Simeon Westfall

Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Simeon

When Simeon Westfall was born in 1794, in Albany, New York, United States, his father, Peter Westfall, was 26 and his mother, Barbara Auchenbagh, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Elizabeth. He lived in Knox, Albany, New York, United States for about 20 years.

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 3

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 31

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: regional name for someone from Westphalia, Middle High German, Middle Low German Westvāl.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Simeon Westfall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Simeon Westfall, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Simon Westfall, "New York State Census, 1855"

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