

Harold Humphrey, age 17, 1913

Harold Humphrey, age 18, 1914

"my plastics," May 1969

Albert Giffin & sons:  Forest, Merle, & Boyd

1

37

Lucy Stone & Harold Humphrey wedding photographs

1

38

Harold Humphrey with fob made of shrapnel taken from head wound

Lucy Stone Humphrey & Dorothy Humphrey

Catherine Humphrey & Lucy Stone Humphrey

Dorothy Humphrey

Alice Stone & Dean Miller

Scrapbook II

1

39

Denny Giffin, various

Arizona Boys State, 1964, Flagstaff, Arizona

1

40

Denny & Boyd Giffin, Sept. 1947

Denny & Dorothy Humphrey Giffin

Denny & Patty Giffin, Aug. 1947

Denny Giffin, Sept. 1947

1

41

Patty, Lyle, & Denny Giffin, Nov. 1947

Denny & Boyd Giffin, Sept. & Oct. 1947

1

42

Lyle, Patty, & Denny Giffin, 1947 & 1948

1

43

Denny Giffin, various

1

44

Patty & Denny Giffin

1

45

Denny Giffin with dogs Skeeter & Curly, June 1948

Patty, Denny, & Boyd Giffin, 1948

1

46

Jerry ? & Denny Giffin, May 1948

Denny Giffin with dogs Skeeter & Curly, June 1948

Denny & Boyd Giffin, June 1948

1

47

Patty & Denny Giffin, 1948

1

48

Boyd, Patty, & Denny Giffin, 1948

1

49

Patty & Denny Giffin, 1948 & 1949

Denny Giffin 1948

Issa E. Giffin, 1996

1

50

Denny Giffin,. 1949

Denny Giffin & dog Luckey, 1949

1

51

Denny & Patty Giffin, 1949

1

52

Denny Giffin, 1949

David ?, Jerry ?, & Denny Giffin, 1949

1

53

Denny Giffin, 1949

Nancy, Denny & Patty Giffin, Sonny, Dickie, June 1949

1

54

Denny & Patty Giffin, 1949

Denny Giffin & Charlotte Long, Aug. 1950

1

55

Denny & Patty Giffin, 1950

1

56

Denny & Patty Giffin, Aug. & Christmas 1950

Denny Giffin, 1950

Denny Giffin & Charlotte, Oct. 1950

1

57

Denny Giffin, Mar. 1951 (various)

1

58

Denny Giffin, 1951

Denny & Patty Giffin, & Dorothy with puppies, 1951

(58)

Denny & Patty Giffin with puppies, 1951

1

59

Denny & Patty Giffin, (various) 1951

Retta & Albert Giffin

1

60

Denny & Patty Giffin, (various), 1951 & 1952

1

61

Denny, Patty, & Larry Giffin, (various), 1952

Denny & Patty Giffin & Beverly, 1952

1

62

Denny Giffin & Joanne Echardt, 1st day of school, 1952 (various)

1

63

Denny Giffin & Joanne Echardt, 1st day of school, 1952 (various)

1

64

Denny, Patty, & Larry Giffin, (various), 1952

Dean Newert, age 5

Joanne Echardt, age 5

1

65

Denny Giffin with goat & dog, 1951

Larry Giffin & Connie Meredith with Bernie (dog), 1st day of school, 1957

Percy & Vera Field; Alice, Choddy, & Beryl Holman, Harold & Dorothy

Humphrey, 1919

Denny Giffin with dog "Lucky," 1951

Denny Giffin & Joanne Echardt, 1st day of school, 1952

Denny & Patty Giffin with Santa Claus

Denny Giffin, age 19, 1968

unidentified baby

unidentified photo of graduating class

Denny Giffin

unidentified woman

class list, afternoon kindergarten, Mrs. Barnes, teacher

handwritten note signed "Luv, Marty"

various greeting cards

1

66

Mike Thornton, 4th grade, 1955-56

John Hipsher, 3rd grade, 1955-56

Catherine Hipsher, 5th grade, 1955-56

Joanne, age 5 1/2, 1952

Larry Lolla, 4th grade, 1956-57

Linda Akens, age 5, 1953

Sherry Akens, age 6, 1953

Scrapbook III

2

1

3rd grade class, Bedford Rural Agricultural School, 1955-56

2

2

Kindergarten class, Bedford Rural Agricultural School, 1952-53

Harold & Francis Humphrey

Harold Humphrey, 1917 (various)

Thelma, Harold, & Vera Humphrey

Bernie (dog), 1958

Denny Giffin, Kindergarten, 1952-53

Denny & Larry Giffin, 1954

"view from Den's cabin, Dec. 1976"

birth certificate for Boyd E. Giffin

typed note re:  Stone genealogy

newspaper clipping re:  Edward Stone

empty envelope addressed to Mrs. H.L. Stone, 308 Broadway, Toledo,

postmarked Nov. 9, 1914

2

3

Denny, Lyle, Patty, & Larry Giffin, 1953 (various)

