The Shemwell Family

Paul E HesterAge: 61 years19171978

Name
Paul E Hester
Given names
Paul E
Surname
Hester
Birth October 22, 1917 46 35
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 2 months)

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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a brotherWindell Harris Hester
April 22, 1919 (Age 18 months)
Census January 10, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAugustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
April 19, 1921 (Age 3 years)
Cause: Senile Dementia
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames William Hester
July 2, 1926 (Age 8 years)
Cause: Dysentery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 22, 1930 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a brotherBlandford Island Hester
February 28, 1949 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherArthur Clinton Hester
September 22, 1956 (Age 38 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth “Lizzie” Harris
November 1973 (Age 56 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death October 26, 1978 (Age 61 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change June 10, 201608:27:30

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
elder brother
Leland D “Red” Hester Sr.
Birth: December 10, 1906 35 24Kentucky, United States
Death: December 26, 1978Christian, Kentucky, United States
16 months
elder brother
Arnold C Hester
Birth: April 9, 1908 36 26Kentucky, United States
Death: October 31, 1913Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
Blandford Island Hester
Birth: June 5, 1910 38 28Kentucky, United States
Death: February 28, 1949Christian, Kentucky, United States
brother
Private
elder brother
Mayon Howell Hester
Birth: October 6, 1913 42 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 14, 1983Todd, Kentucky, United States
brother
Private
himself
Paul E Hester
Birth: October 22, 1917 46 35Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 26, 1978Tennessee, United States
sister
Private
younger brother
Windell Harris Hester
Birth: April 22, 1919 47 37Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 14, 2000

Paul E Hester has 9 first cousins recorded

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