William C. Hesson1

#1858, (circa 1828 - before 8 December 1881)
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*John Hesson1 (1781 - 1861)
Mother*Sarah Simpson1 (1791 - b 1861)

Family

Susanna Emmons b. c 1833
Children 1.Nancy Elizabeth Hesson (1855 - )
 2.John Wesley Hesson+11 (1856 - 1938)
 3.William S Hesson+ (c 1859 - 1898)
 4.Andrew Elihue Hesson12 (1862 - 1911)
 5.Lazerus Sherman Hesson12 (c 1865 - )
 6.Milton Grant Hesson12 (c 1868 - )
 7.Matthias Hesson12 (c 1869 - 1952)
 8.Thomas Hesson13 (c 1872 - )
William C. Hesson was also known as William Sylvester Hesson. 
Birth*circa 1828He was born circa 1828 at IndianaG.2,3 
1830He appeared on the census of 1830 in the household of John Hesson and Sarah Simpson at Grass Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; (head of hh ordered by first letter of surname.)4 
4 September 1850He appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 in the household of John Hesson and Sarah Simpson at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, age 21; (neis. son Alfred, fam. 282; son Benj., fam. 281; Sarah's poss. bro. Benjamin, fam. 264; dau. Margaret and Abraham Brand, fam. 245; dau. Nancy and John Tuley, fam. 263.)5 
Marriage*7 May 1852He married Susanna Emmons, daughter of ? Emmons, on 7 May 1852 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.6 
16 August 1860He and Susanna Emmons appeared on the census of 16 August 1860 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.7 
14 June 1870He and Susanna Emmons appeared on the census of 14 June 1870 at Gentryville P.O., Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; nei. bro. John and Junetta, fam 127; Wm Emmons fam 124.8 
9 June 1880He and Susanna Emmons appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; neis. Benj. and Rebecca Hesson, fam. 89; Robt and Martha Tuley, fam. 91.9 
28 September 1881He left a will on 28 September 1881 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.10 
Death*before 8 December 1881He died before 8 December 1881 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.10 
Probate*8 December 1881His estate was probated on 8 December 1881 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.10 

Citations

  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Jun 14, age 42.
  3. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [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.
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John (69), farmer, b. MD; Sarah (59), b. VA.
  6. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, William Hesson and Susanna Emmons, marr. 7 May 1852, Spencer Co. Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office, Book 3, OS, p. 246.
  7. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William (33); Susannah (25).
  8. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. William C (42), farmer, b. IN; Susana (39), b. IN.
  9. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. William C (51), b. IN, parents b. ?; Susanna (48), b. IN, parents b. NC.
  10. [S1435] Spencer County Will Records 1833-1933 (Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, microfilmed ca. 1985), Vol. 2, p. 48-49, img 53/660. William C Hesson; gives to wife "in lieu of her interest in my lands the home farm on which we now reside," 80 acres, the NE ½ of Sec. 22, Tshp. 5 [sic] Range 6 [sic]; also all personal property, to be disposed of for the benefit of the children; if she should marry, the land and personal property to be divided equally among "my heirs, namely: Nancy E, John W, William S, Andrew E, Lazuras S, Milton G, Mathias J and Thomas H Hesson; notes that he is standing surety for John W for the amount of $54. Daniel Hesson appointed executor. Signed by W C Hesson and Susanna Hesson his wife, 28 Sep 1881; witnesses William J Collier and Robert j Tuley. Proved 8 Dec 1881, recorded 13 Dec 1881. Online Ancestry.com.
  11. [S247] Ancestry.com Hearn Family Tree, ShirleyPowers59, owner, online \Ancestry.com\. Hereinafter cited as Hearn FT.
  12. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  13. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. William C (51), b. IN parents b. ?; Susanna (48), b. IN, parents b. NC; children listed by middle names.