Martha West

1776–
Berkeley, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha West was born in 1776, in Berkeley, Virginia, United States, her father, John West, was 38 and her mother, Rachel Perry, was 42. She married Mareen Burgess Duvall on 31 December 1795, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in Scott, Kentucky, United States.

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Mareen Burgess Duvall
1762–1844
Martha West
1776–
Marriage: 31 December 1795
Maria F. G. Duvall
1796–1838
William C. Duvall
1800–
Elizabeth D. Duvall
1802–1878
Sophia A. Duvall
1804–
Richard M. J. Duvall
1807–1866
Edward Lewis Duvall
1815–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1795
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 0

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 4

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1808

Age 32

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Patsy West, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1795"
  • Patsy West, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1795" (2nd copy)
  • Patsy West, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1795" (3rd copy)

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