Matilda Marcia West

14 February 1841–about 1885 (Age 43)
Rainsville, Pine Township, Warren, Indiana, United States

The Life of Matilda Marcia

When Matilda Marcia West was born on 14 February 1841, in Rainsville, Pine Township, Warren, Indiana, United States, her father, Basil West Jr, was 40 and her mother, Rachel Ford Pond, was 31. She married Lorin Markham on 18 May 1862. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Frenchtown, Walla Walla, Washington Territory, United States in 1870 and Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1880. She died about 1885, at the age of 44, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Washington Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorin Markham
Matilda Marcia West
Marriage: 18 May 1862
Walter West Markham
George Lorin Markham
Jennie M Markham
Anne Maud Marcia Markham

Spouse and Children

18 May 1862


Parents and Siblings


    Rachel Ford Pond




    Sarah Ann West


    Mary West


    James Harvey West


    Lucinda West


    John Franklin West


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 10

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1853 · Washington Territory is Created

Age 12

Washington started as part of the Oregon Territory until 1853 when Washington became a territory of its own.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: West, the west

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Matilda M Markham in household of L Markham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matilda M West in household of Bazoyle Or Barzoyle West, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Matilda M Markham, "United States Census, 1880"

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