The Shemwell Family

Ellis Reed HesterAge: 75 years18961972

Name
Ellis Reed Hester
Given names
Ellis Reed
Surname
Hester
Birth May 4, 1896
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 months)
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
Birth of a son
#1Ural Edwin Hester
May 3, 1915 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2Leon E Hester
December 21, 1916 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#3Russell Brandon Hester
October 24, 1918 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 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 21 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 4, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#4Lelton Glen Hester
December 8, 1921 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#5Floyd Irvin Hester
February 27, 1925 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Emilou Hester
June 28, 1929 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 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
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#7Bobbie Ray Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Bonnie Faye Hester
August 26, 1936 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sonBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 40 years)
Death of a daughterBonnie Faye Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 40 years)
Burial of a sonBobbie Ray Hester
August 29, 1936 (Age 40 years)
Cemetery: Davidson Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Betty Jean Hester
July 29, 1937 (Age 41 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Ural Brandon Hester
February 20, 1942 (Age 45 years)
Death of a grandsonUral Brandon Hester
May 21, 1944 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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 53 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 49 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 April 2, 1972 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery
Last change October 12, 201712:03:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Eva Lilly Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
son
Ural Edwin Hester
Birth: May 3, 1915 18 16Tennessee, United States
Death: March 11, 1991Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
20 months
son
Leon E Hester
Birth: December 21, 1916 20 18Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 8, 1977Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
22 months
son
Russell Brandon Hester
Birth: October 24, 1918 22 20Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 23, 1986Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Lelton Glen Hester
Birth: December 8, 1921 25 23Tennessee, United States
Death: April 7, 2001Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
son
Private
son
Floyd Irvin Hester
Birth: February 27, 1925 28 26Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 9, 2004Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
4 years
daughter
Emilou Hester
Birth: June 28, 1929 33 31Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1974Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
7 years
son
Bobbie Ray Hester
Birth: August 26, 1936 40 38Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 29, 1936Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
daughter
Bonnie Faye Hester
Birth: August 26, 1936 40 38Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 29, 1936Montgomery, Tennessee, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Ellis Reed Hester - Household

Carbondale Road Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Hester, EllisheadMW23MTNUSUSFarmerGeneral farm
Hester, EvawifeFW21MTNKYTN
Hester, ValsonMW4-6mSTNTNTN
Hester, LeonsonMW3SKYTNTN
Hester, RussellsonMW1-2mSKYTNTN