The Shemwell Family

Madge Edith HesterAge: 91 years19021993

Name
Madge Edith Hester
Given names
Madge Edith
Surname
Hester
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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
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)
Burial
Cemetery: Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery
Last change January 13, 201816:29:04

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
elder brother
4 years
herself
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 Joseph Leo “Joe” McClellan - View this family
husband
Joseph Leo “Joe” McClellan
Birth: May 16, 1893Ashford, Cattaraugus, New York, United States
Death: May 24, 1968Perry, Noble, Oklahoma, United States
herself
Marriage: June 18, 1919Noble, Oklahoma, United States
1 year
son
Joseph Leo McClellan Jr.
Birth: June 8, 1920 27 18Billings, Noble, Oklahoma, United States
Death: July 20, 1988Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
18 months
daughter
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

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 - Joseph Leo McClellan - Household

White Rock, Noble, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
MacClellan, Joseph LheadMW26MNYUSUSSuperentendentGasoline Co.
Hester, Madge EwifeFW18MOKKYMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Leo McClellan - Household

905 8th. Perry, Noble, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
McClellan, Joseph EheadMW36M26NYNYNYPresidentBanking
McClellan, Madge EwifeFW29M17OKKYMO
McClellan, Joseph LsonMW10SOKNYOK
McClellan, Mary EdaughterFW8SOKNYOK

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Leo McClellan - Household

905 8th. Perry, Noble, Oklahoma

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
MacClellan, Joseph LheadMW46MNYSame placeNobleOKOil Broker & ?Private business
Hester, Madge HwifeFW38MOKSame placeNobleOKHouse wifeAt home
MacClellan, Joseph JrsonMW19SOKSame placeNobleOK
MacClellan, Mary EdaughterFW18SOKSame placeNobleOK