Elizabeth Clara Westwood

22 June 1852–6 October 1933 (Age 81)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Clara

When Elizabeth Clara Westwood was born on 22 June 1852, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, William Joseph Westwood, was 35 and her mother, Fanny Tilley, was 23. She married Archibald Dick on 1 January 1879, in Nanaimo County, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1901 and Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. She died on 6 October 1933, in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Archibald Dick
Elizabeth Clara Westwood
Marriage: 1 January 1879
James Dick
Fanny Dick
William Joseph Dick
Archibald Westwood Dick
Sarah Muir Dick
Clara Bella Dick
Vallejo Robert Dick
John Dick

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1879Nanaimo County, British Columbia, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name habitational name for someone who lived ‘by the west wood’ (Middle English west + wode), or who came from any of numerous places called Westwood (from Old English west ‘west’ + wudu ‘wood’), such as those in Kent, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, or Worcestershire.History: William Westwood was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (27)

    • Elizabeth Clara Westwood in entry for Sarah Muir Dick, "British Columbia Birth Registrations, 1854-1903"
    • Elizabeth Dick in household of Archie Dick, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Clara Westwood in entry for William Arthur Cullum and Claribel Dick, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

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