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Gay Anna Godfrey Hess
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Birth: Oct., 1891
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1975
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA

She was the daughter of Robert W. Godfrey and Gertrude Meade (died 1951). Her mother later remarried to William Brown. On June 9, 1910, she married John J. O'Donnell in the District of Columbia. On November 4, 1924, she married John D. Hess in the District of Columbia. Their daughter, a child star, was known as Baby Gay Hess.

The Washington Post January 31, 1975
Hess, Anna Gay.
On Wednesday, January 29, 1975 at Arlington Hospital, Anna Gay Hess of Randolph Place Northeast, Washington, D.C., formerly of 1204 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, Virginia, devoted wife of John D. Hess, Barboursville, Virginia, mother of Gay Tomaszewski; grandmother of Mark Tomaszewski and David Wells, sister of Rosa Seymour, Virginia, Hilda Clark, Washington, D.C., Noble Godfrey and Hale Thorpe of Maryland and Jack Godfrey of California.

Services will be held at Ives Funeral Home, 2847 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia on Friday, January 31 at 1:30PM. Interment Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert W. Godfrey (1859 - 1915)
  Gertrude Bennette Meade Godfrey (1871 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Gay Hess Tomaszewski (1926 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Pearl Godfrey Cockrell (____ - 1918)*
  Gay Anna Godfrey Hess (1891 - 1975)
  Robert Carlton Godfrey (1894 - 1956)*
  Emma Gertrude Godfrey (1895 - 1896)*
  Infant Godfrey (1899 - 1899)*
  Frank Godfrey (1900 - 1920)*
  Henry F. Godfrey (1905 - 1966)*
  Hilda Godfrey Clark (1906 - 1978)*
  Mildred Cecelia Godfrey (1910 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 294, Site 11.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Jul 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28534754
Gay Anna <i>Godfrey</i> Hess
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Gay Anna <i>Godfrey</i> Hess
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