Pauline V West

19 January 1881–29 February 1948 (Age 67)
Maryville, Polk Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States

The Life of Pauline V

When Pauline V West was born on 19 January 1881, in Maryville, Polk Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, her father, William Henry West I, was 38 and her mother, Harriet Mariah Martindill, was 31. She married Joseph Oscar McWhorter on 10 October 1900, in Ravenwood, Nodaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Stanberry, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Pocatello Election Precinct 9, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 29 February 1948, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Oscar McWhorter
Pauline V West
Marriage: 10 October 1900
William M Mcwhorter
Thomas V Mcwhorter
Veldron Thomas Mcwhorter
Chalmer West "Mac" McWhorter
Clarence Arthur Mcwhorter

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Oscar McWhorter



10 October 1900
Ravenwood, Nodaway, Missouri, United States


    William M Mcwhorter


    Thomas V Mcwhorter


    Veldron Thomas Mcwhorter


    Chalmer West "Mac" McWhorter



Parents and Siblings


    Harriet Mariah Martindill




    Francis Strong West


    William Henry West II


    Botaly Robert West


    Lydia West


    Stella West


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1891 · Lots for sale

Age 10

The city lots were disposed of at an auction sale, which made way for new houses, commercial buildings and manufacturing plants to be erected and caused an increase of people moving to the region.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Pauline Mcwhorter in household of Jos O Mcwhorter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lena West in household of Wm West, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lena Mcwhorter in household of J O Mcwhorter, "United States Census, 1930"

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