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Margery West (Reeves)

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Salisbury, [parish], Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Wife of Francis West, of Duxbury
Mother of Mary Skiff; Samuel West, Sr; Peter West and Ruth Skiffe

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About Margery West (Reeves)

  • 'Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, biographical--genealogical; (1916-[2(5])) (Volume 12).
  • Pg. 43
  • ' (I) Francis West, immigrant ancestor, was a resident of Salisbury, England, prior to his emigration to this country, and his first place of residence here was in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He was a carpenter by trade, which line of work he followed as a means of livelihood. In 1642 he was a member of the Grand Jury, a freeman of Plymouth Colony, 1656, a surveyor in 1658, and a constable in 1661. He married, in 1639, Margery Reeves, who bore him five children : Samuel, of further mention ; Thomas, a physician ; Peter ; Mary ; Ruth. Francis West died January 2, 1692, aged eighty-six years.
  • (II) Samuel West, eldest son of Francis and Margery (Reeves) West, was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, in 1643, and died in 1689, at the early age of forty-six years. He was a man of prominence in the community, and was chosen to serve as constable in 1674. He married Tryphosa Partridge, daughter of George and Sarah (Tracy) Partridge, of Duxbury. They were the parents of eight children, among whom was Francis (2), of further mention. ......
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  • 'The New England historical and genealogical register (1874)
  • Nathaniel W. was descended from 'Francis West of Salisbury, Eng., who was invited to America by a Mr. Thomas of Marshfield, and m. Margery Reeves. They settled in Duxbury, and had 5 children, viz ' : Samuel, Thomas, Peter, Mary, and Ruth. Mr. W. died about 1694, aged 86. Samuel m. Tryphosa Partridge, and had 7 children, — Francis, (to be again mentioned ;) Samuel, a poet, b. in 1673, and who lived to be over 90 ; Pelatiah, Ebenezer, John, Abigail, and Bathsheba. Francis m. Mercy Mina, and was one of the early settlers of Tolland, and the first deacon of that church, died. May 12, 1731, aged 62. His children were Samuel, m. Nov. 4, 1724, to Sarah Delano, and Nov. 26, 1754, to Abigail Lathrop, died Feb. 3, 1779 ; Joseph, m. May 19, 1725, died Jan. 27, 1764, aged 62 ; Amasa, m. A. Hatch in 1730 ; Zebulon, of whom we must again speak ; Christopher, who m. Amy Delano, Oct. 25, 1732, and was one of the early settlers of Lee, Mass ; Pelatiah, ditto ; and Mercy. Mr. W. removed to T. in 1720, from Stonington.
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  • 'Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial; representative citizens; (1917-[23])
  • Pg. 118
  • (II) Samuel West, son of 'Francis and Margery (Reeves) West', was born in 1643, and died May 8, 1689. He lived in Duxbury, where he was constable in 1674. He married, September 26, 1668, Tryphosa Partridge, daughter of George and Sarah (Tracy) Partridge, of Duxbury, Massachusetts. Issue : Francis, born November 13, 1669, died in 1731 ; Juen, born September 8, 1671, died young; Samuel, born December 23, 1672; Peletiah, born March 8, 1674, died in 1756; Hon. Ebenezer, born July 22, 1676; John, born March 6, 1679; Abigail, born September 26, 1682 ; Bathsheba. ......
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  • Francis West of Duxbury, Mass. From A Survey of the Descendants of Francis West of Duxbury by Carlton Prince West (Winston Salem NC, 1987)
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Margery West (Reeves)'s Timeline

Salisbury, [parish], Wiltshire, England
Age 32
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
November 28, 1643
Age 35
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Age 40
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Age 43
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
January 2, 1672
Age 64
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
January 17, 1942
Age 64
January 17, 1942
Age 64
February 10, 1942
Age 64