Lt. Col. John West, Sr.

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John West, Sr.

Birthplace: St. Dunstan's, London
Death: Died in Accomack, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Anthony West; Anne West and Anne
Husband of Matilda Scarbrugh and Matilda West
Father of Matilda West; Sarah West; John the Elder West; Anthony West; Alexander West and 11 others
Brother of Anne Scarburgh; Katherine Scarborough and Anthony West

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About John West, Sr.

Married Matilda in 1661. He was Accomack County's leading men. He had thousands of acres of land. He was a shipbuilder and carpenter, a justice of the court, high sheriff of the county, and held various military ranks to Colonel. At one time he owned part of Tangier Island. In 1650, Sir William Berkeley granted him 1600 acres for transportation by his father Anthony of 32 person into the colony from England.

His will was probated 8-3-1703. When typed, double spaced, the will covers 17 pages.

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Lt. Col. John West, Sr.'s Timeline

1638
April 7, 1638
London
1658
August 31, 1658
Age 20
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1660
1660
Age 21
Accomack, VA, USA
1661
1661
Age 22
Accomac, Accomack, Virginia
1662
1662
Age 23
1663
January 6, 1663
Age 24
Accomack, VA, USA
1672
1672
Age 33
1677
May 6, 1677
Age 39
Accomack, VA
1685
February 12, 1685
Age 46
Accomack County, Virginia Colony
1685
Age 46
Clifton, Accomack, Colony of Virginia