Morgan Chester Hess

23 August 1908–11 June 1993 (Age 84)
Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Morgan Chester

When Morgan Chester Hess was born on 23 August 1908, in Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Jedediah Morgan Hess, was 26 and his mother, Alice Laub, was 19. He married Ellen Elizabeth Clarke on 2 April 1928, in Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 11 June 1993, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Chester Hess
1908–1993
Ellen Elizabeth Clarke
1909–1991
Marriage: 2 April 1928
Chester Deloy Hess
1930–1987
Morgan Earl Hess
1932–2019
Martha Alice Hess
1934–2017
Leanora Ellen Hess
1940–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 April 1928
Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine

Age 1

The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.
1931

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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Story Highlight

A Temple Lesson

While visiting my grandparents during a difficult time in my life, Grandpa and I were standing at the sink doing the dishes. Grandpa had chosen the topic of the temple for our discussion as we washed …

Sources (3)

  • Morgan Chester Hess, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Morgan Chester Hess, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Morgan Chester Hess, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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