Hattie Elnora West

27 October 1868–8 October 1953 (Age 84)
Sherburne, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Hattie Elnora

When Hattie Elnora West was born on 27 October 1868, in Sherburne, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Ezekiel West, was 24 and her mother, Mary Jane Bridge, was 19. She married Eugene Elliot Heselton on 6 April 1889, in Bridgewater, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bridgewater, Windsor, Vermont, United States in 1900 and Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States for about 20 years. She died on 8 October 1953, at the age of 84, and was buried in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Eugene Elliot Heselton
Hattie Elnora West
Marriage: 6 April 1889
Harley Eugene Heselton
Floyd Wesley Heselton
Alice Myrtle Iva Heselton
Corys Mansel Heselton
Eugene Heselton

Spouse and Children

6 April 1889
Bridgewater, Windsor, Vermont, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Ezekiel West


    Mary Jane Bridge






    Minnie West


    Myrtle A West


World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Hattie E Heselton in household of Eugene E Heselton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hattie E Haselton in household of Eugene E Haselton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hattie E Hesetton in household of Eugene E Hesetton, "United States Census, 1900"

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