Mary Ann Hess

about 1801–10 September 1858 (Age 57)
Kanawha, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Hess was born about 1801, in Kanawha, Virginia, United States, her father, John Benjamn Christian Hess, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann Sensebaugh, was 24. She married Christian Songer on 1 June 1829, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Montgomery, Montgomery, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 10 September 1858, in Kanawha, Virginia, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Christian Songer
1809–1895
Mary Ann Hess
1801–1858
Marriage: 1 June 1829
Elizabeth Jane Songer
1830–
Phoebe Songer
1840–
George W Longer
1831–1869
Andrew Jackson Songer
1832–1907
Gordon Thomas Songer
1836–1913
Eva Ann Songer
1839–1925
Mary Eliza Songer
1839–1880
William Hubert Songer
1844–1930

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1829Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (7)

    1803
    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 11
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 18
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the territory of Hesse (see Hessen 1).South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew ).German and Dutch: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hesso, a derivative of a compound name formed with hadu ‘strife’ as the first element, or from a pet form of Herman or Hendrik (see Henry 1).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Hassman
    Hessing
    Hessen
    Hoss
    Hessel
    Hessman
    Hesse

    Sources (10)

    • Mary A Souger in household of Christian Souger, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Ann Hess in entry for Christian Songer, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • D.K. D.K. in entry for William H. Songer, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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