Amelia Esser1,2,3

ID# 18263, (1871 - 1962)

Key Events:

Birth: 18 Apr 1871, Alsace, France4,5,6
Marriage: 8 Dec 1892, Tazewell Co., Illinois, Jacob Hess Jr. (7 Aug 1870 - 20 Mar 1933)7,8,9
Death: 13 Jun 1962, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois10
Burial: Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois11

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Amelia Esser was born on 18 Apr 1871 in Alsace, France.4,5,6
     Amelia immigrated to United States about 1886.12,13,14
     Amelia married Jacob Hess Jr., son of Jacob Hess Sr. and Anna Elizabeth Klein, on 8 Dec 1892 in Tazewell Co., Illinois.7,8,9
     Amelia and Jacob 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.15
     Amelia and Jacob 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.16
     Amelia and Jacob 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.17
     Amelia and Jacob 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.18
     Her husband died on 20 Mar 1933 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.19
     Amelia appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her son Rudolph, where her son Edmond was also listed.20
     Amelia died on 13 Jun 1962 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, at age 91.10 She was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.11

Children:
     Children with Jacob Hess Jr.

Jacob and Amelia had three additional children after 1900 who died before 1910.29,30

Citations

  1. [S3560] "Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935," FamilySearch.org, record for Jacob Hess and Amelia Esser, citing FHL #1314688.
  2. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Jacob Hess, citing FHL #1684957 and p11937, cn 4, shows name as Emilie Esses Hess.
  3. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 92959618, Emilie Esser Hess, includes tombstone photo showing name as Emelie Hess.
  4. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 92959618, Emilie Esser Hess, shows date and place, as Alsace, France, and includes tombstone photo showing year.
  5. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 29, and country, as Germany.
  6. [S3842] Jacob Hess household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 58 and state, as Darmstadt.
  7. [S3560] "Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935," FamilySearch.org, record for Jacob Hess and Amelia Esser, citing FHL #1314688, shows date, county, and state.
  8. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married 7 years.
  9. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married 17 years.
  10. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 92959618, Emilie Esser Hess, shows date, town, county, and state, and includes tombstone photo showing year.
  11. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 92959618, Emilie Esser Hess, includes tombstone photo.
  12. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows year, as 1886, and naturalized.
  13. [S3838] Jacob Hess household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows year, as 1887, and naturalized.
  14. [S3842] Jacob Hess household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows year, as 1874, and naturalized.
  15. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  16. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  17. [S3838] Jacob Hess household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  18. [S3842] Jacob Hess household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  19. [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.
  20. [S5405] Rudolph Hess household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  21. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  22. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  23. [S5405] Rudolph Hess household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as brother of head of household, and her as mother.
  24. [S3838] Jacob Hess household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  25. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Emeilie's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  26. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Amelia's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  27. [S3838] Jacob Hess household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Amelia's husband.
  28. [S3842] Jacob Hess household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  29. [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.
  30. [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.