Thomas Charles West

9 October 1853–25 June 1898 (Age 44)
Hoxton New Town, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas Charles

When Thomas Charles West was born on 9 October 1853, in Hoxton New Town, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Henry John West, was 20 and his mother, Eliza Dangerfield, was 21. He married Margaret Eliza Felt on 10 November 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Willesden, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 25 June 1898, in Round Valley, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in North Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Charles West
Margaret Eliza Felt
Marriage: 10 November 1874
Thomas George West
Charles Henry Felt West
Albert William West
Eliza Ann West
Frank LeRoy West
Louie Mary Etta West
Amy Alice West
Alonzo David West
Preston Dangerfield West

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1855 · London's First Pillar Box
    Age 2
    The pillar box is a form of mailbox. Until 1855, people would have to walk the distance to go to the post office in order to send mail.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 13
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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 habitational name for someone who had migrated from further west.Americanized form of Finnish Vesterinen: from the personal name Vesteri (a short form of Sylvester ) + the surname suffix -nen.History: This name was brought to North America independently by many bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. Thomas West, 12th Baron De La Warre, was captain general of Virginia in 1610–11. The state of DE is named for him. One of the earliest permanent settlers was Francis West (1606–92), who came to Duxbury, MA, from Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, in or before 1638.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life Sketches of George H. Draper and Eliza Alice West, written by Zilnorah D Barnett, July 29, 1939

    My father, George Henry Draper was the second son of William and Jane Bryant Draper. He was born March 10, 1863 (family search shows 1862) in Easterton, Wiltshire, England - four days after the death …

    Sources (26)

    • Thomas E West in household of Eliza West, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Thomas C West in entry for Frank Leroy West and Martha Sparrow, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Thomas Charles West in entry for Preston Dangerfield West, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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