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Louis C Hess

Louis C Hess[1]

Male about 1902 -

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  • Name Louis C Hess  [2
    Born about 1902  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Architect, Hess & Greenwood, Hammond, Indiana  [2, 3
    Residence 1930:108 Farmwood Avenue, Hammond, Lake, Indiana; Las Vegas Nevada  [4, 5
    Person ID I70946  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 June 2016 

    Family/Spouse Adelaide E Fox,   b. 2 June 1903, Hammond, Lake Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. January 1990, Las Vegas, Clark Co., Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married about 1925  Hammond, Lake Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID F49493  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Louis C Hess
      Age: 18 years
      Estimated birth year: abt 1902
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Race: White
      Home in 1920: Hammond Ward 9, Lake, Indiana
      Sex: Male
      Marital status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Mother's Birth Place: Indiana
      Father's Birth Place: Indiana
      In January of 1920, Louis C. Hess, the boy-next-door to Adelaide Fox, was living with his parents on 44 Mason Street, Hammond, Lake, IN. The family is Julius J Hess (52, Watchman, Steel Works) b. in Indiana of an Alsace (French) father and a German mother who owns the house free of mortgage. With him is wife Hilda F. Hess (49, none) b. in Indiana of German parents. Children, all b. in Indiana: Laura E Hess (26, Sia.... [illegible] Musician [?]), Walter B Hess (25, Teacher, High School), Arthur A Hess (23, Officer [? illegible]), and Louis C Hess (18, none).

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Louis C Hess
      Name: Louis C Hess
      Age: 27
      Estimated birth year: abt 1903
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Relation to head-of-house: Head
      Spouse's Name: Adelaide E Hess
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Hammond, Lake, Indiana
      On April 11, 1930 Louis C. Hess (27, architect) b. in Indiana of Indiana parents, is living at 108 Farmwood Avenue in Hammond, Lake, Indiana, and was married when he was 22. With him is his wife, Adelaide E. Hess (27, none) b. in Illinois [!] of a PA father and a Mass mother who was married when she was 20. Also sons Louis C. Hess, Jr. (2 years, 10 Mos) and Harrie F. (1 yr, 5 mos). Finally a servant, Hazel F. S. Thonert (16, servant) b. in Illinois of an Indiana father and a German mother.

      An on-line architectural tour of Forest-Southview Historical District of Hammond indiana shows that Louis Hess, architect, designed the house of his father-in-law Dr, Francis H Fox“Hess & Greenwood, once a Hammond architectural design firm, drew up the plans for the Dr. Francis Fox home at 6518 Forest Avenue.... The Hess part of the firm's name comes from Louis Hess, grandson of Joseph Hess, the founder of Hessville.” The tour further identifies the house: “6518 Forest Avenue - ‘Dr. Francis Fox Home’ - Colonial Revival circa 1940 Hess & Greenwood, architect.”

      [Majer Colegrove Family.FTW]

      Information provided by Agnes Margaret Colegrove Fraser in 1989.

      Married to Adelaide Fox (rin 503)., , [2, 6, 7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1398] GEDCOM file from file “AdamMoffatDesends”, submitted by Alaric Faulkner.

    2. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1930: Hammond, Lake, IN.

    3. [S1340] Web site,

    4. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1930 Hammond. Lake, In.

    5. [S1346] 1/14/2006.

    6. [S1330] US Federal Census.

    7. [S1340] Web site.

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