Catherine Hess

13 May 1863–5 May 1964 (Age 101)
Licking Creek Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Hess was born on 13 May 1863, in Licking Creek Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Aaron Hess, was 45 and her mother, Anna Amy Garland, was 28. She married Andrew Mellott on 13 September 1884. She lived in Bethel Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 50 years and Warfordsburg, Bethel Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 5 May 1964, in McConnellsburg, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Dott, Bethel Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Mellott
Catherine Hess
Marriage: 13 September 1884

Spouse and Children

    Andrew Mellott



13 September 1884
, Licking Creek Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania

Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Hess


    Anna Amy Garland




    Luther Hess


    Ruth Hess


    Lydia Hess


    Rhoda Frances Hess


    Moses D Hess


+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 14

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • Catherine Mellott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catharine L Mellott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Mellott, "United States Census, 1920"

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