West Family Genealogy
West Family Genealogy

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1. Thomas N West - was born about 1704.
Thomas married Mary Reed. Mary was born about 1708. (Sources: - 1)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Thomas West was born in 1730, lived in Chester Co., Pa and died in 1785 in near Bethel, Clermont, Oh . See #2. below.
----- Second Generation -----
2. Thomas West - was born in 1730, lived in Chester Co., Pa and died in 1785 in near Bethel, Clermont, Oh . He was the son of Thomas N West and Mary Reed.
Thomas married Sarah Trammell in 1753 in Fairfax, Va. Sarah was born in 1735, lived in Fairfax Co., Va. She died in 1828 in Aberdeen, Brown Co., Oh .
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Hugh West was born on 31 Mar 1770 in Fairfax, Va and died on 18 Apr 1841 in Brookville, Franklin Co., Indiana and was buried in Little Cedar Cmty., Franklin Co., Indiana . See #3. below.
----- Third Generation -----
3. Hugh West - was born on 31 Mar 1770 in Fairfax, Va and died on 18 Apr 1841 in Brookville, Franklin Co., Indiana and was buried in Little Cedar Cmty., Franklin Co., Indiana . He was the son of Thomas West and Sarah Trammell.
Hugh married Mary Ann Woodward about 1807 in Wood, VA. Mary was born on 5 Feb 1784. She was the daughter of Mr. Woodward and Nancy Thomas. She died on 26 Feb 1851 in Brookville, Franklin Co., Indiana and was buried in Little Cedar Cmty., Franklin Co., Indiana . (Sources: - 1)

Hugh -

Hugh West Inventory

 
Franklin County August Term AD 1844 Page 452
 
Inventory and appraisement of the goods and chattels belonging to the estate of Hugh West, dec'd late of the county and state aforesaid made on the 30th April AD 1841
 
(various household items)
 
amount willed to widow 403.25
 
Andrew Reed, Joseph Wynn, appraisers
(Sources: - 2)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Bushrod T West was born in 1812 in Wood Co, Va. and died on 18 Mar 1875 in Kansas .
Bushrod married Mahala Ann Eads on 25 Feb 1830 in Brookville, Franklin, Indiana. (Sources: - 2 - 3)
ii.  Townsend T. West was born in 1814 in Wood Co, Va. and died on 25 Jan 1893 in Brookville, Franklin, Indiana .
iii.  William T. West was born in 1815 in Wood Co, Va. and died in 1854/1855 in Jasper Co.,Ill .
iv.  Susanna West was born on 10 Oct 1816 in Wood Co, Va. and died on 22 Apr 1903 in Polk Co., Iowa and was buried in Rising Sun Cem .
v.  George W. West was born in 1820 in Wood Co, Va..
vi.  Alexander Hugh West was born on 16 Sep 1824 in Wood Co., VA and died on 22 Aug 1894 in Springfield Twp., Franklin Co, Indiana and was buried in James Cmty., Springfield . See #4. below.
vii.  Mary A West was born on 28 Jun 1827 in Wood Co, Va. and died on 22 Sep 1914 in Springfield, Twp, Franklin, Indiana and was buried in Mt. Carmel Cem .
Mary married John Seal in 1847. John was born on 18 Jan 1819 in Big Cedar, Franklin Co., Indiana. He was the son of William Seal and Elizabeth Owen. He died on 9 Nov 1904 in Cedar Grove, Franklin Co., Indiana and was buried in Mt. Carmel Cmty, Springfield Twp .
See Seal family for children.
----- Fourth Generation -----
4. Alexander Hugh West - was born on 16 Sep 1824 in Wood Co., VA and died on 22 Aug 1894 in Springfield Twp., Franklin Co, Indiana and was buried in James Cmty., Springfield . He was the son of Hugh West and Mary Ann Woodward.
Alexander married Harriet E. Seal on 3 Aug 1846 in Brookville, Franklin Co., Indiana. Harriet was born on 5 May 1828, lived in Franklin Co., Indiana. She was the daughter of William Seal and Elizabeth Owen. She died on 21 Mar 1880 in Springfield Twp., Franklin Co, Indiana and was buried in James Cmty., Sprintfield .

