William Hansberry West

15 March 1846–25 April 1897 (Age 51)
Round Mountain, Cherokee, Alabama, United States

The Life of William Hansberry

When William Hansberry West was born on 15 March 1846, in Round Mountain, Cherokee, Alabama, United States, his father, John Campbell West, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Rentfro, was 34. He married Martha Jane Crouch in June 1874, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1850. He died on 25 April 1897, in Centre, Cherokee, Alabama, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Centre, Cherokee, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hansberry West
1846–1897
Martha Jane Crouch
1856–1939
Marriage: June 1874
Ella Mae West
1875–1957
Morgan West
1889–1891
Lydia Ann West
1877–1965
Carrie I West
1880–1881
Birdie West
1883–1902
Robert Crouch West
1885–1963
Susie Robenia West
1887–1970
Benjamin William West
1895–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
June 1874
Cherokee, Alabama, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Campbell West

    Male1812–1891Male

    Sarah Rentfro

    Female1812–Female

siblings

(7)

    Nancy Melissa West

    Female1842–Female

    Mary West

    Female1843–Female

    Male1846–1897Male

    John C West

    Male1848–Male

    James H West

    Male1851–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 3

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1852

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1852: Cherokee, Alabama, United States
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 15

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: West, the west

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm West in household of John C West, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1880 William H West, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W. H. West in entry for Martha J West, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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