This Peter is a cousin to another Peter Hess born in the same year to brothers. THIS Peter is the son of Johann Peter Hess b 1703 Killed by Indians in 1756.
Peter Hess married Elizabeth Loveall in 1779 and had 6 children: Jonathan b. 1780, David b. 1782, Mercy b. 1786, Daniel b. 1789, John b. 1791 and Peter b. 1795. He than married again to Sarah Hayes in 1798 and they had 5 children: Susanna b. 1799, Joseph b. 1801, Mary b. 1803, Elizabeth b. 1806 and Samuel b. 1809.
Will: Peter Hess, late of Springfield Township; will dated 4 February 1834; probated 11 August 1834. Wife Sarah Hess; children: Joseph, Mercy Enjor, John, Susannah Robeson, Elizabeth Campbell, Samuel, Johnathan, David, Peter, wife's daughter Eliza Deen. Executors: sons John Hess and Joseph Hess. Witnesses: Hugh Madden, Thomas Duffey. Renunciation of John Hess of right to execute estate of Peter Hess, late of Springfield Township, 19 August 1834. Letters testamentary were granted to Joseph Hess, acting executor of said Estate, 25 August 1834. (Source: Huntingdon County, PA Wills; as copied from Volume III, pages 442 and 445, at Huntingdon, PA)Will Probated 11 Aug 1834