The Shemwell Family

Eudora “Dora” MossAge: 68 years18561924

Eudora “Dora” Moss
Given names
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 -
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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 -
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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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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 -
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 -
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-
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 -
Census February 23, 1920 (Age 63 years)
Death July 30, 1924 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery: Powell Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:33

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

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

Christian, Kentucky

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

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