Amaretta Laurentina Westfall

Female1869–22 November 1954

Brief Life History of Amaretta Laurentina

When Amaretta Laurentina Westfall was born in 1869, her father, Joel Lafayette Westfall, was 29 and her mother, Julia A Burnside, was 31. She married John W Miller on 6 December 1891. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Union District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Grant District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 22 November 1954, in Mount Clare, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 85.

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John W Miller
Amaretta Laurentina Westfall
Marriage: 6 December 1891
Grace Lovie Miller
Levey G. Miller

Sources (28)

  • Tina Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tina Westfall, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Tina Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"

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  • Marriage
    6 December 1891
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1870 · Giving all the right to vote

    Age 1

    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 27

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Westfahl and Westphal .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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