John West, Sr. (1638 - 1703) MP

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Birthplace: St. Dunstan's, London
Death: Died in Accomack, Virginia
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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
1660
1660
Age 21
Accomack Co, VA
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
1665
1665
Age 26
1672
1672
Age 33
1673
1673
Age 34
1685
February 12, 1685
Age 46
Accomack, VA, USA