The Shemwell Family

Eudora “Dora” MossAge: 68 years18561924

Name
Eudora “Dora” Moss
Given names
Eudora
Nickname
Dora
Surname
Moss
Married name
Eudora Hester
Birth March 12, 1856 31 24
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageRichard M “Dick” HesterView this family
calculated 1882 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Etta N Hester
June 2, 1885 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#2Eugene William Hester
July 25, 1888 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#3Robert Mack Hester
April 6, 1892 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 44 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Macon Moss
April 11, 1904 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherHenrietta L Clardy
October 28, 1906 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Richard M Hester
about 1909 (Age 52 years)
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Magraw Hester
January 13, 1911 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 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 60 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 61 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/
Census February 23, 1920 (Age 63 years)
Death July 30, 1924 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Powell Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Robert Macon Moss
Birth: January 9, 1825Warren, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 11, 1904Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
mother
Henrietta L Clardy
Birth: May 27, 1831Tennessee, United States
Death: October 28, 1906Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
herself
Family with Richard M “Dick” Hester - View this family
husband
Richard M “Dick” Hester
Birth: March 29, 1850 46 40Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 14, 1935Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
herself
Marriage: calculated 1882
3 years
daughter
Etta N Hester
Birth: June 2, 1885 35 29LaFayette, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 8, 1974Richmond, Wise, Virginia, United States
3 years
son
Eugene William Hester
Birth: July 25, 1888 38 32Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 1949Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
son
Robert Mack Hester
Birth: April 6, 1892 42 36Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 9, 1929Graves, Kentucky, United States

Eudora “Dora” Moss has 0 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Richard M Hester - Household

Christian, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Richard M HesterheadWMMar185050M19KYVAVAFarmer
Eudora MosswifeWFMar185446M1953KYNCTN
Etta HesterdaughterWFJun188514SKYKYKYAt School
Eugene HestersonWMJul188912SKYKYKYAt School
Robert HestersonWMApr189010SKYKYKYAt School
Sam AnglinBoarderWMMay185248SKYKYKYDay Laborer

Next door to Anse

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Richard M Hester - Household

1002 Broadway Mayfield, Graves, KY

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Richard M HesterheadMW60M129KYVAVANone
Eudora HesterwifeFW54M12953KYVATNKeeperBoarding house
Etta HesterdaughterFW25SKYKYKYSales ladyHardware Co
Eugene HestersonMW22M12KYKYKYBarberBarber Shop
Robert HestersonMW20SKYKYKYBarberBarber Shop
Bettie Hesterdaughter in lawFW20M1211KYKYKYNone
Richard M HestergrandsonMW1SKYKYKYNone

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