Raymond Henry West

17 March 1893–19 August 1954 (Age 61)
Rising Sun, Cecil, Maryland, United States

The Life of Raymond Henry

When Raymond Henry West was born on 17 March 1893, in Rising Sun, Cecil, Maryland, United States, his father, George J West, was 40 and his mother, Mary Louise Brown, was 23. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Edith Eliza Fowler. He lived in Port Deposit, Cecil, Maryland, United States in 1920 and London Britain Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 August 1954, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Rising Sun, Cecil, Maryland, United States.

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Raymond Henry West
Edith Eliza Fowler
Grace Virginia West
Taylor Allen West
Charlotte Addie West
Warren George West
Jeanne Doris West
Joyce Wilma West

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Parents and Siblings

    George J West


    Mary Louise Brown




    Alice E West



    Estella T West


    Blanche West



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Rayman West in household of George J West, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Raymond West, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Raymond H West in household of George J West, "United States Census, 1910"

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