Alexander - In 1860, William Seal (age 72) lived on one adjoining farm and Isabel Seal (age 34) lived on the other adjoining farm.

Census: 1860 Springfield, Franklin Co., Indiana
name age occupation born in
A. H. West 35 Laborer Va
Harriet West 32   Ind
Lydia Ann West 9   Ind
William H. West 7   Ind
James L. West 4   Ind
Infant West 6/12   Ind


Census: 1880 Springfield, Franklin Co., Indiana
name relation age born in occupation father born mother born  
Andrew H. West self 55 Va Brick Mason Va Va  
Lidelia A. West other -- --   -- --  
Shelton West other 18 In Farm Laborer Va In  
George -- other -- Ind Farm Laborer Va Ind  
(Sources: - 4)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Shelton Alexander West was born on 2 May 1862 in Franklin, Indiana and died on 17 Feb 1895 in Tipton Co., Indiana . See #5. below.
----- Fifth Generation -----
5. Shelton Alexander West - was born on 2 May 1862 in Franklin, Indiana and died on 17 Feb 1895 in Tipton Co., Indiana . He was the son of Alexander Hugh West and Harriet E. Seal.
Shelton married Laura Mae Colclazier on 28 Feb 1890 in Tipton Co., Indiana. Laura was born on 8 Aug 1869, lived in Tipton Co., Indiana. She was the daughter of David Colclazier. She died on 16 Apr 1933 in Alexandria, Madison Co., Indiana and was buried in Sand Bank Cmty., Tipton Co., Indiana .

Shelton -

1900 Madison, Tipton Co., Indiana Roll: T623 406; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 127
McFall Mallissa head Jun 1849 50 WD IA KY IN
West Laura M. sister Aug 1869 30 WD IN KY IN
Chilo O. neice Mar 1891 9 s IN IN IN
Guy D. nephew Nov 1892 7 s IN IN IN
Celia D. neice Oct 1894 5 s IN IN IN
Sheldon R. nephew Dec 1895 4 s IN IN IN
Colclazier David father Jun 1818 81 WD KY KY KY
rdy1169@swbell.net Reginal Day
(Sources: - 5)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Chloe Olivia West was born on 31 Mar 1891 in Madison Twp., Tipton Co., Indiana and died in 1979 in Hartford City, Indiana and was buried in Union Cemetery, Eaton, Indiana .
Chloe married Clarence Raymond Smith on 19 Feb 1913 in Hartford City, Blackford Co., Indiana. Clarence was born Apr 1893 in Ohio. He was the son of Charles C Smith and Abigail Nelson. He died in 1962 in Hartford City, Indiana and was buried in Union Cemetery, Eaton, Indiana .
See Smith family for children.
ii.  Guy Elbert West was born on 25 Nov 1892 in Madison Twp., Tipton Co., Indiana and died on 4 Nov 1974 in Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana .
iii.  Celia D. West was born on 17 Oct 1893 in Madison Twp., Tipton Co., Indiana and died on 24 Dec 1970 in Alexandria, Madison Co., Indiana .
Celia married Troy Vurnen Porter on 12 Mar 1913. (Sources: - 6)
iv.  Oral Shelton West was born on 6 Dec 1895 in Hobbs, Tipton Co., Indiana and died on 17 Mar 1975 in Indiana .
Sources:
1 Ancestral File - West / Smith Family Joel L. Edwards AF96-113389
2 email from Jack Wyant Jack L. Wyant, Lincoln NE May 2004 (view detail...)
3 Bill Cromer Genealogy Bill Cromer Web: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2341864&id=I510131747
4 Hugh West rev 5/25/02 - Ancestry.com Anne Wickham Web: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2107763&id=I98124785
5 Day's Unforgotten Database Reginald Day Web: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=day84519&id=I05775
6 Ancestry.com Query - Colcazier / West Ilo Hiller Web: http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/5538/localities.northam.usa.states.indiana.counties (view detail...)

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