According to the History of Hancock County [Illinois] (Board of Supervisors, 1968), Nell Hess was a charter member of Augusta Camp, Royal Neighbors of America.
The Augusta, Illinois group "was organized in 1897 by Mrs. Armholt with the following charter members: Emma Green, Louise Markee, Philena Golm, Emma Hoegle, Addie Stockton,Flora Freed, Eva Bowers, Emma Hess, Ethel McAfee, Nell Hess, J.P. Ellis, Mary Worman, T.G. Garland, M.G. Markee, William Golm, G.P. Palmer, J.B. Stockton, F.T. Freed, Jacob Bowers, and J.C. Worman."
Minor Hess (1838 - 1907)
Emma E. Thomas Hess (1851 - 1929)
Benjamin Bacon Crain (1851 - 1946)
Created by: Sue Hawes
Record added: Dec 29, 2012
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