Estella Hower1,2

F, (23 December 1892 - 7 January 1981)
9th great-granddaughter of Hans Kiess
4th great-granddaughter of Casper Ulmer
Hans Kiess descendants (Württemberg)
Casper Ulmer descendants (Möhringen, Württemberg)
     Estella Hower was born on 23 December 1892.2 She was the daughter of Daniel Wesley Hower and Amelia Schlesinger.1 Estella Hower married Milo Schmouder circa 1911.1 Estella Hower died on 7 January 1981 at Granada Hills, Los Angeles County, California, at age 88 years and 15 days.2
     Estella's surname has also been spelled as Hauer. Estella Hower was also known as Stella. She appeared on the census of 4 June 1900 in the household of Daniel Wesley Hower and Amelia Schlesinger at Pine Creek Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania. The Social Security Death Index gives the last residence of record for Estella as San Fernando, Los Angeles County, California.2

Child of Estella Hower and Milo Schmouder

Last Edited=23 Jun 2009


  1. [S21] Watson Kiess, History of the Kiess Family, Who Came From Germany and Settled In Pennsylvania In The Early 1800's (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania:, 1957), p. 35.
  2. [S1741] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at <> (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, 15 August 2008 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. ESTELLA SCHMOUDER, birth listed as 23 Dec 1892, died listed as Jan 1981, issued in the State of Pennsylvania. Last residence San Fernando, Los Angeles, CA, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 2 Sep 2008.