Joel Wallace Hester

Joel Wallace Hester

Birth
Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Death 16 May 1891 (aged 57)
Sac City, Sac County, Iowa, USA
Burial Sac City, Sac County, Iowa, USA
Plot Lot 84
Memorial ID 23700787 · View Source
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The son of John Hester (b. 1801, d. 1880) and Ann Dillon (b. 1805, aft. 1833).
Joel was married to a Lydia Ann Hodgson (b. 1836, d, 1915) on March 30, 1858 in Stark County, Illinois.
They resided there until 1863 when they moved to Kansas. In 1876 they moved to Dallas County, Iowa and in 1891 moved to Sac County, Iowa two month after the move Joel Hester died in 1891.
Joel and Lydia had six children together: William Hester, Robert Allen Hester (b. 1860, d. 1950), Anna Bell (Baichtal) Hester (b. 1863, d. 1932), Mrs. E. N. (Long) Hester, Joel W. Hester Jr., Mrs. Alburtah Mae (Lee, Clark) Hester (b. 1870, d. 1952).


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JOEL HESTER
BORN
NOV. 14, 1833
DIED
MAY 16, 1891
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Peaceful be thy silent slumber,
Peaceful in thy grave so low,
Thou will no more will join our number,
Thou no more our sorrows know,
Yet again we hope to meet thee,
When the day of life is fled
And in Heaven with joy to greet thee,
Where no farewell tears are shed.


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  • Created by: Dave Jones
  • Added: 2 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23700787
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joel Wallace Hester (14 Nov 1833–16 May 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23700787, citing Cedar Cemetery, Sac City, Sac County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dave Jones (contributor 46579167) .