Ellen Elizabeth Kiger

about 1829–6 July 1863 (Age 34)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ellen Elizabeth

When Ellen Elizabeth Kiger was born about 1829, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Simon Kiger, was 25 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Moser, was 21. She married Hansel H Westmoreland about 1846, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 6 July 1863, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hansel H Westmoreland
1819–1909
Ellen Elizabeth Kiger
1829–1863
Marriage: about 1846
Alexander Ellich Westmoreland
1842–1905
Mary A Westmoreland
1849–1931
Alexander Westmoreland
1849–
Polly Westmoreland
1850–
Lemon Westmoreland
1854–
John Westmoreland
June Westmoreland
Soman Westmoreland
Westmoreland
John William Westmoreland
1853–1928
Simon Peter Westmoreland
1856–1923
Charlotte Jane Westmoreland
1857–1924
June Westmoreland
1858–
Silas Abram Westmoreland
1860–1935
Ellen Westmoreland
1860–
Abby C. Westmoreland
1862–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1846
Stokes, North Carolina, United States
children

(16)

    Alexander Ellich Westmoreland

    Male1842–1905Male

    Mary A Westmoreland

    Female1849–1931Female

    Alexander Westmoreland

    Male1849–Male

    Polly Westmoreland

    Female1850–Female

    John William Westmoreland

    Male1853–1928Male

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 1

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1846

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Geiger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elly Westmoreland in household of Hansel Westmoreland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elender Westmorland in household of Hansel Westmorland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ellen Westmoreland in entry for Avery Washington Griffin and Charlotte Jane Westmoreland, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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