Rufus Dock Bess

Male 1856 - 1906  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name Rufus Dock Bess 
    Born 0___ 1856  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Rufus Doak Bess  [3
    Died 16 Jun 1906  [4
    Person ID I33410  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2012 

    Father Eli Bess,   b. 0___ 1815, (Spartanburg County) South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Leah Florence Killian,   b. 0___ 1816, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 0___ 1833  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F11362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret M. Green,   b. 0___ 1866, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1896  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1881  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Willie W. Bess,   b. 17 Nov 1873, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1954, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Emma Bess,   b. 0___ 1882, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Esther Bess,   b. 9 Aug 1884, Hills Creek, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Lee "Johnny" Bess,   b. 17 Apr 1892, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1979  (Age 87 years)
     5. Claborn Bess,   b. 0___ 1893, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Thomas Bess,   b. 0___ 1894, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1894, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F12280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ann Hobbs,   b. 0___ 1860, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1901, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1897  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Bryant Bess,   b. 17 Oct 1898, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1899  (Age 0 years)
     2. Eoda Bess,   b. 18 May 1900, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1981  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F12281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1856 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 1881 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Dec 1897 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S45932] David Spivey | 12 Nov 2000 | http://genforum.genealogy.com/bess/messages/217.html.

    2. [S11333] David Spivey, a BESS registry & commentary, http://genforum.genealogy.com/bess/messages/217.html, retrieved, recorded &.

    3. [S45973] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SRJT-DXP.

    4. [S45970] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SRJF-87S.

    5. [S44484] United States Census, 1850 for Eli Bess (HH) in.

    6. [S45937] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SRJF-3WM.