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John Alfred Hess & Laura Reed

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Husband

 John Alfred Hess

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 25 Mar 1853 Marion, West Virginia  (birth date & place from death-certificate)
Marriage 20 Apr 1884 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 86, line 40 ]
Death 25 Jan 1927 near Rymer, Mannington, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #763 ]
Burial Rymer Cemetery, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Daniel Hess - born iin Marion, WV (1829-1873)
his Mother Sarah Michael - born in Marion, WV
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Endocarditis
Wife

 Laurinda / Laura Anna Reed

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 7 May 1855 Marion, West Virginia  (birth date & place from death-certificate)
Death 6 Jun 1917 near Rymer, Mannington, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #2389 ]
Burial Rymer Cemetery, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father James Reed - born in Marion, WV
her Mother Anna Humphrey - born in WV
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Stokes Adams disease of the heart / Edema of Lungs
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Minnie Myrtle Hess b 7 Mar 1885 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 240, ling 159 ] (sp. 1868-1950)
m 29 Mar 1915 Wood, WV  [ marriage-license page 176 ] William Lester Cross
d 11 Mar 1972 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #4394 ] bur: Thomas Cemetery
2 F Jane C. Hess b 6 Aug 1887 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 262, line 178 ]  
d   (see note*)  
2 M James Claude Hess b 6 Aug 1887 Marion, WV  (see note*) (sp. 1895-1971)
m 27 May 1917 Harrison, WV  [ marriage-license page 387 ] Stella Martha Lambert
d 17 Nov 1940 Harrison, WV  [ death-certificate #14497 ] bur: Greenlawn Cem. (Harr)
3 M Thomas Clyde Hess b 6 Aug 1890 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 294, line 108 ]  
m      
d      
4 M William Clinton Hess b 6 Jun 1893 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 248, line 313 ] (dc indicates "single")
m      
d 6 Jan 1938 Mannington, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #715 ] bur: Rymer Cemetery
5 M Granville Lloyd Hess b 2 Jan 1895 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 40, line 29 ] (sp. 1894-1991)
m 12 Mar 1918 Shinnston, Harrison, WV  [ marriage-license page 393 ] Mary Virginia O'Dell
d 1988   bur: Shinnston Masonic
6 M Albert Hess b 2 Feb 1897 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 65, line 12 ] [ dc sp. 1901-1969 ]
m 2 Jul 1921 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 477 ] Ethel Furbee
d 1985 Marion, WV  (death-year on tombstone) bur: Rest Haven Mem.
7 M Delbert "Earl" Hess b 3 Jul 1901 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 117, line 82 ]  
d 24 Dec 1902 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 173, line 33 ] bur: Rymer Cemetery
Notes about Children:
* Jane C. Hess - the birth-register page has given-name "Jane C" with a mark in the "Female" column, born 6 Aug 1887.
However, Jane C. is not on the 1900 census with the John A & Laura Hess family
A male, James C. is on the 1900 with birth month/year of Aug 1887;
              his death-certificate has 6 Aug 1886 as his full birth-date; his tombstone has born 1887.
The birth-register for the child born 30 June 1893 (William Clinton Hess) indicates he is the 4th child born to this Mother.
The 1900 census states 6-children-born with 6-living in 1900.
The 1910 census states 7-children-born with 6-living in 1910. (Delbert Earl was born 1901 and died 1902)

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  John Alfred Hess Spouse:  Laura Reed
Date / Place of Birth: 1853  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1855  /  Marion, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1927  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1917  /  Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1884  /  Marion, WV
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp the 7th District Pg# no. 294
7-year-old John A. Hess is with his parents, Daniel (age 29) & Sarah (age 30).
Siblings: Benjamin F. (8), Mary J. (8), Priscilla A. (5), Florence (2), & unnamed infant (1/12)
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Fifth Magisterial District Pg# no. 200
3-year-old Lorinda Reed is with her parents, James (age 28) & Anna (age 24).
Siblings: Thomas (2). Another household member: Thomas Hibbs (age 62).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Mannington Township; PO: Fairmont Pg# 34 / 483b
17-year-old John Hess is with his parents, Daniel (age 40) & Sarah J. (age 35).
Siblings: Franklin (18), Priscilla A. (14), Florence (11), Clara V. (9), Charles (6), & Amanda (4).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Pawpaw Township Pg#   458a  
13-year-old Laurinda Reed is with her parents, James (age 42) & Anna (age 35).
Siblings: Thomas (12), John (9), William (7), Harriet A. (1) & Leana May (1/12)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:90; Mannington District Pg#   no. 44
24-year-old John A. Hess is living with his brother, Benjamin F. (age 28) & spouse Elenor J (age 22). Their 2 children.
Also in the household is a 9-year-old Sarah Hess (boarder).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:90; Mannington District Pg#  no. 45
23-year-old Laurinda Reed is with her parents, James (age 51) & Anna (age 45).
Siblings: Thomas (22), William (17), Harriet A. (11) & Martha E. (10)
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:58; Mannington District Sh#  3B & 4A 
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Hess, John A. (head) 47 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1853; married-16-years; Farmer
", Laura (wife) 44 WV WV-WV; born May 1855; married-16-years; 6-children-born / 6-living
", Minnie M. (dau) 15 WV WV-WV; born Mar-1885; attended school 5 months during the year
", James C. (son) 12 WV WV-WV; born Aug 1887; Farm Laborer; attended school 5 months during the year
", Thomas C. (son) 9 WV WV-WV; born Aug 1890; attended school 5 months during the year
", Wm. C. (son) 6 WV WV-WV; born June 1893; attended school 5 months during the year
", Granville L. (son) 4 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1896
", Albert (son) 3 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1897
Lines 98-100 & 1-5; Enum-Dwelling #65; Enum-Family #67
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:70; Mannington District Sh#    17B  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Hess, John A. (head) 57 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-26-years; Farmer, General Farm
", Laura (wife) 53 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-26-years; 7-children-born / 6-living
", Myrtle (dau) 24 WV WV-WV; single; Teacher, Public School
", Claude (son) 22 WV WV-WV; single; Farm Laborer, Home Farm
", Clyde (son) 19 WV WV-WV; single; Teacher, Public School
", Clinton (son) 16 WV WV-WV; single; attended school during the year
", Loyd (son) 15 WV WV-WV; single; attended school during the year
", Albert (son) 13 WV WV-WV; single; attended school during the year
Warrior Fork Road; Lines 77-84; Enum-Dwelling #259; Enum-Family #260; Owns-Farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm Schedule #136
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:36; Mannington District Sh#     9A   
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Hess, John A. (head) 66 WV WV-WV; widower; Farmer, general; Farm-Schedule #107
", William C. (son) 26 WV WV-WV; single; Farmer, home farm
", Albert R. (son) 22 WV WV-WV; single; Farmer, home farm
Buffalo Creek; Lines 8-10; Enum-Dwelling #158; Enum-Family #164

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