Jacob Hess Jr.1,2,3

ID# 18262, (1870 - 1933)
FatherJacob Hess Sr.4,5,3 (3 Feb 1828 - 31 Dec 1910)
MotherAnna Elizabeth Klein4,6 (20 Aug 1829 - 11 Dec 1903)

Key Events:

Birth: 7 Aug 1870, Washington, Illinois7,8,9
Marriage: 8 Dec 1892, Tazewell Co., Illinois, Amelia Esser (18 Apr 1871 - 13 Jun 1962)10,11,12
Death: 20 Mar 1933, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois13
Burial: 23 Mar 1933, Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois14

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Jacob Hess Jr. was born on 7 Aug 1870 in Washington, Illinois.7,8,9 He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Jacob Hess Sr. and Anna Elizabeth Klein.5
     Jacob married Amelia Esser on 8 Dec 1892 in Tazewell Co., Illinois.10,11,12
     Jacob and Amelia appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 9 Jun 1900, reporting they rented their farm. Their children Edmond, William, Catherine and Estella were listed as living with them.2
     Jacob and Amelia appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 2 May 1910, reporting they owned their farm, free of mortgage. Their children Edmond, William, Estella and Rudolph were listed as living with them, as was his father, Jacob Hess Sr.3
     Jacob and Amelia appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 2 Jan 1920, reporting that they owned their home. Their children William, Estella and Rudolph were listed as living with them.15
     Jacob and Amelia appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 17 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a home valued at $5,000, and owned a radio. Their son Rudolph was listed as living with them, Their son William and his family were apparently living close by, as they are listed next.16
     He was a farmer until after 1910, becoming a carpenter by 1920.17,18,19
     Jacob died on 20 Mar 1933 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, at age 62.13 He was buried on 23 Mar 1933 in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.14

Children:
     Children with Amelia Esser

Jacob and Amelia had three additional children after 1900 who died before 1910.20,21
  • Edmond H. Hess2,3 (Sep 1893 - )
  • William J. Hess2,3,15 (3 Aug 1895 - 28 Dec 1982)
  • Catherine E. Hess2 (Jan 1897 - bef 1910)
  • Estella Sophia Hess2,3,15 (22 Jan 1899 - 20 Aug 1982)
  • Rudolph Hess3,15,16 (1904 - 1951)

Citations

  1. [S3841] Jacob Hess household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Jacob Hess.
  2. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  3. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  4. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Jacob Hess, citing FHL #1684957 and p11937, cn 4.
  5. [S3841] Jacob Hess household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S3841] Jacob Hess household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  7. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Jacob Hess, citing FHL #1684957 and p11937, cn 4, shows date, town, and state.
  8. [S3841] Jacob Hess household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 10 and state.
  9. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 29, and state.
  10. [S3560] "Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935," FamilySearch.org, record for Jacob Hess and Amelia Esser, citing FHL #1314688, shows date, county, and state.
  11. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married 7 years.
  12. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married 17 years.
  13. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Jacob Hess, citing FHL #1684957 and p11937, cn 4, shows date, town, county, and state.
  14. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Jacob Hess, citing FHL #1684957 and p11937, cn 4, shows date, cemetery, town, county, and state.
  15. [S3838] Jacob Hess household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  16. [S3842] Jacob Hess household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  17. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer.
  18. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer, industry as general farm.
  19. [S3838] Jacob Hess household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as carpenter, industry as house.
  20. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows Emeilie as the mother of four children, all living, and list four children.
  21. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows Amelia as the mother of nine children, with five living, and five, not including Catherine, listed.