Mariah Hess

1841–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mariah

When Mariah Hess was born in 1841, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Christian Hess, was 41 and her mother, Barbara Smoker, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Christian Hess
1800–
Barbara Smoker
1805–
Clenton Hess
1836–
John Randolph Hess
1837–1913
Mariah Hess
1841–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1800–Male

    Barbara Smoker

    Female1805–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (3)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 22

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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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Sources (1)

  • Mariah Hess in the 1850 United States Federal Census

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