The Shemwell Family

Magraw HesterAge: 86 years19111997

Magraw Hester
Given names
Birth January 13, 1911 22 22
MarriageMary Lurline FullerView this family

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEudora “Dora” Moss
July 30, 1924 (Age 13 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherRichard M “Dick” Hester
November 14, 1935 (Age 24 years)
Cause: Lobar Pneumonia
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 -
Death of a wifeMary Lurline Fuller
October 4, 1948 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherEugene William Hester
July 23, 1949 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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. -
Death November 25, 1997 (Age 86 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Eugene William Hester
Birth: July 25, 1888 38 32Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 1949Christian, Kentucky, United States
elder brother
2 years
Magraw Hester
Birth: January 13, 1911 22 22Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 25, 1997Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Mary Lurline Fuller - View this family
Magraw Hester
Birth: January 13, 1911 22 22Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 25, 1997Christian, Kentucky, United States
Mary Lurline Fuller
Birth: January 24, 1913Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 4, 1948Christian, Kentucky, United States

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