Harriet E Hesson1

#69, (26 January 1838 - 30 March 1915)
RelationshipGrandmother of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*John Hesson Jr2 (bt 1810 - 1814 - 1880)
Mother*Nancy A Ward2 (c 1814 - bt 1860 - 1864)

Family 1

Silas B Bridges b. c 1818, d. 1869
Children 1.Silas A Bridges Jr+ (1856 - 1935)
 2.Hester Ann Bridges+ (1858 - 1934)
 3.Edna May Bridges+21 (1862 - 1899)
 4.George B. Bridges+22 (1864 - 1944)
 5. Sherman T Bridges+1 (1866 - 1931)

Family 2

Silas Burks Brown b. 1808, d. b 1880

Family 3

Henry M Williams b. 1821, d. 1894
Her married name was Bridges. 
Her married name was Brown.3 
Her married name was Williams.4 
Birth*26 January 1838She was born on 26 January 1838 in IndianaG.5,6 
1840She appeared on the census of 1840 in the household of Nancy A Ward and John Hesson Jr at Spencer Co., IndianaG, age5; neis. Benj. Simpson; Benj. Ward; parents John and Sarah.7
24 August 1850She appeared on the census of 24 August 1850 in the household of John Hesson Jr and Nancy A Ward at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, age 12.8
Marriage*circa 20 April 1853She married Silas B Bridges, son of Benjamin Bridges and Hannah Haefner, circa 20 April 1853 in Spencer Co., IndianaG.9 
20 August 1860She and Silas B Bridges appeared on the census of 20 August 1860 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; neis. Alfred and America Hesson, fam. 1212; John and Sarah Hesson fam. 1214; Hannah (18) also in Benj. Bridges (her grandfather) hh, fam. 1319, on 16 Aug 1860.10 
17 June 1870She appeared on the census of 17 June 1870 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; son Silas and dau. Hester in John Brand (bro.-in-law) hh, p. 21, fam. 149; stepson Wyatt William in Henry and Hannah (stepdau.) hhh, fam. 148; nei. Wm Hesson (28) and Lydia (23), fam. 85.11
Marriage*6 October 1875She married Silas Burks Brown on 6 October 1875 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.12 
9 June 1880She appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.13 
Marriage*June 1888She married Henry M Williams, son of William D Williams and Susannah McDonald, in June 1888 at Spencer Co., IndianaG; or 6 Dec 1888; his 2nd, her poss. 4th.4,14 
21 January 1895She filed for widow's pension on 21 January 1895 at IndianaG.15
15 June 1900She appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 in the household of Hester Ann Bridges and Richard Filmore Kessner at Gentryville, Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, age 62, wid., b. IN Jan 1838, 6 children, 4 living; neis. John W Hesson (41); George B (39) and Laura (34) Hesson; Andrew and Nettie Hesson; Andrew and Nancy E Hesson.16 
9 May 1910She appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 in the household of Silas A Bridges Jr at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, as mother Harriet Williams, age 73, widow, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. LA, 9 chldren, 4 living; nei. Richard Kessner and Esther Bridges [Hester Ann Bridges, dau of Harriet].17 
Death*30 March 1915She died on 30 March 1915 at Spencer Co., IndianaG, at age 77.2,18 
Burial*circa 31 March 1915She was buried circa 31 March 1915 at Wright Cemetery, Spencer Co., IndianaG.19,20 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S196] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths 1916-1947, online FamilySearch.org. Sherman T. Bridges, b. 27 Jan 1866, Spencer Co , IN, son of Silas B. Bridges (b. OH) and Harriet E. Hesson (b. IN); res. Quincy, Adams Co. IL, papermaker, wid., wife Priscilla A Bridges; d. 2 Sep 1931, Quincy, Adams Co. IL, age 64; bur. 3 Sep 1931, Sunset Hill Cemetery, Rockport, Spencer Co. IN. FHL Film Number: 1653948.
  2. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, 1910-1919, Roll 18. No. 234, Reg. No. 34. Harriet E Hesson, b. IN 26 Jan 1838, dau. of John Hesson (bb. KY) and Nancy Ward (b. LA); wid. of Henry N Williams, d. Jackson Twp., Spencer Co. IN, 30 Mar 1915, age 77y 2m 4d, lobar pneumonia; inf. Silas Bridges; bur. Wright Cemetery, 1 Apr 1915, online Ancestry.com.
  3. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, Silas B Brown and Harriet E Bridges, marr. 6 Oct 1875, Spencer Co. Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive. Source Title 3: Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Rockport, book 7, OS page 163.
