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Matthew West

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Perhaps, Somersetshire, England
Death: after January 16, 1677
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas West and Elizabeth West
Husband of Mary West and wife of Matthew West
Father of Robert West; Nathaniel West; Bartholomew West; Francis J. West, Sr.; Joan Coggeshall and 4 others
Brother of Capt. Francis West; Nicholas West; Anthony West; Thomas West; Robert West and 2 others

Occupation: Tailor
Managed by: Private User
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About Matthew West, of Lynn & Newport

"Matthew West was a Baptist tailor from Somersetshire, England who settled in Lynn, Massachusetts about 1635."

"Matthew West was a Baptist tailor who lived in Lynn, MA in 1636, became a freeman in 1637, and moved to Newport, RI in 1646. He had five sons and a daughter: Nathaniel, Robert, Bartholomew, John, Joan, and Francis."

  • "Matthew, Francis [his son] and Francis' siblings Nathaniel, Bartholomew, Robert, John, and Joan relocated to Rhode Island. Matthew died in 1677, signing over his land and possessions to his grandson, Nathaniel West, Jr. All of this is in the land records and government records of Rhode Island and New Jersey (where Bartholomew, Robert, and Joan migrated to)."

1636- Residence: Lynn, MA.

1637, March 9- Freeman.

1646- Residence: Newport, RI.

1655- Freeman


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Matthew West, of Lynn & Newport's Timeline

1598
1598
Somersetshire, England
1624
1624
Age 26
Probably England
1626
1626
Age 28
Probably England
1627
1627
Age 29
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1628
1628
Age 30
England
1629
June 16, 1629
Age 31
Ringmer, Sussex, England
1634
1634
Age 36
England
1644
1644
Age 46
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1646
1646
Age 48