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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Family Time Line

Eugene Elliot Heselton
1866–1951
Hattie Elnora West
1868–1953
Marriage: 6 April 1889
Harley Eugene Heselton
1890–1966
Floyd Wesley Heselton
1894–1985
Alice Myrtle Iva Heselton
1902–1993
Corys Mansel Heselton
1905–2003
Eugene Heselton
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 April 1889
Bridgewater, Windsor, Vermont, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Ezekiel West

    Male1844–1926Male

    Mary Jane Bridge

    Female1849–1924Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1866–1962Female

    Female1868–1953Female

    Minnie West

    Female1873–1913Female

    Myrtle A West

    Female1877–1901Female

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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