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  • Dr. West (deceased)
  • (unknown father of Anthony) West (deceased)
    *NOT* related to the de la Warr family. Y-DNA haplotype R-U198 (not recorded in any Wests outside this specific family line).
  • Abiah West (1688 - c.1721)
    The Sprague Project
  • Abigail Cole (1682 - 1720)
    '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 die...

About the West surname

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west