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John West

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: October 5, 1776 (85)
Marlborough, Oxfordshire, England
Place of Burial: Friends Burial Ground, Warburton, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas West, Sr. and Rachel Ann West
Husband of Frances West; Elizabeth West and Sarah West
Father of Ann Fennemore; Thomas West; John West, Jr.; Elizabeth Hough; Joseph West, Sr. and 11 others
Brother of Rachel West; William West; Thomas R. Jr West and Joseph West

Occupation: Innkeeper, proprietor of the Square Tavern, Springfield, PA, Dispite his son the painter's book, I found he's NOT a decendant of the Earl of De La Warre, had 10 children. Settled in Springfield, Chester county in 1714, Merchant, Farmer, Tavern Owner
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About John West the Tavern Owner

NOTE: I am unsure if his father is Francis Robert West or not. Please find other sources to verify.

John West was born in England, the son of Thomas and Ann (or Rachel) Gilpin West.

John married Elizabeth Beisley in 1714 at the Warborough Monthly Meeting. John came to America without Elizabeth who was pregnant with their son, expecting to return. Thomas was born in 1716. Elizabeth died in childbirth.

John remained in America and married Sarah Pearson, daughter of Thomas and Margery Smith Pearson in 1718 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Sarah Pearson was born February 8, 1697 in Marple Township. Thomas and Margery Pearson came to America on the ship "Endeavor" in July 29, 1683, with William Penn. Thomas was a member of the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1708. Margery was the daughter of Robert and Ellen Smith of Pownall Fee, Cheshire, England.

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John West the Tavern Owner's Timeline

October 28, 1690
Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 16
Virginia, USA
Age 25
Age 25
January 1, 1719
Age 28
Chadds Ford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Age 28
Wilmington, New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
Age 28
Age 30
Chester County, PA, USA