Jabez William West

22 May 1858–31 May 1925 (Age 67)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jabez William

When Jabez William West was born on 22 May 1858, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Henry John West, was 25 and his mother, Eliza Dangerfield, was 25. He married Janet Jessie Hoggan on 20 January 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salem, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 31 May 1925, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Jabez William West
Janet Jessie Hoggan
Marriage: 20 January 1881
Jessie Maud WEST
Lillie Elizabeth West
Jabez William West
Ethel West
Wilford Woodruff West
Agness Adeline West
Myrtle Irene West
Walter Raymond West
Eliza Ruth West
Lionel Marcus West
Hazel Ione West

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  • Marriage
    20 January 1881Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries 1865: Called Taylor's Crossing, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1866: Named changed to Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Still Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1891: Renamed Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States 1911: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 18
    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 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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    Ann Lydia West NeVille - Autobiography

    I was born May 1st, 1856 in London, England. My father was born in Old Street, St. Luke, Milese Co., England on the 12th of January, 1833 and. was the son of John and Lydia Johnson West. My mother was …

    Sources (77)

    • Jabes W West in entry for West, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Jabez W West, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Jabez W West in entry for Walter Raymond West and Addie Roberts, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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