The Shemwell Family

Windell Harris HesterAge: 81 years19192000

Name
Windell Harris Hester
Given names
Windell Harris
Surname
Hester
Birth April 22, 1919 47 37
Census January 10, 1920 (Age 8 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAugustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
April 19, 1921 (Age 23 months)
Cause: Senile Dementia
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames William Hester
July 2, 1926 (Age 7 years)
Cause: Dysentery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 10 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 11 years)
Census May 4, 1940 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 22 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 29 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 30 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 37 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth “Lizzie” Harris
November 1973 (Age 54 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 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 brotherPaul E Hester
October 26, 1978 (Age 59 years)
Death of a brotherLeland D “Red” Hester Sr.
December 26, 1978 (Age 59 years)
Death of a brotherMayon Howell Hester
December 14, 1983 (Age 64 years)
Death September 14, 2000 (Age 81 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Huntsville Memory Gardens
Last change July 29, 201915:36:40

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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
elder brother
Paul E Hester
Birth: October 22, 1917 46 35Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 26, 1978Tennessee, United States
sister
Private
himself
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himself
wife
Versie Lorena Pollard
Birth: January 26, 1925Alabama, United States
Death: January 20, 2013Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

Windell Harris Hester has 9 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Arthur Clinton Hester - Household

Near Sharon Grove Sharon and Clifty, Todd, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Hester, ArthurheadMW67MKYSame houseBlacksmithShop
Hester, LizzieXwifeFW58MKYSame house
Hester, BlandfordsonMW29SKYSame houseDriverTruck
Hester, HowellsonMW26SKYSame houseFarmerFarm
Hester, WindellsonMW21SKYSame house