Esther Myra Hertz Jolly died 89 years ago – May 25, 1924 – in Butler, Missouri. Esther was the daughter of George Edwin Hertz and Rosa Leuenberger, born in Johnson County, Iowa, October 22, 1901. Esther married James Jolly of western Kentucky. They had one son, Rex Edwin, who was adopted by the Brown family after his mother’s death – she was only 23. Esther is Ritchey’s grandmother.