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Joseph Hess

Male 1861 - 1925  (63 years)


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  • Name Joseph Hess 
    Born 13 January 1861  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 January 1925 
    Buried Hess Cemetery, Elkhart County Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1880 Federal Census. Elkhart, Elkhart Co., Indiana
      Series: T9 Roll: 275 Page: 406
      (very hard to read)
      Balser Hess, age 64, farmer
      Mary Hess, age 57, wife, keeping house
      Josephus Hess, age 19, son
      Mary E. Hess, age 17, daughter
      James Hess, age 11, son
      George Hess, age 10, son
      Balser and Mary were born in Ohio as were their parents, but Balser’s children were born in Indiana.

      1900 Federal Census. Elkhart Twp., Elkhart Co., Indiana
      Series: T623 Roll: 369 Page: 95
      Joseph Hess, head, b. Jan 1861, age 39, b. Indiana, parents b. Ohio
      Fenie Hess, wife, b. Aug 1864, age 35, b. Ohio, father b. Pennsylvania, mother b. Ohio
      Charles Hess, son, b. Dec 1893, age 6, b. Indiana, father b. Indiana, mother b. Ohio
      Arthur Hess, son, b. Nov 1896, age 3, b. ditto
      Edith Hess, daughter, b. Jul 1899, age 11/12, b. ditto
      Joseph and Fenie had been married 9 years. She had 5 children, 3 living.

      Elkhart/Goshen City Directory 1903
      Goshen
      Josephus (Phena) Hess, carp, h 303 Mill

      1910 Federal Census. Goshen, Elkhart Co. Indiana
      Roll 348, page 38
      River Avenue
      Joseph Hess, head, 50, house mover, b. Indiana, parents b. Ohio
      Phenia I. Hess, wife, 45, b. Ohio, father b. Pennsylvania, mother b. Ohio
      Charles W. Hess, son, 16, student in school
      Arthur R. Hess, son, 13, student in school
      Edith M. Hess, daughter, 10, student in school
      Noble J. Hess, son, 8, student in school
      George B. Hess, son, 4
      Joseph and Phenia had been married. She had 7 children, 5 living. All the children were born in Indiana.

      1920 Federal Census. Goshen, Elkhart Co. Indiana
      Roll 431, page 51
      Joseph Hess, head, 58, b. Indiana, parents b. Ohio
      Phenia Hess, wife, 55, father b. Pennsylvania, mother b. Ohio
      Arthur Hess, son, 23, single
      Noble Hess, son, 17
      George Hess, son, 14
      Edith Masters[? hard to read], daughter, 20, widowed
      Evelyn Masters, granddaughter, 2 1/12[?]
      Charles Hess, son, 26, single
      The children and grandchild were all born in Indiana.
    Person ID I21654  Schirado
    Last Modified 15 June 2014 

    Father Balser Hess,   b. 26 January 1817, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 June 1894, Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann Immell,   b. 24 April 1824, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 March 1874, Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 7 May 1840  Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F68312  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Philena Isora Harden,   b. 18 August 1864, Ashland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 25 October 1891  Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Charles W. Hess,   b. 4 December 1893, Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 April 1962, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Arthur R. Hess,   b. 30 November 1896, Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 January 1962, Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +3. Edith Mae Hess,   b. 30 July 1899, Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 November 1921  (Age 22 years)
     4. Noble J. Hess,   b. about 1902, Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. George B. Hess,   b. about 1906, Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F14271  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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