The Shemwell Family

Ural Edwin HesterAge: 75 years19151991

Name
Ural Edwin Hester
Given names
Ural Edwin
Surname
Hester
Birth May 3, 1915 18 16
Birth of a brotherLeon E Hester
December 21, 1916 (Age 19 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 months)

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 brotherRussell Brandon Hester
October 24, 1918 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 months)

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 2 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/
Census February 4, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherLelton Glen Hester
December 8, 1921 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherFloyd Irvin Hester
February 27, 1925 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterEmilou Hester
June 28, 1929 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 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 2, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherBobbie Ray Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a sisterBonnie Faye Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 21 years)
Death of a brotherBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterBonnie Faye Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 21 years)
Burial of a brotherBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 21 years)
Cemetery: Davidson Cemetery
Birth of a daughter
#1Betty Jean Hester
July 29, 1937 (Age 22 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Ural Brandon Hester
February 20, 1942 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherEliza Ann Burkhart
February 26, 1942 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherHenry Isaac Shamwell
July 3, 1943 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sonUral Brandon Hester
May 21, 1944 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 34 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 fatherEllis Reed Hester
April 2, 1972 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sisterEmilou Hester
December 20, 1974 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 brotherLeon E Hester
October 8, 1977 (Age 62 years)
Death of a motherEva Lilly Shamwell
November 26, 1982 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherRussell Brandon Hester
November 23, 1986 (Age 71 years)
Death March 11, 1991 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery
Last change November 28, 201714:47:06

by: Barry Shemwell
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Ural Edwin Hester
Birth: May 3, 1915 18 16Tennessee, United States
Death: March 11, 1991Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
20 months
younger brother
Leon E Hester
Birth: December 21, 1916 20 18Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 8, 1977Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
22 months
younger brother
Russell Brandon Hester
Birth: October 24, 1918 22 20Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 23, 1986Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Lelton Glen Hester
Birth: December 8, 1921 25 23Tennessee, United States
Death: April 7, 2001Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
brother
Private
younger brother
Floyd Irvin Hester
Birth: February 27, 1925 28 26Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 9, 2004Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
4 years
younger sister
Emilou Hester
Birth: June 28, 1929 33 31Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1974Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
7 years
younger brother
Bobbie Ray Hester
Birth: August 26, 1936 40 38Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 29, 1936Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
younger sister
Bonnie Faye Hester
Birth: August 26, 1936 40 38Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 29, 1936Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
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Ural Edwin Hester
Birth: May 3, 1915 18 16Tennessee, United States
Death: March 11, 1991Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Mary Belle Sherron
Birth: August 13, 1917Tennessee, United States
Death: September 10, 1995Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
daughter
Betty Jean Hester
Birth: July 29, 1937 22 19Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 6, 2017Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
son
Ural Brandon Hester
Birth: February 20, 1942 26 24Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 21, 1944Christian, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

Ural Edwin Hester has 8 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Ellis Reed Hester - Household

Carbondale Road Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Hester, EllisheadMW23MTNUSUSFarmerGeneral farm
Hester, EvawifeFW21MTNKYTN
Hester, ValsonMW4-6mSTNTNTN
Hester, LeonsonMW3SKYTNTN
Hester, RussellsonMW1-2mSKYTNTN