Henry Hewgill Stevens (1869-1939) was the oldest of the siblings of Frances Noel Stevens. He was born on November 10, 1869 to Francis Kerby Stevens and Mary Noel Carpender. Henry married Ethel Griffin on June 27, 1901. He was a retired exhibition marksman and lived in Lavallette, New Jersey. In the prosecution's scenario he fired the shots. Henry testified that he was fishing miles away from the murder on the night of the killing, and three witnesses corroborated his testimony. He died of a heart attack on December 3, 1939 in Lavallette, New Jersey.