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  • Dr. West (1787 - 1868)
  • (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 Abiah, daughter of William & Deborah (Lane) Sprague, was born in Hingham, then Plymouth Colony, on 27 Jan 1688/9. She died before April 1721[1].Abiah Sprague married William West of...
  • Abigail Cole (1682 - 1720)
    HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STONINGTON, County of New London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900, by Richard Anson Wheeler, New London, CT, 1900, p. 626 * 'Encyclopedia of Connecticut bi...

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