George Daniel Hess

24 November 1833–8 February 1924 (Age 90)
Aaronsburg, Haines Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Daniel

When George Daniel Hess was born on 24 November 1833, in Aaronsburg, Haines Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin Hess, was 34 and his mother, Mary Kiefer, was 22. He married Charlotte Amanda Daugherty on 30 December 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Peale, Cooper Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Cooper Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 February 1924, in Kylertown, Cooper Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Sylvan Grove Cemetery, Sylvan Grove, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Daniel Hess
Charlotte Amanda Daugherty
Marriage: 30 December 1858
Mary Charlotte Hess
Samuel Creighton Hess
Carrie A Hess
Ida Elizabeth Hess
Bertha Blanche Hess
Albert Ernest Hess
Lillian Linn Hess
Sadie Alma Hess
Elma Margaret Hess

Spouse and Children

30 December 1858


    Mary Charlotte Hess


    Samuel Creighton Hess


    Carrie A Hess




+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Hess


    Mary Kiefer




World Events (8)

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.

Age 13

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

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • George D Hess, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George D Hess in household of Mrs. Blanch Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George D Hess in household of Blanche B Williams, "United States Census, 1910"

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