The Shemwell Family

Augustus B “Andy” HesterAge: 87 years19081995

Augustus B “Andy” Hester
Given names
Augustus B
Birth April 19, 1908 28 32
Birth of a brotherGarland W Hester
September 30, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 8 years)

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 9 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 -
Death of a paternal grandmotherAugustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
April 19, 1921 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Senile Dementia
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames William Hester
July 2, 1926 (Age 18 years)
Cause: Dysentery
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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 33 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 fatherAlton Bell Hester
December 26, 1949 (Age 41 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 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 motherMoodie B Templeton
1971 (Age 62 years)

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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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 brotherGarland W Hester
June 22, 1984 (Age 76 years)

Death June 9, 1995 (Age 87 years)

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Augustus B “Andy” Hester
Birth: April 19, 1908 28 32Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 9, 1995
2 years
younger brother
Garland W Hester
Birth: September 30, 1910 30 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 22, 1984

Augustus B “Andy” Hester has 14 first cousins recorded

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