SCHALL-L ArchivesArchiver > SCHALL > 2006-08 > 1155425605
Subject: Emma C.Schall of PA.
Date: 12 Aug 2006 17:33:25 -0600
This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list.
Message Board URL:
Message Board Post:
George W. Hess, manufacturer of lounges, wire, hair and husk mattresses, was born in York in 1848, is a so of William and Sarah (Welsh) Hess, and is of German origin. At the early age of eight years, Mr. Hess was thrown entirely upon his own resources, and for several years was employed at different occupations. Later he was given a clerkship in the store of P. A. & S. Small, where he remained in faithful service for thirteen years. In 1881 he began the mattress business and this yet continues. He was married in 1872 to Miss. Emma C. Schall of York. They have two children: William and George. He is a Republican, and a member of the K. of P.
Taken from the book, “History of York County, Illustrated 1886” by John Gibson, Historical Editor