Genealogy of the Bryan and Martin Families

Hester Bruce Wooden

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  • Name Hester Bruce Wooden 
    Born 14 Nov 1909  Kent, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Jul 2010  Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Press release about Hester's 100th birthday:

      Happy 100th Birthday November 14th to Hester B. Brown! Mrs. Brown resides at Grand Villa Assisted Care, 1501 Patterson Road with her husband, Roy C. Brown. She was born Hester Wooden in 1909 in Kent, Indiana. On November 19, 1927, she married Robert D. MacGruder of Indianapolis. The two had three children: Dede Hunter (Bella Vista, Arkansas), Robert W. MacGruder (Grand Junction) and Marilyn Barnewall (Palisade). She has six grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

      The family moved to Denver from Indianapolis in 1939. Hester was often the top saleswoman in the Rocky Mountain region for the Singer Sewing Machine Company. She married Roy C. Brown, December 9, 1960 and the two will celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary next month! Hester and Roy moved to Grand Junction in January 2006.

      Hester will celebrate her birthday by enjoying cake, spareribs from Rooster's, and the good company of her son, daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with many friends at Grand Villa. Happy 100th Birthday, Hester Wooden MacGruder Brown! You are a wise woman who has lived a remarkable life that honors all of the good things in life with family, truth and commitment topping that list!
    Person ID I19953  Bryan-Martin
    Last Modified 9 May 2011 

    Father John H. Wooden,   b. cir 1885 
    Mother Effie Mae McCoy,   b. cir 1885 
    Family ID F7709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Robert Danforth MacGruder,   b. 12 Jun 1906, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1976, Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1927 
    Divorced Bef 1960 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F7632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Roy C. Brown,   b. cir 1908 
    Married 9 Dec 1960 
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F7844  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1909 - Kent, Jefferson County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jul 2010 - Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado Link to Google Earth
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