Hess, Henry Reuben
Henry Reuben Hess was born in Rensselaerville on May 18, 1840, a son of Jacob Hess and Margaret Starkweather. 
Henry struck out on his own at about 1859 and worked for a grape grower. After his marriage, he bought his own property and raised his own grapes.
Marriage & Children
He married at about 1872 in Poultney, Ann H. _____ and they had two children, Henry Hess and Leila May Hess.
|Residence:||Pulteney, Steuben Co., NY|
|Enlistment Date:||25 Aug 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Pulteney |
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||161st Infantry |
|Company:||Company A |
|Muster Out Date:||17 Oct 1865 |
|Muster Out Place:||Tallahassee, FL|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21 to serve 3 years. |
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com military databases; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York|
Anna died before 1910, Henry died on October 21, 1913 at Pulteney, NY.
Additional Research Notes
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com