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Rebecca West (Mears)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Maryland
Death: Died in Bladensburg, Prince Georges, Maryland, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Mears and Rebecca Mears' mother
Wife of Joseph P. West
Mother of Elizabeth Rose; William West, Sr.; John West, Sr; Benjamin West and Mary Kelley
Sister of Mary Vizen; Elizabeth Holmead and Hannah Meares

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About Rebecca West

1. JOSEPH P.1 WEST was born Abt. 1662 in (of) Stafford County, Virginia, and died November 1731 in "Blackburn", Prince George's County, Maryland. He married REBECCA MEARES 1693 in Maryland, daughter of WILLIAM MEARES and MS WEBB. She was born 1674, and died 1769 in "Blackburn", Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland.


Children of JOSEPH WEST and REBECCA MEARES are:

i. JOHN2 WEST, SR., b. 1701, "Blackburn", Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland; d. 1766, "Two Brothers", Frederick County, Maryland; m. FRANCES ANDERSON, January 26, 1734/35, St. Georges Parish, Maryland; b. 1710, Frederick County, Maryland; d. 1769, Frederick County, Maryland.

ii. WILLIAM WEST, b. September 25, 1695, "Blackburn," Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland; d. Aft. August 20, 1750, "Three Brothers," Frederick (now Montgomery) County, Maryland; m. ESTHER DUVALL, Abt. 1720, Maryland; b. October 04, 1704, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland; d. Aft. August 20, 1750, "Three Brothers," Frederick County, Maryland.

iii. MARY WEST, b. October 1703, "Blackburn," Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland; m. BENJAMIN KELLY, 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland; d. 1745, Frederick County, Maryland.

iv. BENJAMIN WEST, b. 1707, "Blackburn," Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland; d. June 27, 1745, "Blackburn," Prince George's County, Maryland; m. SUSANNA STOCKETT, May 16, 1728, Prince George's County, Maryland; b. March 26, 1709, All Hallows Parish S. River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland; d. Bet. 1733 - 1744, "Blackburn," Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland.


notes

Last name before marriage was also listed as Vizen; this may indicate that she had been married before.


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From http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~meyer465/pafn111.htm

The family name of Rebecca is really unknown. It is thought to be VIZEN (Vizean, Veazean, Voizeen, Voyzeen, Joyzeen or Voicen). The will of a Francis Vizen, which was probated in Anne Arundel County in 1721, names Joseph West, his brother-in-law, as guardian of his children. There was no other Joseph West in Anne Arundel or Prince George's Counties at that time, except for ours. Also, the two families attended the same Episcopal Church.


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Rebecca West's Timeline

1674
1674
Maryland
1695
November 25, 1695
Age 21
Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States
1695
Age 21
Stafford County, Virginia, United States
1703
October 1703
Age 29
Prince George, MD
1705
1705
Age 31
Prince George County, Maryland
1707
1707
Age 33
Prince George County, Maryland
1744
November 9, 1744
Age 70
Bladensburg, Prince Georges, Maryland, USA