John H. HESTER
Della S. PATRICK


Husband:  John H. HESTER
Birth:  9 Apr 1885, Castor Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
Death:  9 Jun 1957, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California
Burial:  Jun 1957, Walker Cemetery, Bloomfield, Stoddard Co., Missouri
Father:  Unknown HESTER
Mother:  Mary UNKNOWN

Marriage:  10 Jan 1907, Stoddard Co., Missouri

Wife:  Della S. PATRICK
Birth:  27 Sep 1891, Stoddard Co., Missouri
Death:  15 May 1952, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California
Burial:  May 1952, Walker Cemetery, Bloomfield, Stoddard Co., Missouri
Father:  William H. PATRICK
Mother:  Sarah Elizabeth HARPER

Children:
1. Riley Eli HESTER, b: 26 Apr 1909, Stoddard Co., Missouri
2. William Jesse HESTER, b: 30 Oct 1910, Stoddard Co., Missouri
3. Van E. HESTER, b: 2 Apr 1912, Stoddard Co., Missouri
                                d: 13 Sep 1956, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California
4. Reuben C. HESTER, b: Abt 1914, Stoddard Co., Missouri
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Notes:
Della was listed with her grandparents, John and Mary Harper, as well as listed with her mother and step-father in the 1900 census.

1920 Federal Census Data (T625_964, Page 299A), Richland Township, Stoddard Co.,
Missouri,
                                                                                    Enumeration District 217, Enumeration Date: 16-Jan-1920, Family #157

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Col.

Age

M/S
W/D

In
Sch

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation

 HESTER, John H

 Head

M

W

35

M

 

MO

MO

MO 

 Farmer

                 Della

 Wife

F

W

 30

M

 

MO

TN

MO

  

                 Riley

 Son

M

W

 10

S

X

MO

MO

MO

 

                Jesse

 Son

M

W

 9

S

MO

MO

MO

 

                Van

 Son

M

W

 7

S

MO

MO

MO

 

                Reuben

 Son

M

W

 5

S

 

MO

MO

MO

 

 1930 Federal Census Data (T626_1248, Page 100B), Elk Township, Stoddard Co., Missouri,
                                                                                       Enumeration District #10,  Enumeration Date: 18-Apr-1930, Family #211

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Col.

Age

M/S W/D

Mar. Age

In Sch

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation

 HESTER, John H

 Head

M

W

46

M

21

 

MO

MO

MO 

 Farm Manager  

                Della

 Wife

F

W

40

M

 17

 

MO

MO

MO

 None 

                Van E

 Son

M

W

17

S

 

 

MO

MO

MO

 Farm Laborer

                Ruben C

 Son

M

W

16

S

 

MO

MO

MO

 None

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Sources:
1) Marriage: Marriage Records of Stoddard County Missouri, Book 9, Page 304
2) Burials: Cemeteries of Stoddard County Missouri, 1839 - 1992, Stoddard County Historical Society, Page 707