Samuel Hess

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Hess was born in March 1844, in Fayette, Virginia, United States, his father, William Hess, was 32 and his mother, Cynthia A Terry, was 28. He married Sarah Mariah Jane LUPARDIS on 29 April 1877, in Bim, Boone, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Reedy District, Wirt, West Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 9 July 1912, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Samuel Hess
Sarah Mariah Jane LUPARDIS
Marriage: 29 April 1877
John Tyler Hess
William Nelson Hess
James Theodore Hess
Sarah Ann Hess
Leathy E Hess
Okey William Hess
Samantha Elizabeth Martha Hess
Virginia Mae Hess
Gertrude Viola Hess

Sources (17)

  • Samuel Hess in household of Samuel Ratcliff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Hess in entry for Harry Pierce and Virginia Roush, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Samuel Hess, "United States Census, 1900"

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1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

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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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