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Lena Clay Hess
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Birth: 1881, USA
Death: May 13, 1898
Lewis County
Missouri, USA

At the home of her grandparents to this place, Friday noon, May 13, of abscess on the brain, Lena, eldest daughter of Philip and Lena Hess, of near Williamstown, in the 17th year of her age. The decease of this bright, yet humble christian girl was a sad incident to her many schoolmates and relatives. She had been making her home with her grandmother, Mrs. G. Dralle, attending the public schools, and her desire to rank among the first of her classmates was supposed to be the cause her demise. She was converted during Dr. Hawkins' meeting last winter, and united with McKendree Methodist church and proved a faithful and conscientious member. Her funeral took place last Sunday afternonn, the services being conducted by her pastor, Rev. W. B. Wheeler, and her remains laid to rest in the beautiful city of the dead to awake at the call of the righteous on the resurrection morn. 
Family links: 
  Phillip Hess (1851 - 1928)
  Anna Catherine Dralle Hess (1859 - 1920)
  Lena Clay Hess (1881 - 1898)
  Dora Della Hess (1887 - 1906)*
  Edna Osceola Hess Ewalt (1890 - 1959)*
  Uva Beth Hess (1896 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Grove Cemetery
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Nov 06, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5092575
Lena Clay Hess
Added by: Lillie Riney
Lena Clay Hess
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You are remembered today, sweet Lena. May you rest in peace and soar with the angels. Merry Christmas.
- susan emery
 Added: Dec. 22, 2014

- Carma Lee
 Added: Nov. 4, 2014
 Added: Nov. 4, 2014
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