Betty Louise West

31 July 1929–14 September 2009 (Age 80)
Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States

The Life of Betty Louise

When Betty Louise West was born on 31 July 1929, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, her father, Frierson Foster West, was 27 and her mother, Mary Jewell Smith, was 23. She had at least 1 son with Roy Alvis Turner. She died on 14 September 2009, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Crestview Cemetery, Wichita, Texas, United States.

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Roy Alvis Turner
Betty Louise West
Danny Roy Turner

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 20

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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)

  • Betty West in household of Friersen F West, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Betty Louise West, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Betty Louise West Turner, "Find A Grave Index"

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