The Shemwell Family

Eugene William HesterAge: 60 years18881949

Name
Eugene William Hester
Given names
Eugene William
Surname
Hester
Birth July 25, 1888 38 32
Birth of a brotherRobert Mack Hester
April 6, 1892 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Macon Moss
April 11, 1904 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherHenrietta L Clardy
October 28, 1906 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Richard M Hester
about 1909 (Age 20 years)
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Magraw Hester
January 13, 1911 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 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 28 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 29 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 31 years)
Death of a motherEudora “Dora” Moss
July 30, 1924 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 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 brotherRobert Mack Hester
November 9, 1929 (Age 41 years)
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherRichard M “Dick” Hester
November 14, 1935 (Age 47 years)
Cause: Lobar Pneumonia
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 57 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 July 23, 1949 (Age 60 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Powell Cemetery
Last change September 26, 201610:47:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Richard M “Dick” Hester
Birth: March 29, 1850 46 40Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 14, 1935Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: calculated 1882
3 years
elder sister
Etta N Hester
Birth: June 2, 1885 35 29LaFayette, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 8, 1974Richmond, Wise, Virginia, United States
3 years
himself
Eugene William Hester
Birth: July 25, 1888 38 32Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 1949Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Robert Mack Hester
Birth: April 6, 1892 42 36Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 9, 1929Graves, Kentucky, United States
Family with Bettie Magraw - View this family
himself
Eugene William Hester
Birth: July 25, 1888 38 32Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 1949Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
son
2 years
son
Magraw Hester
Birth: January 13, 1911 22 22Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 25, 1997Christian, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private

Eugene William Hester has 18 first cousins recorded

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