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Geraldine Louise HesterAge: 77 years19171994

Geraldine Louise Hester
Given names
Geraldine Louise
Birth August 23, 1917 25 24
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-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 4 months)

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 -
Birth of a brotherLester Eugene Hester
March 9, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMarjorie Minerva Hester
March 9, 1924 (Age 6 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherLee Willie Hester
April 21, 1951 (Age 33 years)
Cause: Heart Failure

Death of a paternal grandmotherGeorge Ann Murphy
February 13, 1952 (Age 34 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 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 -
Death of a motherVivian Miles
November 5, 1970 (Age 53 years)
Death of a fatherEdmond Dan Hester
August 19, 1975 (Age 57 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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. -
Death of a brotherLehman Miles Hester
December 2, 1984 (Age 67 years)
Death December 1994 (Age 77 years)
Last change December 9, 201711:15:25

by: Barry Shemwell
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Edmond Dan Hester
Birth: November 19, 1891 28 25Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 19, 1975Ashland City, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
elder brother
Lehman Miles Hester
Birth: October 26, 1914 22 21Tennessee, United States
Death: December 2, 1984Tennessee, United States
3 years
Geraldine Louise Hester
Birth: August 23, 1917 25 24Tharpe, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 1994Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger brother
Lester Eugene Hester
Birth: March 9, 1920 28 27Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 6, 1999Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
4 years
younger sister
Marjorie Minerva Hester
Birth: March 9, 1924 32 31Tharpe, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1995Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States

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