  4. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007 (index and images), online FamilySearch.org, Henry ? [sic] Williams, b. KY, son of Wm S Williams and ____ McDonald, 2nd marr.; and Harriett E Bridges Brown, b. and res. Spencer Co. dau. of Silas Bridges and Nancy Woods [sic], 4th marr.; marr. 06 Dec 1888, Spencer Co. by John Stephens. P. 254, record no. 3.
  5. [S77] GeorgeGildersleeve704, owner, Harriett E. Hesson Descendant Register, online worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Harriett E. Hesson, b. 26 Jan 1838 in IN, d. 30 Mar 1915 in Spencer Co., IN. Bur. Wright Cemetery, Spencer Co., IN.
  6. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. b. IN Jan 1838.
  7. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. John Hesson (20-29); F (20-29) [Nancy], 1 m <5 [?]; 1 f <5 [Harriet].
  8. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John (37), b. KY; Nancy (36), b. LA.
  9. [S178] Spencer County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive, online Ancestry.com, Name: Silas B Bridges; Spouse Name: Harriet E Heason; Marriage County: Spencer; Source Title 1: Spencer County, Indiana; Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive Vol; Source Title 3: Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Rockport; Book: 3. OS Page: 321.
  10. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Silas (42), b. Ohio, farmer; Harriett (23), b. Indiana.
  11. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Harriet (32), b. IN.
  12. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, Silas B Brown and Harriet E Bridges, marr. 6 Oct 1875, Spencer Co. Source: Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Rockport, book 7, OS page 163.
  13. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Harriet Brown (43), widow, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. LA; Silas (23), Ester (21), Edna (18), George (16), Sherman (14).
  14. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, Harriett E Brown and Henry M Williams, marr. Jun 1888, Spencer Co. Source Citation: Spencer Co., Book: 9, p. 537.
  15. [S660] U.S. General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, online FamilySearch.org, Henry M. Williams; service K D & B Ky Cav; widow Harriet E. Williams, filing from IN 1895 Jan 21, appl. 607585, cert. 455759.
  16. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Richard F (43), b. IN Jul 1856, father b. Germany, mother b. IN, farmer; Esther A (41), b. IN Nov 1858, parents b. IN, 3 children, all living.
  17. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Silas A (53), wid., b. and mother b. IN, father b. OH, farmer.
  18. [S78] Unknown author, "Hesson, Mary Lou email to gildie on Rootsweb," e-mail message from \ (unknown address) to unknown recipient, "I was looking over the mail I sent you and found an error. Harriet E Hesson was born Jan 1838. This is a correction - Harriet died 30 Mar 1915. She is buried in the Wright Cem, Spencer Co. Ind. I usually re-check my data but apparently I didn't do this one. Sorry.......Mary Lou Hesson 3330 Sherman St. Springfield, Illinois 62703". Hereinafter cited as "Hesson, Mary Lou."
  19. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, no photo. Narrative: Harriett E. Hesson Williams, b. 1838, d. 30 Mar 1915, age 77; bur. Wright Cemetery, Spencer Co. IN. Memorial 46923334, created by Linda Dunlap, photo added by Donna Schauss.
  20. [S77] Harriett E. Hesson Descendant Register, online worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Harriett E. Hesson, b. 26 Jan 1838 in IN, d. 30 Mar 1915 in Spencer Co., IN; bur. Wright Cemetery, Spencer Co. IN.
  21. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007, online FamilySearch.org, John W Hesson, son of W C Hesson and Susan Emmons; and Edna M Bridges, dau. of Harriet Hesson and Silas Bridges; marr. 2 Sep 1882, Spencer Co. IN, by W L Nourse. Citations p. 14, no. 87; p. 146, no. 64;.
  22. [S1517] Iowa Marriage Records, 1880-1937; Iowa Department of Health, Record Group 48, Iowa State Archives, Des Moines, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Iowa Marriage Records, 1880-1937, online Ancestry.com.