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Re: Jn Hess b1888 NYC & Marie Heller
Posted by: kathryn Alexander (ID *****5277) Date: January 08, 2013 at 07:56:34
In Reply to: Jn Hess b1888 NYC & Marie Heller by Robert Foran of 7028

Robert, I found this information.

1892 census for Queens, New York

Otto Hess-age 27
Lena Hess-age 23
Hilda Hess-age 4
John Hess-age 3
William Hess-age 2
Arthur Hess-age 1

1900 census for Queens, NY

Otto Hess-age 34
Lena Hess-age 31
Hulda Hess-daughter-age 12
John Hess-son-born Dec. 1889-age 11
Arthur Hess-son-age 8
Annie Hess-daughter-age 3
Elsie Hess-daughter-age 2

Brooklyn NY Daily Star 1918
Mrs. Hulda Hess, 76 years old, died at her home 12 Fifteenth street, Friday. Mrs. Hess was born in Germany but had lived in College Point for fifty years. Her husband, who died many years ago, was a marshal in the early village days. She is survived by five sons, Henry, Otto, Frederick, and Edward of College Point, and William of Stoudsburg, PA. The funeral will take place from her late home Monday afternoon. Interment in Flushing Cemetery, Rev. Arthur Halfmann will officiate.

There is also an obit for Mrs. Elsie Hanson in 1925 who died at College Point. She is survived by her husband, Thomas, and her mother, Mrs. Lena Hess of the same address.

HESS-Lena, age sixty three, on Friday, July 29, 1932, beloved mother of Mrs. Hilda Simpson, Mrs. Anna Ames and Mrs. Carrie Schwab, loving sister of John, Peter, and William Mueller and Mrs. Anna Scherer. Funeral from the Quinn Funeral Home Sanford Avenue, Flushing, L.I. Solemn requiem mass at St. Fidelis R. C. Church on Monday, August 1, at 9:30 a.m. Interment Mount St. Mary Cemetery under the direction of Thomas M. Quinn & Sons.

New York Herald 1903
Displaying heroic courage, Mrs. Rosina Mahler, who lives in Seventh avenue, College Point, at the risk of her life yesterday rescued Otto Hess and his son, John, twelve years old, from contact with a live electric light wire, in which they had become entangled.

You can find the news articles at

New York Births
Anna Eve Hess-Jan. 22, 1897-College Point Flushing, Queens, NY-parents are Otto Hess and Lina Mueller Hess

Good luck in your search. Kathryn

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