Lewis Bryan West

1847–1923 (Age 75)
Marshall, Madison, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lewis Bryan

When Lewis Bryan West was born on 8 May 1847, in Marshall, Madison, North Carolina, United States, his father, Job West, was 34 and his mother, Julina Bryan, was 31. He married Mary Ann "Meary" Fleenor on 18 September 1870, in Texas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Cass Township, Texas, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He died on 8 March 1923, in Solo, Texas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Solo, Texas, Missouri, United States.

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Lewis Bryan West
Mary Ann "Meary" Fleenor
Marriage: 18 September 1870
Arthur Marion West
Effie Ellen West
Lettie L. West
John Calvin West
Hillary Robert West
Olia Lee West
Henry Virgil West
Walter Franklin West
Edward Lewis West

Spouse and Children

18 September 1870
Texas, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 6

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 13

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 20

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Lewis B West in household of Joe West, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lewis B West in household of Job West, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lewis B West, "United States Census, 1920"

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