Stephen Chambers Henry, M.D.

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Stephen Chambers Henry, M.D.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Cause of death: Cholera
Place of Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne , Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Judge John Joseph Henry; Jane Henry and Jane Henry
Husband of Charlotte Parmalee Henry and Charlotte Parmalee Henry
Father of D. Farrand Henry and Daniel Farrand Henry

Occupation: Physician, surgeon
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About Stephen Chambers Henry, M.D.

Dr. Stephen C. Henry was a noted physician and surgeon. He was the first child and son of Jane Chambers and John Joseph Henry, a prominent lawyer, judge and American Revolutionary War veteran.

After Stephen Henry's graduation from the University of Pennsylvania, in 1809, he moved to Detroit where he began the practice of medicine. He served as an Army Surgeon during the War of 1812, being taken prisoner at the surrender of Detroit by General Hull. He was also active in local and State affairs.

Second marriage to Charlotte Parmalee Farrand, one of nine daughters born to Daniel Farrand and Mary Porter (daughter of Col. Asa Porter). Stephen Henry and Charlotte Farrand had one child, Daniel Farrand Henry, known as D. Farrand Henry. Dr. Henry died of cholera when his son was a year old.

Stephen Chambers Henry, was "for good causes...absolutely exclude[d] and disinherit[ed]" in his father's will.

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Stephen Chambers Henry, M.D.'s Timeline

1786
January 14, 1786
Pennsylvania
1832
July 13, 1832
Age 46
1833
May 27, 1833
Age 47
Detroit, Wayne County, MI, USA
May 27, 1833
Age 47
Michigan, United States
1834
August 12, 1834
Age 48
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
1834
Age 47
Detroit, Wayne , Michigan, United States
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