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 George Daniel West

George Daniel West

Birth
Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 16 Feb 1925 (aged 61)
Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot B-30-013-10W
Memorial ID 86638 · View Source
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George was born in Pleasant Grove, Utah to David and Emily Amelia West.

He married Cassie Ann Walker on December 10, 1885 in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Children: Lawrence Henson 1886-1951, Mary Janet 1888-1974, George Curtis 1890-1985, Pearl 1893-1932, Emma Ann 1895-1959, Hyrum David 1898-1976, Rulon Matthew 1901-1984, Owen Daniel 1909-1978, Earl Walker 1911-1953.


George Daniel West was the son of David West and Amelia Hooley. He was born in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Oct. 23, 1863, and died there Feb. 16, 1925. He came from a family of nine sons and four daughters. He was reared and spent his entire life in Pleasant Grove. His father and grandfather William west were baptized in 1848 in England. George D. was an Elder in the Church of Jusus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

On Dec 10., 1885, he married Cassie (Cassa) Ann Wlaker, daughter of Henson Walker, Jr. and Mary Green. To this union were born seven sons and three daughters, all of who grew to maturity except one son, Milton. They were sealed to each other and received their endowments inthe Logan Temple Feb. 16, 1888.

Their entire marriage life was spent in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Both were very familiar with the rigors of pioneer life. Their home was of soft rock contruction, heated by a coal range, and until 1925, lighted by coal-oil lamps. There was no inside plumbing and for many years the drinking water was secured from a well. They sustained their large family from fruits, vegetables and meats raissed on a small farm. additonal income was secured from various types of work at the Lehi Sugar Factory, the Interurban Railroad, Threashing, etc. Their life was simplicity itself, "with a few of the frills".
By Owen D. West, son
May 13, 1960


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  • Maintained by: SRBentz
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Daniel West (23 Oct 1863–16 Feb 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86638, citing Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SRBentz (contributor 47051679) .