Henry Clay Hieronymus

30 October 1872–2 January 1954 (Age 81)
Morgan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Henry Clay

When Henry Clay Hieronymus was born on 30 October 1872, in Morgan, Missouri, United States, his father, Stephen Callaway Hieronymus, was 24 and his mother, Harriet Ophelia Ryan, was 20. He married Flora Ellen Sutherland on 27 June 1900, in Atoka, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Murray Township, Coal, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Moundville, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 2 January 1954, in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Avola Cemetery, Drywood Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Hieronymus
Flora Ellen Sutherland
Marriage: 27 June 1900
Bernice Hieronymus
Davis Hieronymus
Cora Ellen Hieronymus
Winnie May Hieronymus

Spouse and Children

27 June 1900
Atoka, Oklahoma, United States


    Bernice Hieronymus


    Davis Hieronymus


    Cora Ellen Hieronymus


    Winnie May Hieronymus


Parents and Siblings

    Stephen Callaway Hieronymus


    Harriet Ophelia Ryan




    Virgil Stephen Callaway Hieronymus



    Stella Hieronymus



    Jennie Hieronymus


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a humanistic personal name, a Latinized form of Greek Hierōnymos, composed of the elements hieros ‘sacred’ + onyma ‘name’. See also Jerome , which is the vernacular English form of this name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • H Clay Hieronymus, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry C Hiennymis in household of Isaac G Southerland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • H C Hieronymus, "United States Census, 1910"

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