Leander Hardin West

1833–
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leander Hardin

When Leander Hardin West was born in 1833, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, Drury Amelius West, was 29 and his mother, Evalina P Radford, was 29. He lived in Shelby, Texas, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Drury Amelius West
1804–1850
Evalina P Radford
1804–1837
Zarelda Matilda West
1829–1864
Patterson Holman West
1831–1908
Leander Hardin West
1833–

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World Events (8)

1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 1

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1865

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Leander West in household of M E West, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Leander H. West, "United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917"

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