Issabelle West

13 January 1761–
Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Issabelle

When Issabelle West was born on 13 January 1761, in Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Martin West, was 39 and her mother, Ann Walsh, was 27. She married ?.

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Issabelle West
1761–
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    World Events (8)

    1770 · Boston Tea Party
    Age 9
    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.
    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
    Age 14
    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
    1815
    Age 54
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Western
    Vest
    Westman

    Sources (2)

    • Issable West, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Issable West, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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