Eliza Sarah West

27 August 1793–21 August 1865 (Age 72)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Eliza Sarah

When Eliza Sarah West was born on 27 August 1793, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Simeon West, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Hopkins, was 32. She married John Fielder on 17 January 1814, in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Calumet, Pike, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died on 21 August 1865, in Clarksville, Pike, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Calumet Township, Pike, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fielder
1791–1867
Eliza Sarah West
1793–1865
Marriage: 17 January 1814
George W Fielder
1814–1891
Fielder
1816–
Polly Fielder
1817–
Fielder
1819–1830
Fielder
1821–
Fielder
1823–
Fielder
1830–
Fielder
1833–
William Fielder
1824–
Nancy Elizabeth Fielder
1825–1897
Louisa Fielder
1827–1895
Mary Fielder
1836–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 January 1814
Nicholas, Kentucky, United States
children

(12)

    George W Fielder

    Male1814–1891Male

    Fielder

    Female1816–Female

    Polly Fielder

    Female1817–Female

    Fielder

    Male1819–1830Male

    Fielder

    Male1821–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 3

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1812

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Fielder in household of John Fielder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza West, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Eliza West, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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