Margaret West

8 February 1850–15 February 1915 (Age 65)
Orangeville, Wyoming, New York, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret West was born on 8 February 1850, in Orangeville, Wyoming, New York, United States, her father, Peter West, was 31 and her mother, Eve Clor, was 28. She married George Snyder on 25 December 1868, in Clarence, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 15 February 1915, in New York, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Dutch Flats, Orangeville, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Snyder
1842–1930
Margaret West
1850–1915
Marriage: 25 December 1868
George William Snyder
1869–1951
Elizabeth Emma Snyder
1871–1949
Eli Martin Snyder
1873–1947
Eva Magdalena Snyder
1874–1926
Charles Henry Snyder
1876–1930
Sarah Margarette Snyder
1878–1951
Alice Frances Glor
1881–1946
Clara Cora Snyder
1883–1951
Levi Peter Snyder
1887–1968
Edward Frederick Snyder
1890–1960

Spouse and Children

    George Snyder

    Male1842–1930Male

    Female1850–1915Female

MARRIAGE
25 December 1868
Clarence, Erie, New York, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter West

    Male1818–1896Male

    Female1821–1904Female

siblings

(11)

    Peter West

    Male1841–1889Male

    Female1844–1862Female

    John West

    Male1845–Male

    George West

    Male1848–Male

    Female1850–1915Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 18

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • Margaret West in household of Peter West, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret West in household of Peter West, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Snyder in household of George Snyder, "United States Census, 1870"

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