Isaac West

11 October 1794–28 October 1862 (Age 68)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac West was born on 11 October 1794, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Ignatius West, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth June Meacham, was 36. He married Sabra Petty about 1818, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 28 October 1862, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Isaac West
1794–1862
Sabra Petty
1796–1885
Marriage: about 1818
Elizabeth Martha West
1820–1907
Ira West
1821–1852
Nancy P West
1823–1867
William Rutherford West
1825–1862
Jesse B West
1827–1911
Keziah West
1830–1853
Dicey Lucinda West
1830–
Cynthia J West
1834–1857
Dicea Lucinda West
1838–1870

Spouse and Children

    Male1794–1862Male

    Sabra Petty

    Female1796–1885Female

MARRIAGE
about 1818
North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Elizabeth Martha West

    Female1820–1907Female

    Male1821–1852Male

    Nancy P West

    Female1823–1867Female

    William Rutherford West

    Male1825–1862Male

    Jesse B West

    Male1827–1911Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Nancy West

    Female1775–1820Female

    Male1777–1851Male

    Lucy West

    Female1779–1824Female

    Elizabeth West

    Female1782–Female

    William West

    Male1784–1812Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 5

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 18

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isaac West, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac West, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaac West, "Find A Grave Index"

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