Margaret H West

23 September 1847–1 January 1849 (Age 1)
Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret H

When Margaret H West was born on 23 September 1847, in Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, her father, Chauncey Walker West, was 20 and her mother, Mary Hoagland, was 18. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847. She died on 1 January 1849, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 1, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Chauncey Walker West
Mary Hoagland
Margaret H West
Chauncey Walker West Jr
Joseph Alva West
John Abraham West
Josephine E West

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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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret H West - death:
  • Margaret West, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Margaret West, "Find A Grave Index"

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