The Shemwell Family

Lt. Abot HesterAge: 24 years18781903

Lt. Abot Hester
Name prefix
Given names
Birth July 28, 1878 36 36
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Floyd
August 21, 1878 (Age 24 days)
Cause: Rheumatic fever
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 15, 1880 (Age 22 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
November 4, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Brownhouse
June 10, 1881 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames H Hester
January 3, 1895 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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 -
between 1900 and 1903 (Age 21 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 21 years)
Death January 13, 1903 (Age 24 years)
Cause of death: Cholera
Cemetery: Granite City Cemetery
Last change June 15, 201615:49:14

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: November 29, 1865Todd, Kentucky, United States
17 months
elder brother
Bruce “Ruse” Hester
Birth: April 27, 1867 25 25Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 27, 1909Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
4 years
Lt. Abot Hester
Birth: July 28, 1878 36 36Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 13, 1903Masbate, Philippines

Lt. Abot Hester has 58 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (45)

Parents Samuel Thomas Shemwell + Armina M “Mina” Shemwell
2Permelia Shemwell18631931
Parents Thomas Ayres Hudspeth + Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
2George U Hudspeth18641882
Parents James McHenry Shutt + Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Parents James William Hester + Augustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
2Flora Hester18751875
4Ethert Bron Hester18771955
5Alton Bell Hester18791949
6Garland Hester18811881
Parents Christopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell + Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
1Mattie E Shemwell18771949
5Lee Shemwell18901891
6Lelia May Shemwell18901968
Parents Charles Lafayette “Fate” Shemwell + Mary Hester Sherrod
1Alpha Shemwell18781897
2Bertie E Shemwell18801970
3Clyde Shemwell18811949
7Floyd Shemwell18921977
Parents Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell + Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
6Sue Belle Shemwell18901978
Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John Wesley Hester - Household

Sharon Grove Todd Ky

John W HesterWM37headMFarmerTNNCVA
Almira C HesterWF37wifeMKeeping houseKYKYKY
Ruse HesterWM13sonSKYTNKY
Lush HesterWM10sonSKYTNKY
Eber HesterWM7sonSKYTNKY
Abot HesterWM2sonSKYTNKY