Amelia West

about 1791–
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Amelia

Amelia West was born about 1791, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. She married William W Hancock on 22 August 1812. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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William W Hancock
1787–1863
Amelia West
1791–
Marriage: 22 August 1812
Mary Hancock
1810–
Isabella Hancock
1820–
William Harden Prairie Hancock
1821–1864
Martha Jane Hancock
1830–1894

Spouse and Children

    William W Hancock

    Male1787–1863Male

    Female1791–Female

MARRIAGE
22 August 1812
Wilson,Tennessee
children

(4)

    Mary Hancock

    Female1810–Female

    Isabella Hancock

    Female1820–Female

    William Harden Prairie Hancock

    Male1821–1864Male

    Female1830–1894Female

World Events (8)

1791

Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 21

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 33

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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)

  • Neely West, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Neely West, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Neely West, "Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950"

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