David Hess//born 15 March 1835 in Russell Co.,VA//died 27 July 1912
in Russell Co.,VA (River Mountain Section).
In #5-B to the right on this page is Julia Ann West Hess//born 23 March
1847 in Pike Co.,KY//died 11 March 1929 at Tip Top,Tazewell Co.,VA at the
home of her son William Millard Hess. Her death certificate states that she
died suddenly while sitting in her rocking chair. Her grandson (Harold Hess)
related to me that she would sit in her rocking chair in front of the fireplace
and smoke a long clay pipe.
Julia Ann was the daughter of Joshua West & Elizabeth Smith.