Husband: William HESS
Born: 18 NOV 1830 in OH
Married: 18 OCT 1855 in Pike Co., IL
Died: 18 APR 1918
Father: David HESS
Mother: Anna WHEELER
Spouses: Nancy Minerva SMITH
Wife: Mary Catherine WAGNER
Died: before 1862
01 (M): Jacob D. HESS
Born: 1856 in Milton, Pike Co., IL
William HESS:Notes:1880 Pike County, IL History by Chapman
HESS Wm, farmer & stock raiser, is the s/o David and Ann Wheeler Hess, natives of Ohio, who emigrated to this state at an early day & settled in Pearl Twp. in 1836 where he still resides, but Mrs. Hess died in 1870. The subject of this sketch was born in Greene County, IL in 1830. He was married 18 Oct 1855 to Margaret Wagner, who died leaving 1 child: J. D. His present wife is Nancy Smith and they have six children: Sarah; L. C.; Wm. H.; Eva; Ada; Ruthy. He owns nearly 800 acres of land.
(01) Jacob D. HESS:Notes:Past and Present of Pike County, Illinois - 1906- by Massie
HESS, J. D., a prominent attorney of Pike Co. residing in Pittsfield, was born in Milton in 1856, s/o William & Catherine Wagner Hess. His paternal grandfather was David Hess, who came to Brown Co. OH in 1828 and settled in Greene County IL. In 1836, he came to Pike Co. locating in Pearl Twp. His death occurred in 1861...........the article continues with teh life of J. D. (don't have the remainder).
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