Henry Below

Birth Name Henry Below
Gender male
Age at Death unknown


Will Watkins' research says that Henry is the son of Joseph Below and Annie Unknown, but does not give a source.

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Year: 1864; Arrival: New York; Microfilm Serial: M237; Microfilm Roll: M237_247; Line: 17ff; List Number: 1099

Ship: Doctor Barth

Heinrich Below, 28, male, labor, from Germany to US
Maria, 25, female
Christina, 2, female
Caroline, 1/2, female


Cuyahoga County Probate Court, including marriages
Volume: 13
Page: 0232

From Will Watkins' research:
Cuyahoga County Marriage License , I certify that on the 15 Day of June 1867, Mr Henry Below and Miss Justina Bold were by me legally joined in marriage, M. Kronlein, Minister

From Will Watkins' research:

1870 Census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH:
Henry Bullu, 40, Drayman, Prussia,
Christina, 35, K House, Prussia
Christina, 10, OH
Caroline, 8
Frederick, 5
Minnie, 2

From Will Watkins' research
Cuyahoga Co Alien Court Docket:
Henry Below, Germany, Imm: 11/1864, Na: 1/12/1875

1880; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: 1008; Family History Film: 1255008; Page: 66B; Enumeration District: 044;

Henry Below 40, occ: teaming, Germany
Christina Below 34, Germany,
Christina Below 19, dress maker, Germany,
Caroline Below 17, at home, Germany,
Minnie Below 11
Henry Below 9
William Below 8
Sophia Below 6
John Below 4
George Below 1

Woodland Cemetery Record, from image
Henry Below, of 53 Hollister
buried Jun 12, 1887; died of cancer
age 51; born in Germany
buried: Sect 32, S1/2 13, same as Mary B Bellows


Cleveland Necrology File
Name: Below, Henry
Date: 6/12/1887
Source: Cemetery record; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #006.
Notes: age 51. Woodland Cemetery Cleveland, Ohio.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1836 Germany   1 2
Immigration November 3, 1864 New York, New York, United States   3a
Burial June 12, 1887     2


Family of Henry Below and Christina Boldt

Married Wife Christina Boldt ( b. February 2, 1844 d. October 21, 1932 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 15, 1867 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   4a
Name Birth Date Death Date
Minnie Belowabout 1868

Family of Henry Below and Maria Boldt

Married Wife Maria Boldt ( b. 1839 d. 1866 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Christina Belowabout 1860
Caroline Belowabout 1862
Frederick Belowabout 18651870

Source References

  1. Cleveland Public Library: Cleveland News Index and Necrology File
  2. Woodland Cemetery records, images
  3. New York Passenger Lists
      • Page: May 2, 1927, SS Cedric
  4. William Watkins Research
      • General:

        citing Ahrens Birthday Book. See information for Henry Albert Ahrens (1884-1954) for a description of this book.

      • General:

        citing Ohio Death Certificate.

      • General:

        citing Woodland Cemetery records.

      • General:

        citing Cuyahoga County Marriage License