The Shemwell Family

Madge Edith HesterAge: 91 years19021993

Madge Edith Hester
Given names
Madge Edith
Married name
Madge Edith McClellan
Birth about 1902 34 26
Death of a fatherBruce “Ruse” Hester
June 27, 1909 (Age 7 years)
Census April 29, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentJames M JohnstonAnise G VaughnView this family
between 1911 and 1914 (Age 9 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 15 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 16 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 -
MarriageJoseph Leo “Joe” McClellanView this family
June 18, 1919 (Age 17 years)
Census January 24, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Leo McClellan Jr.
June 8, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAlmira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
December 12, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Elizabeth McClellan
December 17, 1921 (Age 19 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAmanda Catherine Grantham
1925 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 28 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Hester
March 17, 1935 (Age 33 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherEnos Vaughn
March 27, 1936 (Age 34 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a childWellsley Graham ThompsonMary Elizabeth McClellanView this family
June 17, 1944 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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 -
Death of a brotherR Vaughn Hester
1961 (Age 59 years)

Death of a husbandJoseph Leo “Joe” McClellan
May 24, 1968 (Age 66 years)
Death of a motherAnise G Vaughn
July 15, 1968 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 44 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 of a daughterMary Elizabeth McClellan
October 14, 1978 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sonJoseph Leo McClellan Jr.
July 20, 1988 (Age 86 years)
Death November 3, 1993 (Age 91 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery
Last change January 13, 201816:29:04

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Ruse HesterBruce “Ruse” Hester
Birth: April 27, 1867 25 25Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 27, 1909Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: June 12, 1898Garfield, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States
9 months
elder brother
4 years
Mother’s family with James M Johnston - View this family
Marriage: between 1911 and 1914
Mother’s family with Private - View this family
Family with Joseph Leo “Joe” McClellan - View this family
Joseph Leo “Joe” McClellan
Birth: May 16, 1893Ashford, Cattaraugus, New York, United States
Death: May 24, 1968Perry, Noble, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: June 18, 1919Noble, Oklahoma, United States
1 year
Joseph Leo McClellan Jr.
Birth: June 8, 1920 27 18Billings, Noble, Oklahoma, United States
Death: July 20, 1988Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
18 months
Mary Elizabeth McClellan
Birth: December 17, 1921 28 19Drumright, Creek, Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 14, 1978Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

Madge Edith Hester has 12 first cousins recorded