Albert Luther West

25 March 1878–23 February 1937 (Age 58)
McDowell, Barry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Albert Luther

When Albert Luther West was born on 25 March 1878, in McDowell, Barry, Missouri, United States, his father, Jonathan Fletcher West, was 32 and his mother, Mary Magdalene Patton, was 30. He married Emma Daisy Barnett on 22 September 1901, in Adams, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rathdrum, Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Emery, Franklin, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 23 February 1937, in Pasco, Franklin, Washington, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in City View Cemetery, Pasco, Franklin, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Luther West
Emma Daisy Barnett
Marriage: 22 September 1901
Blanche West
Raymond Idaho West
Virginia Myrtle West
Charles L West
Albert Fletcher West
Edwin William or "Ed" West
PFC James Howard West

Spouse and Children

22 September 1901
Adams, Washington, United States


    Blanche West


    Raymond Idaho West


    Virginia Myrtle West


    Charles L West


    Albert Fletcher West


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Fletcher West


    Mary Magdalene Patton




    James Pascal West


    Robert Elmer West



    Henry Otis West


    Margaret Armitta West Eden


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 11

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Albert West, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albert L West, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert West, "United States Census, 1920"

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