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
1894–1969
Clara Lenorah Montgomery
1900–1964
Marriage: 24 June 1918
Ethel Ruth Stephenson
1920–2012
Vera Mae Stephenson
1922–2004
Logan Willard Stephenson
1924–1951
Cecil Thomas Stephenson
1926–2011
Esther Inez Stephenson
1929–2005
Annie Lorraine Stephenson
1931–2011
Emma Kathryn Stephenson
1942–2015

Spouse and Children

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

(7)

    Ethel Ruth Stephenson

    Female1920–2012Female

    Vera Mae Stephenson

    Female1922–2004Female

    Male1924–1951Male

    Cecil Thomas Stephenson

    Male1926–2011Male

    Esther Inez Stephenson

    Female1929–2005Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lacy Edgar Montgomery

    Male1876–1940Male

    Female1883–1970Female

siblings

(17)

    Female1900–1964Female

    Baxter McKinley Montgomery

    Male1903–1971Male

    Lacy Haywood Montgomery

    Male1903–1990Male

    John Montgomery

    Male1905–1905Male

    Mary Montgomery

    Female1905–1905Female

+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.
1917

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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