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Samuel West

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
Death: May 8, 1689 (45)
Duxbury, Plymouth County, New Plymouth Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis West, of Duxbury and Margery West
Husband of Tryphosa West (Partridge)
Father of Samuel West; Deacon Francis West; Pelatiah West; Ebenezer West; John West and 3 others
Brother of Mary Skiff; Peter West and Ruth Skiffe

Occupation: Constable
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About Samuel West

Samuel, son of Francis West, was born in 1643, died May 8, 1689, aged forty-six years. He lived in Duxbury, Massachusetts, where he was constable in 1674. He married, September 26, 1668, Tryphosa, daughter of George and Sarah (Tracy) Partridge, of Duxbury. Children, born in Duxbury: Francis, November 13, 1669; Juen, September 6, 1671, died young; Samuel, December 23, 1672; Peletiah, March 8, 1674; Hon. Ebenezer, July 22, 1676; John, March 6, 1679; Abigail, September 26, 1682, married Nathaniel Cole; Bathsheba, mentioned in the Zebulon West manuscript. (New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Third Series, Volume IV, page 2036)

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New England 1.) WEST Samuell (dup. Samuel) and Trifnsa Parteridg (dup. Partridge), Dec 16 (dup.) Dec. 26), 1668 2.) WEST Triphosa (dup. Triphone), wid., Nov 5, 1701 - Dec 29, 1761

History of the Town of Stonington, county of new London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900, with a Genealogical Register of Stonington Families by Richard Anson Wheeler, New London, Conn: press of the Day Publishing Co., 1900. Samuel West m. Triphosa Partridge 26 Sept 1668. She d. 1 nov 1701 and he d. 8 May 1689, aged 46 years.

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  • 'Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial; representative citizens; (1917-[23])
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  • ' (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.
  • (III) Samuel (2) West, son of 'Samuel (I) and Tryphosa (Partridge) West', was born December 23, 1672, and died about 1763. He lived in Duxbury, and after 1723 in Lebanon, Connecticut, and was one of the organizers, in 1730, of the Goshen Church of Lebanon. He married, June 30, 1709, Martha Delano, daughter of John and Mercy (Peabody) Simmons, and widow of Ebenezer Delano. Her grandmother, Elizabeth (Alden) Peabody, was the daughter of John and Priscilla (Mullins) Alden, of the "Mayflower." Issue of Samuel (2) and Martha West: Amos, born May 29, 1710; Nathan, of whom further; Sarah, born November 8, 1712; Moses, born March 4, 1716. .....
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  • 'Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, biographical--genealogical; (1916-[2(5])) (Volume 12).
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  • (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.
  • (III) Francis (2) West, son of Samuel and Tryphosa (Partridge) West, was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, November 13, 1669, and died in Tolland, Connecticut, in 1731. In early life he removed to Preston, Connecticut, and from there to Stonington, Connecticut, joining the church in the latter named town from the church in Preston in the year 1702. From Stonington he removed to Tolland, Connecticut, about the year 1720, and there served as deacon of the church, and as selectman. He married, in 1696, Mercy Minor, daughter of Captain Joseph and Mary (Avery) Minor, of Stonington, Connecticut. They were the parents of seven children, among whom was Samuel, 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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  • 'Elizabeth (Alden) Pabodie and descendants (1897)
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  • 29. 3Martha Simmons (2 Mercy Pabodie, 1 Eliz. Alden). Born in Duxbury, November, 1677; married first in 1699, Dec. 29, in Duxbury, Ebenezer Delano, son of 2Philip Delano (Philip). He was born about 1675, and died before 1709. She married second, in Duxbury, June 20, 1709, Samuel West. 'He was son of Samuel and Tryphosa (Partridge) West'. By her first husband, born in Duxbury : .....
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Samuel West's Timeline

November 28, 1643
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
November 13, 1669
Age 25
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
September 8, 1671
Age 27
Duxbury, Plymouth, Mass
December 23, 1672
Age 29
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
March 8, 1674
Age 30
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
July 22, 1676
Age 32
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
March 6, 1678
Age 34
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
September 26, 1682
Age 38
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
Age 40
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA