|Birth: ||Jan. 4, 1797|
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 1876|
Daughter of John Foutz and Elizabeth Hinkle
Married Jacob Hess, 1816, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. He died 22 Jun 1846, Mt. Pisgah, Union, Iowa.
History - Jacob Hess was born 21 May 1792 in Washington township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania to John Hess and Catherine, and married about 1816 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania to Elizabeth Foutz born 4 June 1797 in Washington Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania to John Foutz and Elizabeth Hinkle.
In 1832 Jacob and Elizabeth moved to Worthington Township, Richland County, Ohio (United States to Jacob Foutz 80 Acres-sold 24 January 1834) Riggle Road, corner of Hagerman and Snyder Roads. In March of 1834 Jacob, Elizabeth, three oldest daughters and John W Hess baptized by David Evans in Richland County Ohio. May 6, 1836 Jacob and Elizabeth Hess family moved to Ray County, Missouri to be with the other Saints. Autumn of 1838 the Prophet Joseph Smith and companions stay at the Jacob Hess home for 13 days in Ray County.
May 11, 1839 the Mormon Redress Petition Adams County, Illinois is given: "An account against the State of Missouri for debt and Damage Sustained in Consequence of the Exterminating Order p.233 Loss on land $175, Damage & Crop $108, Removal $30, Total $313. I certify the above to be a true and Just account according to the best of my Knowledge." Signed Jacob Hess.
Summer of 1845 Jacob and Elizabeth Hess family moved to City of Nauvoo to live with Elizabeth's brother Bishop Jacob Foutz. It is in that same year Jacob is stricken with paralysis. April 3, 1846 Elizabeth's son, John W. Hess, moves his family out of Nauvoo in two wagons, one carrying his sick father. In that same year John W. Hess makes a bark house for family at Mt. Pisgah. Jacob Hess dies 22 June 1846 at Mt. Pisgah, Union, Iowa.
It is 10 July 1846 that John W. Hess and wife Emeline arrive Council Bluffs to join Mormon Battalion. John W. Hess arrives in Salt Lake City and discharged from Battalion July 27, 1847.
John Hess returns to Mt. Pisgah and brings his mother and her four children to Council Bluffs in 1848. John W. brings family across plains from Council Bluffs and into Salt Lake Valley, April 15-July 26, 1849.
1850 Census Davis County, Utah Territory shows Elizabeth Hess 54, Harriet 17, David 14, Alma 12, Emma 8; next door to son John W. Hess with wife and 2 children. 1870 Census shows Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory Elizabeth age 69 born Pennsylvania. Alone.
Elizabeth Foutz Hess dies in Farmington, Davis, Utah age 79, and is buried in the Farmington City Cemetery F-48-21, next to her son Alma F-48-22, August 25, 1876.
Jacob Hess (1792 - 1846)
Polly Hess Workman (1819 - 1850)*
John W. Hess (1824 - 1903)*
Ann Elizabeth Hess Keele (1829 - 1880)*
Harriett Hess Hinman (1833 - 1921)*
David Hess (1837 - 1928)*
Alma Hess (1839 - 1863)*
Emma Elizabeth Hess Barkdull (1842 - 1919)*
Farmington City Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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