Ida Westover

Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ida

When Ida Westover was born in 1857, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, her father, Stephen S Westover, was 39 and her mother, Harriett French, was 37. She married Charles Augustus Barker on 1 September 1881, in Kane, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870.

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Charles Augustus Barker
Ida Westover
Marriage: 1 September 1881
Frank W Baker
Ralph E Barker

Spouse and Children

1 September 1881
Kane, Illinois, United States


    Frank W Baker


    Ralph E Barker


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Westover, in Somerset and the Isle of Wight, both named with Old English west + ofer ‘ridge’ or ōfer ‘bank’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ida Westover in household of Harriett Westover, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ida Westover in household of Stephen Westover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ida Westover in household of H Westover, "United States Census, 1870"

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