Lou West

9 January 1865–
Fayette, Georgia, United States

The Life of Lou

When Lou West was born on 9 January 1865, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, her father, James Franklin West, was 55 and her mother, Nancy F. Word, was 51. She married Lucky about 1883, in Georgia, United States. She lived in District 1271, Douglas, Georgia, United States for about 60 years.

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Family Time Line

Lucky Henslee
1863–
Lou West
1865–
Marriage: about 1888
Lou Etta Henslee
1889–
Meadow Dahlonega Henslee
1891–
Lou Etta Henslee
1893–
Thomas Alden Henslee
1893–
Bertha Lee Henslee
1895–
Meadow Dahlonega Henslee
1895–
Bessie Henslee
1897–
Thomas Alden Henslee
1897–
Bertha Lee Henslee
1899–
Maude Henslee
1899–
Bessie Henslee
1901–
Dewey Henslee
1901–
Maude Henslee
1903–
T. Henslee
1907–

Spouse and Children

    Lucky Henslee

    Male1863–Male

    Female1865–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1888
Fayette, Georgia, United States
children

(14)

    Lou Etta Henslee

    Female1889–Female

    Meadow Dahlonega Henslee

    Male1891–Male

    Lou Etta Henslee

    Female1893–Female

    Thomas Alden Henslee

    Male1893–Male

    Bertha Lee Henslee

    Female1895–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1870

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1870: Douglas, Georgia, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 31

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.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Lou C Henslee in household of Bertha Henslee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lou Henslee in household of Linky Henslee, "United States Census, 1910"

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