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Help with info of William Henry Hess

Posted by jmiller on 2012/3/1 12:56:54
I am hungry for information on the Hess family of Roane County. Specifically William Henry Hess and his wife Jennie Smith Hess. Any info would be much appreciated!

Re: Help with info of William Henry Hess

Posted by LindaCottrellLiss on 2012/3/6 23:15:09
To: Miller
What kind of info are you looking for?
William Henry Hess was born in Lewis Co., 1864 to Clark and Keziah Oldaker/Oldacre Hess. They had at least 5 children. Wm. married Martha J. "Jennie" Smith, 26th May 1897 and finally settled near Reedy, Roane Co., WV where they are buried at the Seaman/Board Cem. They had 2-3 children.
William Henry b. 20 Jan 1864 d. 8 Apr 1928
Jennie Smith Hess b. 20 Feb. 1871 d. 26 May 1913.

William's grandparents were Abraham and Delilah Bonnett Hess of Lewis Co., VA(WV).

Re: Help with info of William Henry Hess

Posted by LindaCottrellLiss on 2012/3/9 13:37:23
Jan, Please contact me at
Have found the Jennie Smith Hess information that you need.
Name: Martha Jane (Jennie) Smith, daughter of Valentine and Mary "Polly" Varner Smith from Pendleton Co., WV.
Linda Cottrell Liss

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