Estella Sophia Hess1,2,3

ID# 3728, (1899 - 1982)
FatherJacob Hess Jr.4,5,6 (7 Aug 1870 - 20 Mar 1933)
MotherAmelia Esser7,8,9 (18 Apr 1871 - 13 Jun 1962)

Key Events:

Birth: 22 Jan 1899, Washington, Illinois10,11,12
Marriage: 16 Feb 1921, Washington, Illinois, Rudolph Walter Oetzel (10 Mar 1894 - 19 Jul 1990)10,13
Death: 20 Aug 198211,14
Burial: Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois15
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Estella Sophia Hess was born on 22 Jan 1899 in Washington, Illinois.10,11,12
     She appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, Jacob Hess Jr. and Amelia Esser.4 She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.5 She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.6
     Estella married Rudolph Walter Oetzel, son of Adam Oetzel and Caroline Glabe, on 16 Feb 1921 in Washington, Illinois.10,13
     Estella and Rudolph appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 23 Apr 1930, reporting they rented their farm. Their children Harlan and Doris were listed as living with them, His first cousin, Charles Edward Glabe, and his family apparently lived close by, as they are listed as the second following household.16
     Estella and Rudolph appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 26 Apr 1940, reporting that they rented their home, for $20 per month, and that the family had lived in that house in 1935. Their three children were listed as living with them.17
     Estella died on 20 Aug 1982 at age 83.11,14 She was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.15

Children:
     Children with Rudolph Walter Oetzel

The other child of Rudolph and Estella is still living.
  • Harlan Wayne Oetzel18,19,20 (21 Feb 1923 - 6 May 1983)
  • Doris Catherine Oetzel18,21,22 (20 Dec 1926 - 29 Dec 2008)

Citations

  1. [S398] Hutchison, e-mail to author (100), 27 Jul 2001, shows name as Estella Sophia Hess.
  2. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Esstela S. Hess.
  3. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows name as Stella Hess.
  4. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  5. [S3839] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S3838] Jacob Hess household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  7. [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.
  8. [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.
  9. [S3838] Jacob Hess household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Amelia's husband.
  10. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, and state.
  11. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 41810660, Estella S. Hess Oetzel, shows date, and includes photo of tombstone showing same.
  12. [S3840] Jacob Hess Jr. household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 1, and state.
  13. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 41810612, Rudolph W. Oetzel, includes photo of tombstone showing date.
  14. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Estella Oetzel, Soc. Sec. No. 340-50-0339, shows month, year, and last residence as 61571 Washington, Tazewell, Illinois.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 41810660, Estella S. Hess Oetzel, includes photo of tombstone.
  16. [S3832] Rudolph Oetzel household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  17. [S3834] Rudolph Oetzel household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  18. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  19. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 67342643, Harlan W. Oetzel.
  20. [S3832] Rudolph Oetzel household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  21. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 32750883, Doris Catherine Oetzel Grove, includes transcript of obituary from 1 Jan 2009 Peoria Journal Star showing Estella as her mother.
  22. [S3832] Rudolph Oetzel household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Estella's husband.