The Shemwell Family

Moodie B TempletonAge: 95 years18761971

Moodie B Templeton
Given names
Moodie B
Married name
Moodie B Hester
Birth 1876

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a son
#1Augustus Bell “Andy” Hester
April 19, 1908 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#2Garland W Hester
September 30, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#3Milburn E Hester
January 25, 1913 (Age 37 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 41 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 42 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a husbandAlton Bell Hester
December 26, 1949 (Age 73 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 74 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 70 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death 1971 (Age 95 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Family with Alton Bell Hester - View this family
Augustus Bell “Andy” Hester
Birth: April 19, 1908 28 32Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 9, 1995Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Garland W Hester
Birth: September 30, 1910 30 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 22, 1984
2 years
Milburn E Hester
Birth: January 25, 1913 33 37Todd, Kentucky, United States

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