The Shemwell Family

Charles J HesterAge: 82 years19161999

Name
Charles J Hester
Given names
Charles J
Surname
Hester
Birth September 12, 1916 44 35
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 months)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 15 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a sisterFrances Jeannette Hester
February 26, 1919 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAlmira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
December 12, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterWanda Charlese Hester
February 13, 1922 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherCarl Everett Hester
February 14, 1927 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 13 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Hester
March 17, 1935 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 25 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Janice Rae Hester
May 3, 1949 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 33 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 motherGrace Pearl Fisher
June 13, 1958 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherEber D Hester
June 5, 1960 (Age 43 years)

Death of a sisterClaudina Lorena Hester
April 29, 1963 (Age 46 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel Wesley Hester
June 18, 1974 (Age 57 years)
Death of a daughterJanice Rae Hester
July 25, 1975 (Age 58 years)
Address: Oklahoma City, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 29 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 sisterFloyd Pearl Hester
November 1, 1990 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sisterWanda Charlese Hester
May 28, 1998 (Age 81 years)

Death February 23, 1999 (Age 82 years)
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father
mother
Marriage: December 25, 1898Oklahoma, United States
9 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
7 years
elder brother
Samuel Wesley Hester
Birth: September 27, 1909 37 28Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
Death: June 18, 1974California, United States
23 months
elder sister
17 months
elder brother
16 months
elder brother
Eber Clyde Hester
Birth: May 17, 1914 41 33Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
Death: April 15, 1999Federal Way, King, Washington, United States
2 years
himself
Charles J Hester
Birth: September 12, 1916 44 35Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 23, 1999Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
younger sister
Frances Jeannette Hester
Birth: February 26, 1919 46 37Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
Death: April 3, 2004Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
Carl Everett Hester
Birth: February 14, 1927 54 45Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 20, 2011Mustang, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States
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himself
Charles J Hester
Birth: September 12, 1916 44 35Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 23, 1999Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
wife
Private
son
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
daughter
Janice Rae Hester
Birth: May 3, 1949 32Oklahoma City, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States
Death: July 25, 1975Oklahoma City, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States

Charles J Hester has 4 first cousins recorded