Thomas West (1740 - 1797)

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Birthplace: Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
Death: Died in Vershire, Orange, Vermont, USA
Managed by: Betty Tarvin
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About Thomas West

Thomas West moved, with his wife Elizabeth, by certificate, from North Kingston, RI, to Newport, RI on 14 May 1753. He married Amey Colgrove, before 13 Sep 1756. On 13 Sep 1756 he and his wife Amey were accepted into membership of the Sabbatarian Church in Newport, Rhode Island. The identification of the mother of the first child Jonathan has not been made. Thomas West and family moved to Hopkinton, Rhode Island about 1758. In the 1774 census for Hopkinton he was head of household of 2 males, 5 young males, 2 females and 1 young female, which is consistent with the recorded births. He moved with his family after the Revolution to Vershire, VT, but most of his family continued to move west. We have found no probate for Thomas in Vermont, although there are transfers of land by him to his sons.

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Thomas West's Timeline

1740
August 6, 1740
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
1750
February 28, 1750
Age 9
Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1754
November 28, 1754
Age 14
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1756
June 3, 1756
Age 15
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
1757
1757
Age 16
Newport, Ri, Rhode Island, USA
1759
December 15, 1759
Age 19
Hopkinton, Washington Co, Rhode Island,
1762
February 21, 1762
Age 21
Hopkinton, Washington Co, Rhode Island,
1764
April 15, 1764
Age 23
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
1766
October 6, 1766
Age 26
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
1768
1768
Age 27
Washington, Ri, Rhode Island, USA