Elizabeth Foutz

22 June 1797–25 August 1876 (Age 79)
Washington Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Foutz was born on 22 June 1797, in Washington Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Foutz, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Catherine Hinkle, was 26. She married Jacob Hess in 1816, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1849 and lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 25 August 1876, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Hess
1792–1846
Elizabeth Foutz
1797–1876
Marriage: 1816
Catherine Hess
1817–1820
Polly Jane Hess
1819–1850
Mary Ann Hess
1821–1889
John W. Hess
1824–1903
Sarah Hess
1827–1846
Ann Elizabeth Hess
1829–1880
Christina Hess
1831–1832
Harriett Hess
1833–1921
Lydiann Hess
1835–1916
David Hess
1837–1928
Alma Hess
1839–1863
Emma Elizabeth Hess
1842–1919

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1816Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 15
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 22
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Pfautz , a nickname for a puffing person.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Pfautz

    Story Highlight

    Tender mercies

    Sources (54)

    • Elizabeth Hess, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Unknown in entry for Emma E. Barkdull, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Ann Fuller - birth: about 1790; Pennsylvania, United States

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