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OUR HESS FAMILY
This is a starter page until I have time to make a better page.
We believe, Augustus Hess had two sons Nicholas Hess and John Hess,
these are the two brothers who came to America (see Notes below) together.
Nicholas Hess Is the father of Michael Hess.
Descendants of Michael Hess
Michael Hess, 1752-1838 Married to: Margaret Showers, Unknown
Their Children: Cornelia Hess, Rachel Hess, John Hess, George William Hess, Jacob Hess
Children of:Cornelia Hess, Unknown
Children of:Rachel Hess, Unknown
Children of: John Hess, 1785-1872 Married to: Jane Miller, 1785-1872
Michael Hess,1810-1886 Married to: Mary Christman
Peter M. Hess,1812-1896 Married to: Almira Allerton
Andrew Hess,1813-1902 Married to: Cathrine Shufell
John Jr. Hess,1817-1869 Married to: Myra Moore
Eliza Hess,1821-Unknown Married to: Uriah Valentine
William C. Hess, 1824-1863 Married to: Margaret Myers
Children of:George William Hess, 1794-1830 Married to: Marie Lant, Unknown
Children of:Jacob Hess, 1798-1862 Married to: Christina Marie Teal, Unknown
We have a copy of the Hess Family Bible, most information came from the bible
starting with Nicholas and John Hess arriving in U.S.A. in 1710 Palentines from Germany .
In Columbia Co. NY book "At the end of the Century" vol 1 - page 27
says Nicholas Hess one of 60 families remained on land grant in Columbia Co. in 1724.
Nicholas Hess has a son, Michael Born in 1752, and mention in "American Ancestry" vol 1-2 page 54.
"Columbia Coubty, New York Record" - residents of Clarerack before the revolution- the Hess Family.
1st U.S. Census of 1790 shows that Michael Hess of Clarerack had one son under
16 years of age John born 1785-married Jane Miller.
John named his first son Michael for his father, one son Jacob for his brother and one William for his brother George William.
*Service of Michael in War of Revolution- Private in Albany Co. Militia
under col. Robt Von Rensellaer in the New Yor Troops. Ref.
"N.Y. in the Rev. " by Jas A Roberts, page 100. was in battle of Stone Arabia (from pension papers). was allowed a pension #S13353.