The Shemwell Family

Joseph Anderson “Anse” HesterAge: 86 years18371924

Joseph Anderson “Anse” Hester
Given names
Joseph Anderson
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Birth May 25, 1837 33 27
Birth of a sisterFredonia Hester
1840 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel Buford Hester
October 5, 1841 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterEudora G “Puss” Hester
January 11, 1844 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterFrances Mae “Mack” Hester
September 18, 1847 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Birth of a brotherRichard M “Dick” Hester
March 29, 1850 (Age 12 years)
Census August 8, 1850 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
October 16, 1858 (Age 21 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 19 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census August 10, 1860 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Hester
February 5, 1864 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 23 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 29 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 29 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 31 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Census September 8, 1870 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 40 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a motherEleanor Kittrell “Ellen” Shemwell
November 19, 1880 (Age 43 years)
MarriageMattie MarloweView this family
about 1882 (Age 44 years)

Death of a brotherEdmund Garner Hester
March 3, 1886 (Age 48 years)
Burial of a brotherEdmund Garner Hester
1886 (Age 48 years)

Cemetery: Fort Campbell Kentucky
Note: Patton Road
Birth of a daughter
#1Mildred Hester
May 1888 (Age 50 years)

Birth of a son
#2Russell Hester
November 19, 1892 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 60 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 -
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherHenry James Hester
about 1905 (Age 67 years)

Census April 30, 1910 (Age 72 years)
Death of a wifeMattie Marlowe
December 16, 1913 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 78 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 79 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 80 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 -
Census February 23, 1920 (Age 82 years)
Death January 27, 1924 (Age 86 years)
Cemetery: Powell Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
14 months
elder brother
6 years
4 years
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Eudora G “Puss” Hester
Birth: January 11, 1844 39 34Kentucky, United States
Death: July 16, 1929Hopkinvsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Richard M “Dick” Hester
Birth: March 29, 1850 46 40Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 14, 1935Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Mattie Marlowe - View this family
Mattie Marlowe
Birth: February 3, 1856Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 16, 1913Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: about 1882
6 years
5 years
Russell Hester
Birth: November 19, 1892 55 36Kentucky, United States
Death: October 4, 1962Christian, Kentucky, United States

Joseph Anderson “Anse” Hester has 45 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (45)

Parents Allen James “A J” Shemwell + Elizabeth N Lassiter
Parents Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Lizzie” Cheek
2Iowa Shemwell18601905
5Mary Ann Shemwell18651936
Parents Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell + Martha Sinnot
1Elizabeth Shemwell18381901
3Frank H Shemwell18441885
Parents Thomas Charles Hewell + Mary Lucinda Shemwell
3Edward Boyd Hewell18421900
Parents Zachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Betsey” Evans
1Joseph H Shemwell18391886
3John Elam Shemwell18461890
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Elizabeth Nolin
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Olivia “Ollie” McCauley
1James H Shemwell18491900
2Edward Shemwell18541917
7Emma Jane Shemwell18641944
Parents Joseph B Clardy + Emily Ellen Shemwell
2Athalia E Clardy18471923
4Ellen C Clardy18521855
6Elizabeth Clardy18641870
Parents David Mushet + Mary Ann Shemwell
1Richard Mushet18471849
2Kate Mushet18481932
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Hester - Household

Christian, Kentucky

Samuel Hesterhead45MWFarmerVA
Eleanor Shemwellwife40FWKY
Henry James Hesterson20MWTN
Robert A Hesterson18MWTN
Joseph A Hesterson13MWKY
Fredonia Hesterdaughter11FWKY
Sam Hesterson8MWKY
Eudora G Hesterdaughter6FWKY
Frances Hesterdaughter2FWKY
Richard Hesterson1MWKY
Howel Harris20MWFarmerTN

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Hester - Household

Christian, Kentucky

Samuel Hesterhead55MWFarmerVA
Eleanor Hesterwife48FWTN
Andrew Hesterson22MWFarmerKYY
Samuel Hesterson18MWClerk in StoreKYY
Fredonia Hesterdaughter20FWKY
Eudora Hesterdaughter16FWKY
Mae Hesterdaughter13FWKYY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Eleanor Kittrell Shemwell - Household

Christian, Kentucky

Eleanor Shemwellhead62FWKeeping HouseKY
Henry Hesterson41MWWorks on FarmTN
Anderson Hesterson32MWWorks on FarmKY
Dora Hesterdaughter24FWKY
Richard Hesterson20MWWorks on FarmKY
John Kendrick35MWKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Andrew Anderson “Anse” Hester - Household

Christian, Kentucky

Joseph A HesterheadMMay183763M18KYVAVAFarmer
Mattie HesterwifeFFeb185644M1852KYVAVA
Mildred HesterdaughterFMay188812SKYKYKYAt School
Russell HestersonMNov18936SKYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Andrew Anderson “Anse” Hester - Household

Christian, Kentucky

Joseph A HesterheadMW72M128KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Mattie HesterwifeFW56M12852KYKYKY
Russell HestersonMW19SKYKYKY
Sam Marloweborther-in-lawMW44SKYKYKYCarpenterHouse

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Richard M “Dick” Hester - Household

Main St. Lafayette, Christian, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Hester, Richard MheadMW69MKYVATNCity Police
Hester, Eudora MwifeFW63MKYNCTNBoarding HouseKeeper
Hester, Anderson Jelder brotherMW82WdKYVATNNone
Fromer, MarvinboarderMW23STNTNTNPool roomProprietor

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