The Shemwell Family

R Vaughn HesterAge: 61 years18991961

Name
R Vaughn Hester
Given names
R Vaughn
Surname
Hester
Birth February 1899 31 23
Census July 3, 1900 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterMadge Edith Hester
about 1902 (Age 2 years)
Death of a fatherBruce “Ruse” Hester
June 27, 1909 (Age 10 years)
Census April 29, 1910 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentJames M JohnstonAnise G VaughnView this family
between 1911 and 1914 (Age 11 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 17 years)

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 18 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAlmira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
December 12, 1920 (Age 21 years)
MarriageGertrude Helen BeardsleyView this family
February 3, 1924 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAmanda Catherine Grantham
1925 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 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 3, 1930 (Age 31 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Hester
March 17, 1935 (Age 36 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherEnos Vaughn
March 27, 1936 (Age 37 years)
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 50 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 wifeGertrude Helen Beardsley
1956 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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 1961 (Age 61 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Grace Hill Cemetery
Last change January 1, 201816:22:03

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Bruce “Ruse” Hester
Birth: April 27, 1867 25 25Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 27, 1909Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
mother
Marriage: June 12, 1898Garfield, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States
9 months
himself
4 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with James M Johnston - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1911 and 1914
Mother’s family with Private - View this family
step-father
Private
mother
Family with Gertrude Helen Beardsley - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 3, 1924Noble, Oklahoma, United States

R Vaughn Hester has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Ruse Hester - Household

Creek Nation, Indian Territory

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Hester, RuseheadWMApr186634M2KYTNKYEditor
Hester, Anise GwifeWFAug187623M211MOKYMO
Hester, R VaughnsonWMMay18991SOKKYMO

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Anise G Vaughn - Household

Perry, Noble, Oklahoma

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Hester, AnnaheadFW35Wd1122MOMOMOMilliner?At Home
Hester, VaughnsonMW11SOKMOMO
Hester, MadgedaughterFW8SOKMOMO
Boardman, Jeffersonbrother in lawMW35M112INUSUSAuctineer?General Practice
Boardman, RuthsisterFW28M11222MOMOMO
Boardman, GracienieceFW11SOKINMO
Boardman, TeddynephewMW3SOKINMO

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James M Johnston - Household

721 F Street Perry, Noble, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Johnston, James MheadMW48MMOPNOHDelivery manGrocery store
Hester, Anise GwifeFW44MMOMOMONurseAt Home
Hester, R VaughnheadMW20SOKKYMOPumpmanOil field
Johnston, James M JrsonMW7SOKMOMO
Hester, CarrieboarderFW75MKYVAKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - R Vaughn Hester - Household

717 Fir Ave Perry, Noble, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Hester, VaughnheadMW31M25OKKYMOTraveling salesmanGrocery
Hester, GertrudewifeFW29M23KSUSUSSales ladyDepatrment store

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - R Vaughn Hester - Household

1012 Elm St. Perry, Noble, Oklahoma

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Hester, VaughnheadMW41MOKPerryNobleOKTraveling SalesmanWholesale Groceries
Hester, GertrudeXwifeFW39MKSPerryNobleOK