The Shemwell Family

Hester ReedAge: 84 years19101994

Name
Hester Reed
Given names
Hester
Surname
Reed
Birth March 15, 1910 24 23
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Jane Lyles
April 1, 1910 (Age 17 days)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 31 days)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a brotherClint Elmo Reed
September 4, 1918 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 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 7 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/
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Winfred Reed
May 23, 1919 (Age 9 years)
Census January 16, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 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
Death of a motherNina Mae Cole
January 3, 1944 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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 fatherClifton Reed
December 10, 1949 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 May 25, 1994 (Age 84 years)
Last change September 17, 201717:27:26

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Clifton Reed
Birth: September 30, 1885 33 34Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 10, 1949Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
mother
Nina Mae Cole
Birth: August 16, 1886Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 3, 1944Graves, Kentucky, United States
elder sister
Hazel Reed
Birth: October 14, 1908 23 22Kentucky, United States
Death: December 8, 1999Benton, Kentucky, United States
17 months
herself
Hester Reed
Birth: March 15, 1910 24 23Kentucky, United States
Death: May 25, 1994Marshall, Kentucky, United States
sister
Private
younger brother
Clint Elmo Reed
Birth: September 4, 1918 32 32Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 22, 2013Kentucky, United States

Hester Reed has 14 first cousins recorded

Father's family (14)

Parents Charles E “Charley” Perry + Bertha Reed
1Hugh Perry19111990
2Forrest W Perry19131988
3Private
4Private
Parents George Eldridge Jarvis + Pearl Reed
1Nellie Jarvis19141915
2Victor Jarvis19162004
3Jewel Jarvis19181982
4Graydon Jarvis19202005
5Doris Jarvis19221994
6Evelyn Jarvis19242016
7Charlotte Jarvis19262003
9Blake Jarvis19292003
10Private

Mother's family (0)

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Clifton Reed - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Reed, CliftonheadMW24M13KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Reed, Nina MwifeFW23M1322KYKYKY
Reed, HazeldaughterFW1-6mSKYKYKY
Reed, Baby unnamed(Hester)daughterFW1mSKYKYKY