The Shemwell Family

Lydia Minerva Hester1909

Lydia Minerva Hester
Given names
Lydia Minerva
Married name
Lydia Minerva McCarty
Birth June 25, 1909 34 39
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 9 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 8 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 -
Census January 27, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAlmira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
December 12, 1920 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Hester
March 17, 1935 (Age 25 years)

Death of a fatherMaon Hester
1938 (Age 28 years)
Residence 1943 (Age 33 years)
Note: Occupation: Teacher
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 40 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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. -

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by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: April 3, 1907Caddo, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
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Lydia Minerva Hester has 14 first cousins recorded

ResidenceCity Directory
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Milton O Allison - Household

Tonkawa Caddo Ok

Allison, Milton OheadMW38M6MOKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Allison, HelliewifeFW34M611ILGERGER
Allison, ManerriadaughterFW5SOKMOMO
Hester, Maonbrother in lawMW38M3KYTNTNFarmerGeneral farm
Hester, TiciesisterFW40M311MOKYKY
Hester, Lydia MneiceFW1SOKKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Maon Hester - Household

Abilene, Caddo, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Hester, MheadMW45MKYTNKYFarmer
Hester, TiciewifeFW45MMOKYKY
Hester, Lydia MdaughterFW10SOKKYMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Maon Hester - Household

E. Broadway Enid Garfield Ok

Maon HesterheadMW50M30KYTNKYGasoline dealerFilling station
Ticie HesterwifeFW48M28MOKYKY
Lydia M HesterdaughterFW18SOKKYMO

Occupation: Teacher