Judge Henry Clay McDowell

Henry Clay  Jr. was born on the24th of August, 1861 and died in 1933.  He married Elsie Clay on the 5th of July, 1893.
He was the son of Henry Clay McDowell Sr. who was born on the 9th of February, 1832
in Virginia and died on the 8th of November, 1899 in Kentucky.
Henry Clay Sr. was the son of William Adair McDowell and Maria(Mariah) Hawkins Hervy.
Captain McDowell Sr, later promoted to Major, was one of the first Kentuckians to join with the forces of the Union Army.
He and wife Annette(Anne) Clay made their home at Ashland which is located in Lexington, Kentucky.  Ashland was the original home of Henry Clay 1777 - 1852 the well-known 'Statesman' and 'Orator'.

The following article appeared in the Morning Herald,
Harrisburg, Virginia.
December 6, 1901

Judge McDowell to hold court -

Harrisonburg, VA.,  December 5  --
Hon. Henry Clay McDowell, of Big Stone Gap, VA., who was recently appointed Judge of the United State Court of the Western district of Virginia, to fill the  vacancy caused by the death of Judge John Paul, arrived in town today, and will begin a term of court tomorrow.  The docket is a very light one.  Judge McDowell met a number of the lawyers and citizens of the town and he made a most favorable impression upon them.



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