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Robert Martin Hess

Robert Martin Hess

Male 1904 - 1994  (89 years)

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  • Name Robert Martin Hess  [1, 2, 3
    Born 15 Aug 1904  Waynesboro, Franklin Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Army - WW II 
    Occupation Extraction - Oil company 
    Died 5 Jul 1994  Houston, Harris Cnty, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I2446  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2015 

    Father Samuel Edwin (Edward) Hess,   b. 10 Apr 1878, Scotland, Franklin Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1955, Waynesboro, Franklin Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Tracey Haley,   b. 4 Oct 1877, Latrobe, Westmoreland Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1972, Waynesboro, Franklin Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1903  [1
    Family ID F879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tessie May Mash,   b. 8 Oct 1906, Comanche Cnty, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1989, Houston, Harris Cnty, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1931  [1
    Children 
    +1. Robert Edward Hess,   b. 23 Sep 1935, Perry, Noble Cnty, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 2015, Livingston, Polk Cnty, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Franklin Haley Hess
     3. Elizabeth Anne Hess
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mr. Hess wrote in 1975: "As you can see from the records I was born in Waynesboro, Pa. but have been in the Southwest for 50 years -- am now retired after 37 years with Shell Oil Company in the production and drilling department." (Letter of 30 April 1975 to James Wood.)
    • According to the Social Security Death Index, Robert M Hess (SSN 494-05-8565; issued by MO) was born 15 Aug 1904 and died 5 Jul 1994 while residing in Houston, TX.

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Hess, Robert M. Hess, "Snouffer Notes", (Robert M. Hess, Houston, TX; Reference # 7501 (29 Apr 1975); Pedigree Charts (10 Sep 1966 & 18 Nov 1970); letter (30 Apr 1975); Chart 7101 (25 Feb 1971); other reports).

    2. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Robert E Hess; Feb 2015).

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Saumel A Hess; 30 Dec 2003).

    4. [S281] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693).

    5. [S913] TX Death Index, 1903-2000 |, Texas Dep't of Health, Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000, (Texas Dep't of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, Austin, TX; Online database by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1949337).