Hess

Male1833–

Brief Life History of Hess

When Hess was born in 1833, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Hess, was 33 and his mother, Barbara Snowberger, was 28.

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David Hess
1800–1834
Barbara Snowberger
1805–1859
David Hess Jr.
1826–1885
Daniel Hess
1828–1881
Andrew Hess
1829–1904
Hess
1833–
Hess
1835–

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (3)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 3

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1846

    Age 13

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 30

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    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.

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