The Shemwell Family

Russell Brandon HesterAge: 68 years19181986

Name
Russell Brandon Hester
Given names
Russell Brandon
Surname
Hester
Birth October 24, 1918 22 20
MarriageMartha Elizabeth StewartView this family
unknown

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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

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 15 months)
Birth of a brotherLelton Glen Hester
December 8, 1921 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherFloyd Irvin Hester
February 27, 1925 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterEmilou Hester
June 28, 1929 (Age 10 years)
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 2, 1930 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherBobbie Ray Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a sisterBonnie Faye Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 17 years)
Death of a brotherBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 17 years)
Death of a sisterBonnie Faye Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 17 years)
Burial of a brotherBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 17 years)
Cemetery: Davidson Cemetery
Death of a maternal grandmotherEliza Ann Burkhart
February 26, 1942 (Age 23 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherHenry Isaac Shamwell
July 3, 1943 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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 31 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 53 years)
Death of a sisterEmilou Hester
December 20, 1974 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 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 58 years)
Death of a motherEva Lilly Shamwell
November 26, 1982 (Age 64 years)
Death November 23, 1986 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Green Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Last change October 12, 201712:29:09

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
Ural Edwin Hester
Birth: May 3, 1915 18 16Tennessee, United States
Death: March 11, 1991Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
20 months
elder brother
Leon E Hester
Birth: December 21, 1916 20 18Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 8, 1977Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
22 months
himself
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
Family with Martha Elizabeth Stewart - View this family
himself
Russell Brandon Hester
Birth: October 24, 1918 22 20Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 23, 1986Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Martha Elizabeth Stewart
Birth: January 1, 1924Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 18, 2006Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States
Marriage:

Russell Brandon 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