The Shemwell Family

Edmond Dan HesterAge: 83 years18911975

Name
Edmond Dan Hester
Given names
Edmond Dan
Surname
Hester
Birth November 19, 1891 28 25
Death of a paternal grandmotherSusan Francis “Sally” Wilson
April 20, 1897 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#1Lehman Miles Hester
October 26, 1914 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 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 daughter
#2Geraldine Louise Hester
August 23, 1917 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 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 26 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/
Birth of a son
#3Lester Eugene Hester
March 9, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Marjorie Minerva Hester
March 9, 1924 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 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 fatherLee Willie Hester
April 21, 1951 (Age 59 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Death of a motherGeorge Ann Murphy
February 13, 1952 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 58 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 wifeVivian Miles
November 5, 1970 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 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 August 19, 1975 (Age 83 years)
Last change December 9, 201711:09:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Lee Willie Hester
Birth: May 17, 1863 36 31Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 21, 1951Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
mother
George Ann Murphy
Birth: December 15, 1865Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 13, 1952Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
himself
Family with Vivian Miles - View this family
himself
wife
son
Lehman Miles Hester
Birth: October 26, 1914 22 21Tennessee, United States
Death: December 2, 1984Tennessee, United States
3 years
daughter
Geraldine Louise Hester
Birth: August 23, 1917 25 24Tharpe, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 1994Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
3 years
son
Lester Eugene Hester
Birth: March 9, 1920 28 27Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 6, 1999Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
4 years
daughter
Marjorie Minerva Hester
Birth: March 9, 1924 32 31Tharpe, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1995Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
daughter
Private

Edmond Dan Hester has 6 first cousins recorded