Person:William West (65)

William West
b.about 1746
m. bef 1745
  1. William Westabout 1746 - 1829
  2. James Westabt 1756 - bef 1782
m. about 1770/71
  1. James West1772 - 1834
  2. Charles P. 'Charlie' Westabt 1774 - bet 1860-1870
  3. Nancy Westabt 1778 - 1839
  4. Rebekah West1780/83 - 1860
Facts and Events
Name William West
Gender Male
Alt Birth[1] abt. 1745 of Virginia
Birth? about 1746
Marriage about 1770/71 Virginiato Mary Rutherford
Death[1] May 1829 Greenville, Greene County, Tennessee

William West was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 23, 1767. - (447) Juror: William West.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 22, 1769. - (96) Timothy Warren appointed Constable, vice William West.
  • Page 144.--19th August, 1773. Recorded, viz: 1770--Thomas Rutherford's estate, to Evan Price and Elizabeth, his wife. 9th May--To Reuben Rutherford, William West, Dochther Knave, James Bruster. 9th May-- By vendue to, viz: Rebecca Paretree, John Dobbins, Evan Philips, FrancisDove, Martin Grider. (Note: Thomas Rutherford was the father-in-law of William West).
  • Page 342.--14th August, 1774. Reuben Rutherford and Eliner ( ) to Felix Gilbert, part of 134 acres conveyed to Reuben by his father Joseph Rutherford, part of 400 acres patented to James Wood. 12th January, 1746, and by him devised to Mary by will recorded in Frederick. Teste: John Brownlow, Jacob Woodle. William West.

Estate Records

Greene County, Tennessee
Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions
Page 301: Monday 27th April 1829 - On motion of Simon Pope and James West, who entered into bond with William Brothertin Sr., Michael Bright Sr. and John Couch Jr. their Securities in the Sum of $3000, payable and conditioned, as the Law directs, administration is granted them on the Estate of William West, Dec'd and the said Simon Pope and James West having taken the oath of Administration, it is ordered that letters Ifsue to them accordingly.[Greene County, Tennessee, County Court Minute Books, Vol. Jan. 1828 - Aug. 1829].

Page 30: 7 Jun l834 - Account of the estate, William West's estate was inventoried on the "lst and 2nd of May l829." [Citation:].
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