|Death: ||Apr. 24, 1884|
Full name: Hulda S. "Huldy" (?Teiser) Allen | Gay | Drew | Hester. She 1st married a Mr. Allen c1809, 2nd married Henry Gay on 25 Nov 1819 in Baldwin Co., GA; 3rd married John S. Drew bef 1830, and 4th married Stephen Braxton Hester, Sr. on 02 Mar 1851 in Laurens Co., GA. Midwife for approximately 50 years.
Laurens County, Georgia CENSUSES:
- 1840 - 40-50 yrs. (1790-1800)
- 1850 - 54 yrs. (1796)
- 1860 - 64 yrs. (1796)
- 1870 - 73 yrs. (1797)
Death Notice in The Dublin Post; Dublin, Georgia on 30 Apr 1884:
Mrs. Hulda T. Hester who was generally known as Mrs. Drew died last Thursday [24 Apr 1884] at the ripe old age of eighty-seven. The old lady had lived a useful life up to within ten years of her death at which time old age and a skin disease, which was the immediate cause of her death, she was made an invalid. Sixty years ago when there were few physicians in this section Mrs. Drew took up the study of obstetrics and made considerable reputation as a mid-wife. It is said of her that she never lost a patient during her entire practice covering about fifty years. The Grand jury at the last term of the Court ordered that Mrs. Drew be paid five dollars per month from the public fund.
~ Bio. compiled by her ggg-granddaughter Meredith Drew Trawick #46908319
Stephen B. Hester (1784 - 1854)
Julia Ann Allen Gay (1810 - 1901)*
John Stephens Drew (1833 - 1912)*
HULDA T. Wife of/JOHN DREW/AGE 96 YEARS/We trust that with Christ/She has gone to reign.
Drew Family Cemetery
Plot: #5 of 13 Graves
Created by: Meredith Drew Trawick
Record added: Nov 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79715522