Denny Giffin & Joanne Echardt, 1953

Denny Giffin & Sherry, 1953

fragment of newspaper clipping, re: Harold Humphrey

2

4

Denny Giffin, 1953 (various)

Denny Giffin & Joanne Echardt, 1953

Denny Giffin with Linda & Sherry, 1953

2

5

Denny Giffin & Joanne Echardt, 1953

Denny, Larry, & Patty Giffin, Christmas 1953

Denny Mayers, Denny & Larry Giffin, 1954

Denny & Larry Giffin with Lassie (dog) and kittens, 1954

Denny Giffin and Sherry, 1954

Patty & Denny Giffin, and Joanne Echardt, 1953

Denny Giffin with Lassie (dog), 1954

photograph of unidentified items

2

6

Denny, Patty, & Larry Giffin, 1955

Choddy (Charlotte) Field & Dorothy Humphrey Giffin, Christmas 1954

Denny & Larry Giffin, Christmas 1954

Denny Mayers, Denny & Larry Giffin at the Toledo Zoo, 1954

Denny Giffin, age 7 yrs. 10 mos.

2

7

Denny & Larry Giffin, 1955 (various)

Denny & Larry Giffin, Ronnie, Patty H., & Connie, 1958

2

8

Denny, Larry, & Patty Giffin, 1956 (various)

Denny, Larry, & Patty Giffin, and Patty Haines, 1956

2

9

Denny & Larry Giffin, Christmas 1957

Denny Giffin & Bernie (dog), 1957

Bernie (dog), 1957

Ronnie Suggs, 1957

Connie & Michael Thornton, 1957

flower pressed in Saran Wrap

2

10

Denny & Larry Giffin, and others in pool, 1958

Danny (duck), 1958

Denny & Larry Giffin, 1958

2

11

Denny & Larry Giffin, 1956 (various)

Denny & Larry Giffin; Kevvy, Jimmy, & Judy Suggs; Johnny Hipsher, &

Patty Haines, on sliding board, 1956

2

12

Denny & Larry Giffin, 1956-57 (various)

Denny & Larry Giffin, Kevy, Jimmy, & Ricky Suggs, 1957

Denny Giffin with Lucky (dog) and duck, 1957

Denny, Larry, & Patty Giffin, Carol Ann, Bobby, & Jimmy, 1956

2

13

Rheu, "Grandma," Patty & Denny Giffin

Larry & Denny Giffin, 1956 & 1957

Denny & Larry Giffin, and others in pool, 1957

2

14

Denny Giffin, 1957 (various)

Denny & Larry Giffin and others in pool, 1957

Boyd & Denny Giffin, Alice Holman, Very & Percy Field, 1957

2

15

Retta Giffin, age 81, 1958

Denny & Larry Giffin, Christmas 1958

Boyd Giffin in 1956 Chevy, 1958

Bernie (dog) with puppies, 1958

2

16

Denny & Larry Giffin, 1959 (various)

(16)

Denny, Larry, & Patty Giffin, 1959

Denny Giffin & Jeanne Meridith at Wamplers Lake, 1959

2

17

Denny & Larry Giffin, 1959 (various)

Lyle, Dorothy, & Denny Giffin at Wamplers Lake, 1959

Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1959

Lebanon Indiana pool, 1959

2

18

Denny & Larry Giffin with Carol, Bobby, & Jimmy, 1959

Boyd & Larry Giffin, 1959

Denny, Lyle, & Larry Giffin, 1960

Lyle, Dorothy, Boyd, Denny, & Larry Giffin at Wamplers Lake, 1959

Denny, Larry, & Patty Giffin by Christmas tree

Denny & Larry Giffin, 1960

Denny Giffin, 1960

2

19

Denny Giffin, Christmas 1962

2

20

Denny, Patty, & Larry Giffin, Christmas photos, various years

2

21

Denny Giffin, various, ages 6, 7, 9, & 10

2

22

Denny, Larry, & Patty Giffin with Bernie (dog), kitten, and guinea pig,

Christmas 1958

5th grade class, Bedford Elementary School, 1957-58

2

23

2nd grade class, Bedford Rural Agricultural School, 1954-55

4th grade class, Bedford Public Schools, 1956-57

Charlie Brown (dog), 1971

Boyd Giffin, 1938

Denny Giffin, 2 high school photos

unidentified negatives with note:  Den & Marty's

unidentified landscape photo

unidentified schoolboy photo

"Gina," 1996

winter storm, 1996

Indian manger scene

unidentified older woman photo

unidentified younger woman photo

newspaper clipping: "Toledo Bridge Motormen Recall Hectic Moments

Regulating Car, Freighter Traffic at Drawbridge" (re:  Harold

Humphrey), The Toledo Times, 9/19/1967.

2

24

Denny Giffin, various school photos, ages 6-17

Denny Giffin school I.D cards, 1960-61 & 1961-62