Horace Eugene Hess

Male21 August 1910–28 April 1985

Brief Life History of Horace Eugene

When Horace Eugene Hess was born on 21 August 1910, in Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, his father, Horace Arnold Hess, was 29 and his mother, Linnie Mildred Smith, was 29. He married Erma Porter on 4 October 1934, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in United States for about 20 years and Ashton Election Precinct, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 28 April 1985, in Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Eugene Hess
Erma Porter
Marriage: 4 October 1934
Horace Eugene Hess Jr.

Sources (28)

  • Horace Eugene Hess in household of Horace A Hess, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Horace Eugene Hess, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Horace Eugene Hess, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1934Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 3

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.


    Age 21

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

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the territory of Hesse (see Hessen 1).

    South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew ).

    German and Dutch: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hesso, a derivative of a compound name formed with hadu ‘strife’ as the first element, or from a pet form of Herman or Hendrik (see Henry 1).

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

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    A Spiritual Giant

    My father was always a hero to me. He was straight and true in what he believed. He was practical and humble. He didn't say much but when he did, he had studied it out in his mind and his counsel w …

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