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Matilda West (Scarborough)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Accomack , Virginia
Death: Died in Nandua, Accomack, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Col. Edmund Scarburgh and Mary Scarburgh
Wife of Lt. Col. John West, Sr., of Accomack
Mother of Sarah West; John the Elder West; Anthony West; Alexander West; Jonathan West and 9 others
Sister of Tabitha Smart-BROWN-CUSTIS-HILL; Col Charles Scarburgh; Col. Edmund Scarborough (III) and Littleton Scarburgh
Half sister of Arcadia Welbourne; Atalanta Whittington and Annabella Lee Marshall

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About Matilda West

In 1704 Mrs. Matilda West, widow, refused to take the usual oath, being a Quaker. She must have been considered a desirable convert, because both her father and husband had been staunch adherents of the Church of England .

Matilda received a patent for 500 acres north side of Pungoteague Creek. Matilda and her sister Tabitha had 3500 acres in 1658 before their marriages

She is on the Virginia 1704 Rent rolls in Accomack Co., VA with 3600 acres.

Her will was dated 6 Sept 1721 and proved 6 March 1722 (1). Her date of death was listed as 3 Jan 1721 (but 1722 is more reasonable) (2).

Citations

  • (1). Col. John Wise of England and Virginia (1617-1695); Wise, Jennings Cropper, Virginia Historical Society (Film 0000593)
  • (2). Virginia Bible Records; Austin, Jeanette 1987 (Book 977.5 D2aj) p281

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Matilda West's Timeline

1644
1644
Accomack , Virginia
1658
August 31, 1658
Age 14
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1660
1660
Age 16
Accomack, VA, USA
1661
1661
Age 17
Accomac, Accomack, Virginia
1662
1662
Age 18
1663
January 6, 1663
Age 19
Accomack, VA, USA
1672
1672
Age 28
1674
March 27, 1674
Age 30
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1677
May 6, 1677
Age 33
Accomack, VA
1685
February 12, 1685
Age 41
Accomack County, Virginia Colony