Amanda Josephine Hesson

16 January 1850–1911 (Age 60)
Jackson Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States

The Life of Amanda Josephine

When Amanda Josephine Hesson was born on 16 January 1850, in Jackson Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States, her father, Benjamin H. Hesson, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Tuley, was 38. She married Francis Allen Kellam on 5 June 1869, in Spencer, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Gentryville, Spencer, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died in 1911, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Francis Allen Kellam
1846–1939
Amanda Josephine Hesson
1850–1911
Marriage: 5 June 1869
Lenora Kellams
1870–1963
Cordia M. Kellams
1875–1888
Ernest Tilden Kellams
1876–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 June 1869
Spencer, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin H. Hesson

    Male1807–1888Male

    Elizabeth Tuley

    Female1811–1896Female

siblings

(10)

    Rachel H. Hesson

    Female1833–1909Female

    Sarah Melinda Hesson

    Female1835–Female

    Martha E. Hesson

    Female1837–1910Female

    Daniel Boone Hesson

    Male1839–1896Male

    John V. Hesson

    Male1843–1863Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 1

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 17

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Josephine Hessin in household of Benjamin Hessin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Josephine Hesson in household of Benjamin Hesson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Josephine Kellams in household of Allen F Kellams, "United States Census, 1880"

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