Adaline Hess

1855–30 April 1929 (Age 74)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Adaline

When Adaline Hess was born in 1855, in Indiana, United States, her father, Milton T Hess, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Shively, was 30. She married Charles Willard Kilgore on 20 June 1877, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 30 April 1929, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Willard Kilgore
Adaline Hess
Marriage: 20 June 1877
Alfred Milton Kilgore
Archa Kilgore

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  • Marriage
    20 June 1877Henry, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed
    Age 12
    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Sources (11)

    • Adeline Hess Kilgore, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Addie Kilgore in household of Susan Fembler, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Addie Hess, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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