Sameul D. Hess (1829-1891)
Born in Hamilton, Canada. Construction and street commissioner in Bay City, MI.
1905: Historical bio. (Added, Feb., 2009)
History of Bay County, Michigan - 1883
SAMUEL D. HESS, _______
was born in Hamilton, Canada, October 19, 1829. He came to Bay City in 1847. Was employed as assistant foreman of the Au Gres boom in 1869; was foreman for James Shearer for three years, and foreman in the employ of M. Dunbar on the construction of the Midland Plank Road. He was afterward in the employ of the Northwestern Gas and Water Pipe Company for six years. In 1878 he was elected street commissioner of Bay City for two years, and re-elected in 1881 for the same term. He was married in 1819 to Catharine Myers, of Hamilton, and has twelve children.
1879 – Derectory: Bay City, Mich.
Hess, David – teamster Thomas Carney Jr., bds Samuel D. Hess.
Hess, Samuel – street commissioner, res n w cor Lord and Annie.
1880 – Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.
Hess, Samuel D. - b. 1830, Canada – foreman pipe works.
Catharine, wife – b. 1832, Canada.
Phoebe, daughter – b. 1853, Canada.
David, son – b. 1859, Canada.
Margarett, daughter – b. 1861, Canada.
Emma, daughter – b. 1864, Canada.
James, son – b. 1866, Canada.
Fredrick, son – b. 1867, Canada.
Laura, daughter – b. 1870, Mich.
Samuel D. (Jr), son – b. 1872, Mich.
Claud, daughter – b. 1875, Mich.
Youngs, Willington – nephew – b. 1858, Canada.
1886 – Directory: Bay City, Mich.
Hess, David M. - carpenter, res. 1014 4th.
Hess, James F. - bds 1014 4th.
Hess, Samuel D. - mngr H. W. Simms and Propr. Essexville Roller ring, res 1014 4th.
1891 – Michigan Deaths: Bay City, Bay, Mich.
Samuel D. Hess, age 62, born in Canada, contractor, son of David and Elizabeth Hess, died Nov. 29, 1891.
1893 – Directory: Bay City, Mich.
Hess, David M. - contr., 106 James, res same.
Hess, Samuel V, paver, bds 200 Washington Ave.
1912 – Michigan Deaths: Saginaw, Saginaw, Mich.
Samuel Hess, age 40, born in Mich., son of Samuel D. and Catherine (Meyers) Hess, died Aug. 24, 1912.
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Carney, Thomas Jr.
Hess, Claud (dau)
Hess, David (father)
Hess, David M. (son)
Hess, Elizabeth (mother)
Hess, Emma (dau)
Hess, Fredrick (son)
Hess, James F. (son)
Hess, Laura (dau)
Hess, Margaret (dau)
Hess, Phoebe (dau)
Hess, Samuel D. (subject) Hess, Samuel D, Jr. (son)
Myers, Catharine (wife)
Youngs, Willington (nephew)
Au Gres, MI
Bay City, MI
Bay Co., MI
Essexville Roller Ring
Midland Plank Road
Nortwester Gas & Water Pipe