Elmer Ernest West

17 September 1894–27 March 1969 (Age 74)
Byrd Township, Brown, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elmer Ernest

When Elmer Ernest West was born on 17 September 1894, in Byrd Township, Brown, Ohio, United States, his father, Oscar Aid West, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Jane Pickerill, was 24. He married Nellie Maud Brown on 12 October 1919, in Brown, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Eagle Township, Brown, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 March 1969, in Sardinia, Brown, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Linwood Cemetery, Russellville, Brown, Ohio, United States.

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Elmer Ernest West
Nellie Maud Brown
Marriage: 12 October 1919
Nancy Jane West
Walter Aid West
Thomas Brown West

Spouse and Children

12 October 1919
Brown, Ohio, United States



    Walter Aid West


    Thomas Brown West


Parents and Siblings

    Oscar Aid West


    Sarah Jane Pickerill




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Elmer E West, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer E West in household of Asea A West, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer E West in household of Oscar A West, "United States Census, 1900"

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