Shelby  County  Indiana
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The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday, September 4, 1920
Mrs. James A. Nipper  Was
Niece  of  Jasper  Hester.
          Mr. and Mrs. James A. Nipper, of Indianapolis, were killed Friday afternoon when their automobile was struck by a Union Traction company car, west of Indianapolis.  The accident occurred at a dangerous crossing.  Mr. Nipper was the superintendent of the Wheeler Rescue Mission, Indianapolis, and his wife assisted him in the work.
          Mrs. Nipper was a niece of  Jasper Hester, of Union township, Shelby county.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday, December 15, 1913
Page 1
          The little six-year-old daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Hester  of Union township, suffered a painful injury Saturday evening at six o'clock at her home while playing.  She was running thru the house when she tripped and ran her right arm thru a glass in the door.  A gash four inches long was cut in the wrist, three stitches being necessary to close the wound.  Dr. Emerson Barnum was the attending physician.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
April 21, 1892
Page 3  column 2
          In the matter  Emeline Hester,  Newton Hester,  et al., Ex parte partition of real estate, report of partition has been made by the commissioner and the report was approved.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Saturday, April 15, 1882
          Julius Chueden  and  Harry Hester, two twelve-year-old boys, created quite a laugh yesterday afternoon by marching through the court house yard to the jail with a drunken tramp umbrella mender in charge, whom they took over to the jail and locked up. They were cheered to the echo.
Contributed by D. Darlene Palmer

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