Captain Henry Clay Donnohue

12 August 1838–3 October 1908 (Age 70)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Henry Clay

When Captain Henry Clay Donnohue was born on 12 August 1838, in Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph Clark Donnohue II, was 21 and his mother, Eleanor "Duck" Anderson, was 19. He married Anna Karr Anderson on 17 April 1860, in Pettis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Pettis Township, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 3 October 1908, in Appleton Township, St. Clair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Appleton City Cemetery, Appleton Township, St. Clair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Henry Clay Donnohue
Anna Karr Anderson
Marriage: 17 April 1860
Anna Florence Donohue
Lucy Kemp Donnohue

Spouse and Children

17 April 1860
Pettis, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Clark Donnohue II


    Eleanor "Duck" Anderson





    Sarah E. Donnohue


    David "Daniel" Donnohue


    Angeline Donnohue


    William Perry Donnohue


+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 22

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Donahue .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Heny C Donnohue, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Donnohue, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry C Donnohue, "United States Census, 1880"

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