Solomon West

9 July 1780–from 1781 to 1870
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon West was born on 9 July 1780, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Hezekiah West, was 26 and his mother, Experience Davis, was 21. He died from 1781 to 1870, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Hezekiah West
1754–1805
Experience Davis
1759–1839
Hezekiah West Jr.
1778–1845
Clement West
1798–
Solomon West
1780–1870
Elisha West
1782–1830
Jared West
1784–1855
Experience Ann West
1786–1879
Bernice West
1791–1885
Erastus West
1794–1865
Marilla West
1796–1888
Clement Wade West
1805–1886

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 1

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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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