The Shemwell Family

Russell HesterAge: 69 years18921962

Name
Russell Hester
Given names
Russell
Surname
Hester
Birth November 19, 1892 55 36
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 7 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 17 years)
Death of a motherMattie Marlowe
December 16, 1913 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 years)

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 24 years)

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 25 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a fatherJoseph Anderson “Anse” Hester
January 27, 1924 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 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 49 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 57 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 53 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 October 4, 1962 (Age 69 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Powell Cemetery
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father
mother
Mattie Marlowe
Birth: February 3, 1856Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 16, 1913Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: about 1882
6 years
elder sister
5 years
himself
Russell Hester
Birth: November 19, 1892 55 36Kentucky, United States
Death: October 4, 1962Christian, Kentucky, United States

Russell Hester has 19 first cousins recorded

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

Christian, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Joseph A HesterheadMMay183763M18KYVAVAFarmer
Mattie HesterwifeFFeb185644M1852KYVAVA
Mildred HesterdaughterFMay188812SKYKYKYAt School
Russell HestersonMNov18936SKYKYKY

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

Christian, Kentucky

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