Frances West

about 1734–
Warwick, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Frances

When Frances West was born about 1734, in Warwick, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Colonel Francis West, was 32 and her mother, Susanna Littlepage, was 17. She married (Maj) Langborn.

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(Maj) Langborn
1730–
Frances West
1734–
Marriage:

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (1)

    1775
    Age 41
    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

    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 habitational name for someone who had migrated from further west.Americanized form of Finnish Vesterinen: from the personal name Vesteri (a short form of Sylvester ) + the surname suffix -nen.History: This name was brought to North America independently by many bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. Thomas West, 12th Baron De La Warre, was captain general of Virginia in 1610–11. The state of DE is named for him. One of the earliest permanent settlers was Francis West (1606–92), who came to Duxbury, MA, from Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, in or before 1638.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Western
    Sylvester
    Westman

    Sources (1)

    • Adventurers of Purse and Persons, Vol. 3 (R-Z), by John F. Dorman, (2007), p. 493: Francis West and family

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