Thomas N. West

1843–1926 (Age 83)
Washington, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas N.

When Thomas N. West was born in 1843, in Washington, Kentucky, United States, his father, William West, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Tatum, was 27. He lived in Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died in 1926, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83.

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William West
Sarah Tatum
Samuel L West
James West
Thomas N. West
Richard West
John Perry West
Josephine West

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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 7

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas W West in household of William West, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas W West in household of William West, "United States Census, 1850"
  • T. N. West, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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