Lillian Pauline Hesson1

#17145, (3 July 1917 - 7 October 2001)
Relationship3rd cousin of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Samuel Washington Hesson1 (1868 - 1941)
Mother*Annie Thelma Higdon1 (c 1881 - )
Her married name was Cope.2 
Birth*3 July 1917She was born on 3 July 1917 at Grayson Co., KentuckyG.3,4 
3 January 1920She appeared on the census of 3 January 1920 in the household of Samuel Washington Hesson and Annie Thelma Higdon at Leitchfield, Grayson Co., KentuckyG, as Pauline, age 2, b. KY.5 
16 April 1930She appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 in the household of Samuel Washington Hesson at Hendricks, Leitchfield, Grayson Co., KentuckyG.6 
Marriage*15 October 1938She married Wendell Thomas Cope on 15 October 1938.2 
Death*7 October 2001She died on 7 October 2001 at Salem, Oregon, at age 84.4,2 


  1. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1554] Willamette Valley Genealogical Society, Willamette Valley Oregon Death Records, 1838-2006, online
  3. [S1509] Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999, online, Lillian P Hessson, b. Grayson KY 3 Jul 1917, dau. of Annie Higdon.
  4. [S1411] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online, Pauline Lillian Hessson, SSN 349-28-0240, b. Leitchfield KY 3 Jul 1917, dau. of Sam W Hesson and Annie T Higdon, d. 7 Oct 2001; Aug 1951 name listed as Pauline Lillian Cope, Oct 2001 Lillian P Cope.
  5. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Samuel W (50), b. and parents b. IN, house painter; Annie (38), b. and parents b. IN.
  6. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Sam W (60), wid., b. and parents b. IN, painter.