Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Henry Clay Stevenson (1855-1941)

Henry Clay Stevenson was born February 13, 1855 in Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky.  He was the son of John Edgar Stevenson and Mary Ann Scholes.  Henry was raised in Covington. 

On October 20, 1921, Henry married Anna Dombrowski in Hamilton County, Ohio.  Although they were listed as “married” in the 1920 US Census, Henry and Anna were not officially married until 1921.  He was 66 years old and she was 31 years.  Anna was born November 30, 1889 in Russian Poland, the daughter of Joseph Dombrowski and Adella Gabrielowitz. 

Henry and Anna settled their family in a home at 243 Kiser Street in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, where he was employed as a solicitor for a household furnishings company.  The couple had at least four children:

Harry John                  born July 16, 1911
Harriet                         born 1915
Helen                           born 1917
Virginia                        born 1919

Henry Clay Stevenson died on March 19, 1941 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.  He was 86 years old at his death.  Henry was buried in Linden Grove Cemetery in Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky.

Anna Dombrowski died 45 years later, on June 24, 1986 in Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio.  She was 96 years old.

Notes for Henry Clay Stevenson
Birth & Death: U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012. ( accessed 23 August 2014)
Marriage:  "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 Aug 2014), Henry Clay Stevenson and Anna Dombrowski, 20 Oct 1921; citing Hamilton County, Ohio, reference 2:3R2L364; FHL microfilm 0384175.
Residence in 1920: 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.  Year: 1920; Census Place: Dayton Ward 3, Montgomery, Ohio; Roll: T625_1421; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 99; Image: 56.
Residence in 1930: 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2002.  Year: 1930; Census Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio; Roll: 1853; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0021; Image: 960.0; FHL microfilm: 2341587.
Residence in 1940: 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.  Year: 1940; Census Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio; Roll: T627_3251; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 94-31.

Notes for Anna Dombrowski
Birth & Death: and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010.  Certificate: 047057;  Volume: 26501.

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