Henrietta Hart Hess
HESS, HART, KEMPTON
Posted By: Marlene Skalberg (email)
Date: 9/29/2015 at 15:41:19
On Saturday, May 13th, 1905, at her home in Nodaway Township, Taylor County, Iowa, Mrs. Henrietta Hess died, aged 73 years and 5 months.
Henrietta Hart was born in Baden, Germany on the 22nd of November, 1831 and came to America when only 16 years of age, in company with her parents settling in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. In 1851, she was united in marriage to Londona Hess and this young couple came to Taylor County in 1886. To them were born eleven sons and three daughters, the surviving one being Paul, William, Conrad, Charlie, Edward, Scott, John, and Mrs. S. T. Kempton, all of whom live in Taylor County, except Paul, who is in Houston, Texas, Mrs. Kempton and William both of this county. In addition to these, there are the husband, 14 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren who mourn the loss of this good woman. The funeral services were held at the family home last Sunday at 2 o'clock p.m. conducted by Rev. A. J. Coe, of Nodaway and interment was made in the Maple Grove Cemetery, north of Guss, Iowa.
Adams County Free Press, May 17, 1905, page 1
Adams Obituaries maintained by Kathy Parmenter.
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