Irwin M West

17 October 1860–3 February 1920 (Age 59)
Johnsburg, Johnsburg, Warren, New York, United States

The Life of Irwin M

When Irwin M West was born on 17 October 1860, in Johnsburg, Johnsburg, Warren, New York, United States, his father, Samuel C West, was 39 and his mother, Frances Evaline Gibbs, was 32. He died on 3 February 1920, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Samuel C West
Frances Evaline Gibbs
William A West
Laura Elizabeth West
Marilla M West
Janietta West
Samuel Gibbs West
Irwin M West
Jessie West
Henry West
Burton Elmer West
Grace Eveline West

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 4

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 16

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Erwin West in household of John West, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Erwin M West, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Irwin M. West, "Find A Grave Index"

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