Martha Eliza Hess

6 October 1895–
Philadelphia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Martha Eliza

When Martha Eliza Hess was born on 6 October 1895, in Philadelphia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States, her father, Allison M. Hess, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Sophia Hons, was 44. She married Walter Harman on 20 October 1917, in Philadelphia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Mifflin Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years.

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Walter Harman
Martha Eliza Hess
Marriage: 20 October 1917

Spouse and Children

20 October 1917
Philadelphia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Allison M. Hess


    Sarah Sophia Hons




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 9

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 32

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from the territory of Hesse (German Hessen).2 South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus ( see Matthew ).3 German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hesso.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Martha Hess in household of Head Allison Hess, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha E Hess in household of Allison M Hess, "United States Census, 1910"

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