Clara Lenorah Montgomery

29 December 1900–30 November 1964 (Age 63)
McLeansville, Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Clara Lenorah

When Clara Lenorah Montgomery was born on 29 December 1900, in McLeansville, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Lacy Edgar Montgomery, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ethel Bason, was 17. She married Cecil Monroe Stephenson on 24 June 1918, in Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. She died on 30 November 1964, in McLeansville, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, McLeansville, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Monroe Stephenson
Clara Lenorah Montgomery
Marriage: 24 June 1918
Ethel Ruth Stephenson
Vera Mae Stephenson
Logan Willard Stephenson
Cecil Thomas Stephenson
Esther Inez Stephenson
Annie Lorraine Stephenson
Emma Kathryn Stephenson

Spouse and Children

24 June 1918
Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States


    Ethel Ruth Stephenson


    Vera Mae Stephenson



    Cecil Thomas Stephenson


    Esther Inez Stephenson


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lacy Edgar Montgomery






    Baxter McKinley Montgomery


    Lacy Haywood Montgomery


    John Montgomery


    Mary Montgomery


+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Calvados, France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ + a Germanic personal name composed of the elements guma ‘man’ + rīc ‘power’. In Ireland this surname has been Gaelicized as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

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

Sources (3)

  • Clara L Stevenson in household of Cecil Stevenson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Stephenson in household of Cecile Stephenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara Montgomery in household of Lacy Montgomery, "United States Census, 1910"

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