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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Family Time Line

Elmer Ernest West
1894–1969
Nellie Maud Brown
1897–1984
Marriage: 12 October 1919
Nancy Jane West
1921–2013
Walter Aid West
1930–2020
Thomas Brown West
1935–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 October 1919
Brown, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

    Female1921–2013Female

    Walter Aid West

    Male1930–2020Male

    Thomas Brown West

    Male1935–2016Male

Parents and Siblings

    Oscar Aid West

    Male1870–1936Male

    Sarah Jane Pickerill

    Female1870–1936Female

siblings

(9)

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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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