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

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John I West, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Anthony West; Anthony WEST; Anthony WEST; Anne Huffe West Charlton and Ann BARLOE
Husband of Matilda West
Father of John Chambers; Jonathan Chambers, I; Arobella 'Annabella' Chambers; Filocleare "Philocleare" Chambers; Sarah West and 12 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 one of 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
Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
1658
August 31, 1658
Age 20
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1661
1661
Age 22
Accomac, Accomack, Virginia
1662
1662
Age 23
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1663
January 6, 1663
Age 24
Accomack, VA, USA
1672
1672
Age 33
Accomack County, VA, USA
1673
1673
Age 34
Accomack County, Virginia
1674
March 27, 1674
Age 35
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1675
1675
Age 36
Accomack County, Virginia, United States