John Hesson

#790, (1781 - 1861)
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Nelle Belle Bridges

Family

Sarah Simpson b. 1791
Children 1.Benjamin Hesson+13 (1807 - 1888)
 2.Elizabeth Hesson+13 (1809 - 1895)
 3. John Hesson Jr+ (bt 1810 - 1814 - 1880)
 4.Nancy Hesson+13 (c 1820 - 1851)
 5.Gideon S. Hesson+13 (c 1822 - )
 6.Samuel W. Hesson+13 (c 1822 - b 1850)
 7.Margaret Hesson+13 (c 1822 - 1870)
 8.Alfred Milton Hesson+13 (c 1827 - b 1870)
 9.William C. Hesson+13 (c 1828 - b 1881)
 10.Thomas Hesson13 (c 1834 - )
 11.Hannah Hesson13 (c 1838 - )
1790 US Census for MD: [Hesson (no. in HH)] Baltzer (9), Wendle (12), both of Frederick; John Hason (7), Talbot; Alexander Hassan (3), Cecil; Benjamin Hasson (6), Cecil.
1800 US Census for MD: [Hesson (no. in HH)] Valentine [Wendel] (12), Balser (11), both of Taney, Frederick; John Hassen (7), Baltimore
1810 US Census for MD: [Hesson (no. in HH)] B (5), B (12), J (4), J (7), Wm (7), all of Frederick
1820 US Census for MD: [Hesson (no. in HH)] Jacob (7), Abraham (11), Baltzer (8), Balzer (7), Daniel (6), Daniel (2), Peter (6), Wendel (4), all in Taney; William (6), Baltimore.1 
Though the relationship of John Hesson, of Campbell Co. KY and Spencer Co. IN, as a son of Wendel Hesson of Frederick Co. MD is reported, it apparently cannot be true based on the probate records of Frederick Co. MD. The son of Wendel certainly died shortly after the will of his father was made in 1824, in Frederick Co. He is mentioned in the will (and named co-executor) in 1824 (when this John was in KY), and the probate record of 1825, as John, deceased, and Peter as the only executor. Still, the record does show that this John was b. in MD.1 
Birth*1781He was born in 1781 at MarylandG; several census records.2,3 
20 April 1791He appeared on the census of 20 April 1791 in the household of Wendel Hesson and Catherine Hull at Frederick Co., MarylandG, [this is most probably not this John no. 790]; nei. Baltzer; sheet 202 has Frederick Heffner and Frederick Jr; sheet 203 has Michael Heffner and Michael Jr; count begins on sheet 156.4 
Marriage*1 January 1807He married Sarah Simpson, daughter of ____ Simpson and Nancy _____, on 1 January 1807 at Campbell Co., KentuckyG; (Tuley.us has marriage contract signed 1 Oct 1808, marr. 24 Oct 1808 by Rev. Thomas Kyle.)5,6 
1809He appeared on the census of 1809 at Bank/Licking Watercourse, Campbell Co., KentuckyG; nei. Simpson, Benjamin, 100 acres, Bank/Licking. The Licking River flows into the Ohio River south of Cincinnati. Banklick Creek flows into the Licking River east of Winston Park, KY.
In 1809, Campbell County included today's Kenton (1840) county.7 
1810He and Sarah Simpson appeared on the census of 1810 at Campbell Twp., Campbell Co., KentuckyG; nei. Elison Williams.8 
7 August 1820He and Sarah Simpson appeared on the census of 7 August 1820 at Covington, Campbell Co., KentuckyG; nei. Ignatious Simpson.9 
1830He and Sarah Simpson appeared on the census of 1830 at Grass Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; (head of hh ordered by first letter of surname.)10 
1 August 1839John Hesson acquired real estate at Spencer Co., IndianaG, on 1 August 1839 from the Vincennes land offfice of 40 acres.11 
1840He and Sarah Simpson appeared on the census of 1840 at Spencer Co., IndianaG; children count 7 or 9, all male; neis. son John and Nancy, img. 3; Silas Brown (30-39) with wife, 5 dau; Benj Hesson; Benj. Ward and Ann Simpson.12 
4 September 1850He and Sarah Simpson appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; neis. son Alfred, fam. 282; son Benj, fam. 281; Sarah's poss. bro. Benjamin, fam. 264.2 
20 August 1860He and Sarah Simpson appeared on the census of 20 August 1860 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; nei. Alfred and Gideon; Silas Bridges fam. 1210.3 
Death*1861He died in 1861. 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S520] VWH.
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John (69), farmer, b. MD; Sarah (59), b. VA.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. John (79), b. MD, $4000 value of real estate; Sarah (70), b. VA.
  4. [S268] 1790 U.S. Federal Census, image viewed online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.com. Wendle Hesson; 4 m (<16) [John, Peter, ____, ____], 4 M (16+) [Wendle, Andrew, Daniel, Abraham]; 4 F/f [Catherine, Elizabeth, Margaret, ____].
  5. [S244] Northern Kentucky Marriages, 1795-1850, online Ancestry.com, Marriages of Campbell, Boone and Kenton Counties, Kentucky, 1795-1850: Hesson, John & Sary Simpson, 1 Jan. 1807, marr. by GH, consent by mother Nancy Simpson, who sent consent with son Benjamin Simpson, witnessed by Ignatius Simpson & John Callon, Campbell Co., KY. "If the consent is signed by the mother of the party, it can generally be assumed that the father is deceased at the time of the proposed marriage."
  6. [S480] Campbell County Kentucky Marriages on Campbell County KY GenWeb, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/marriagesindex.htm, 1 Jan 1807, John Hesson to Sary Simpson, bondsman Benjamin Simpson. [There is also an entry in the transcription for 30 Dec 1806, "John Nelson to Sary Simpson (d/o Nancy Simpson) bond by brother Benjamin Simpson.]
  7. [S481] Campbell County Tax List & Census Page, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/censusindex.htm, Hessen, John; 105 acres, Bank/Licking; 1 male of age 17 or older. Citation: 1809 Property Tax List, James Taylor (Clerk), James Noble (Commissioner/Auditor). Transcribed from LDS Film #07911.
  8. [S238] 1810 U.S. Federal Census. John Hesen (26-44); F (16-25) [Sarah]; 1 m <10 [Benjamin]; 1 f <10 [Elizabeth].
  9. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. John (26-44); F (26-44) [Sarah]; 1 m 10-15 [Benjamin], 2 m <10 [John, poss. Gideon or Samuel]; 1 f 10-15 [Elizabeth], 2 f <10 [Margaret, Nancy]; 8 total.
  10. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. John (40-49); F (40-49) [Sarah]; 1 m 20-29 [Benjamin], 2 m 10-14 [John (actually at least 15), ____], 2 m 5-9 [Gideon, Samuel], 2 m <5 [Alfred, William]; 1 f 10-14 [Nancy], 1 f 5-9 [Margaret]; 11 total.
  11. [S658] U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, online http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx, Names On Document: John Hesson Senior; Land Office: Vincennes; US Reservations: No; Mineral Reservations: No; Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566); Document Nr: 19310; Total Acres: 40.00; BLM Serial Nr: IN NO S/N; Land Descriptions: Indiana, 2nd PM, Tshp 5 South, Range 6 West, Aliquot NE 1/4 of NE 1/4, Section 22.
  12. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. John "Sr" (50-59); F (50-59) [Sarah ]; 1 m 20-29 [____], 4 m 10-14 [Wm, Alfred, ____,____], 2 m 5-9 [Thomas, ____].
  13. [S245] Lewisjd38, compiler, "Lewis jd Family Tree"; online Ancestry.com.