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Phillip R. Hess
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1826
Monroe County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1892
Erath County
Texas, USA

Phillip R. Hess was born to Charles and Frances "Fannie" Pittman Hess on October 26, 1826 in Monroe, Tennessee. Phillip had eight siblings and they were William W., "Joel" Joseph L., Margaret Caroline, Nancy J., Martha Louisa, Mary A., Henry H. and Benjamin Franklin Hess.

In 1845, McMinn, Tennessee, Phillip married Susan B (Sarah) Johnson and together they had John, Sarah, Harvey, Owen, and Lou. Phillip's wife Susan died in 1875.

About 1860, Phillip was living in Alabama and he married Elizabeth R. "Betsey" Currier. Together, Phillip and Betsey, had Samuel, Jane, James Atkins, Mary Leanna, Lenoir and Richard Hess. Phillip and his family were farmers according to the 1860 and 1870 US Federal Census Records.

J. Albright
2nd great grandniece 
Family links: 
  Susan Johnson Hess (1828 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth R Currier Hess*
  Harvey Nelson Hess (1853 - 1923)*
  Owen Lafayette Hess (1855 - ____)*
  Lou Caroline Hess Shaw (1857 - 1910)*
  Samuel Thomas Hess (1861 - 1934)*
  James Atkins Hess (1866 - 1947)*
  Lena Mae Hess Turnbow (1877 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Live Oak Cemetery
Erath County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Jewell
Originally Created by: Ken Jones
Record added: Nov 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31130468
Phillip R. Hess
Added by: Betty DeWeese
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 Added: Jun. 21, 2012

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