The Shemwell Family

Lester Eugene HesterAge: 79 years19201999

Name
Lester Eugene Hester
Given names
Lester Eugene
Surname
Hester
Birth March 9, 1920 28 27
MarriageLola Mae MartinView this family
unknown

Birth of a sisterMarjorie Minerva Hester
March 9, 1924 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 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 21 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 paternal grandfatherLee Willie Hester
April 21, 1951 (Age 31 years)
Cause: Heart Failure
Death of a paternal grandmotherGeorge Ann Murphy
February 13, 1952 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 29 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 wifeLola Mae Martin
September 22, 1966 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherVivian Miles
November 5, 1970 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherEdmond Dan Hester
August 19, 1975 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 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 brotherLehman Miles Hester
December 2, 1984 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterGeraldine Louise Hester
December 1994 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterMarjorie Minerva Hester
December 23, 1995 (Age 75 years)
Death April 6, 1999 (Age 79 years)
Last change December 9, 201711:21:37

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
elder brother
Lehman Miles Hester
Birth: October 26, 1914 22 21Tennessee, United States
Death: December 2, 1984Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Geraldine Louise Hester
Birth: August 23, 1917 25 24Tharpe, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 1994Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
3 years
himself
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
sister
Private
Family with Lola Mae Martin - View this family
himself
Lester Eugene Hester
Birth: March 9, 1920 28 27Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 6, 1999Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
wife
Lola Mae Martin
Birth: February 7, 1928Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
Death: September 22, 1966Clayton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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