Lt. Col. John West, Sr., of Accomack

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John West, Sr.

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

Son of Anthony West and Anne Huffe West Charlton
Husband of Matilda West
Father of John Chambers; Arobella "Annabella" Chambers; Filocleare "Philocleare" Nock; Jonathan Chambers; Sarah West and 13 others
Brother of Anne Scarburgh; Katherine West and Anthony West

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About Lt. Col. John West, Sr., of Accomack

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.

Do not confuse him with Col. John West of New Kent County, VA.

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Lt. Col. John West, Sr., of Accomack'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
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1672
Age 33
1674
March 27, 1674
Age 35
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1676
1676
Age 37
Accomack County, Virginia, United States