William Jewel West

27 December 1910–about 2007 (Age 96)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Jewel

When William Jewel West was born on 27 December 1910, in Tennessee, United States, his father, George Henry West, was 29 and his mother, Martha Esther Mosier, was 26. He married Engelina Wilhelmina Dubbeld on 1 June 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Pleasant View, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died about 2007, in Roy, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Roy City Cemetery, Roy, Weber, Utah, United States.

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William Jewel West
Engelina Wilhelmina Dubbeld
Marriage: 1 June 1932
Norma Angelyn West
Dean West

Spouse and Children

1 June 1932
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Norma Angelyn West


    Dean West


Parents and Siblings

    George Henry West


    Martha Esther Mosier




    Lettie Mai West


    Jessa Louise West


    Crude Dalton West


    Millard Alton West



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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 21

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 27

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Jewel West in household of Henry G West, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William J West, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wm. G. West in entry for West, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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