GA Family Group Sheet for Joseph WEST Family

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HUSBAND: Joseph WEST
Birthdate: ca 1742 Frederick County, Maryland
date and place of marriage: 1765 Maryland
other marriages: n/a
military service: American Revolution - Patriot soldier in Fifth Co., Middle Battalion, Montgomery County, MD.
Death date: bet. 1820-1830 Spartanburg County, South Carolina
father: John WEST, Sr. b. 1701 "Blackburn," Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland
mother: Frances ANDERSON (aka Frances OSBORNE) b. 1710 Frederick County, Maryland
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WIFE: Mary OFFUTT
Birthdate: May 24, 1746 Prince George's County, Maryland
other marriages: n/a
date and place of marriage: 1765 Maryland
Death date: bet. 1810-1820 Spartanburg County, South Carolina
father: Samuel OFFUTT b. April 19, 1712 Potomac, Prince George's County, Maryland
mother: Elizabeth BURGESS b. November 15, 1714 Prince George's County, Maryland
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CHILD 1: Kinsey WEST
Birthdate: ca 1768 Frederick County, Maryland
married: Never Married; d.s.p.
Death date: 1834 Spartanburg District, South Carolina
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CHILD 2: Elisha W. WEST
Birthdate: 1771 Frederick County, Maryland
married: Never Married; d.s.p.
Death date: October 1850 Roswell District, Cobb County, Georgia
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CHILD 3: Burgess P. WEST
Birthdate: ca 1773 Frederick County, Maryland
married: Never Married; d.s.p.
Death date: after June 26, 1846
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CHILD 4: Walter WEST
Birthdate: ca 1774 Frederick County, Maryland
married: Nancy LIGON
date and place of marriage: ca 1800 Spartanburg County, South Carolina
Death date: 1819 Giles County, Tennessee
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CHILD 5: Cassandra WEST
Birthdate: ca 1776 Frederick County, Maryland
married: Robert FERGUSON
date and place of marriage: 1817 Spartanburg County, South Carolina
Death date: after 1834
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CHILD 6: Elizabeth WEST
Birthdate: 1778
married: George SALMON (aka George SALMOND and George SAMMONS)
date and place of marriage: 1804 Spartanburg County, South Carolina
Death date: Bef. November 19, 1834
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CHILD 7: Anna WEST
Birthdate: ca 1779
married: Benjamin NICHOLS
date and place of marriage: ca 1800 Spartanburg District, South Carolina
Death date: bef. 1836
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CHILD 8: Thomas Joseph WEST
Birthdate: February 12, 1783
married: Mary Minerva PORTER (aka Polly PORTER)
date and place of marriage: November 16, 1828 South Carolina
other marriages: Yes, first wife's name unknown.
Death date: March 28, 1856 Spartanburg County, South Carolina
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CHILD 9: John WEST
Birthdate: 1785
married: Margaret Irena PORTER (aka Rena Porter)
date and place of marriage: 1830 South Carolina
other marriages: Jinsey WINGO m. ca 1818 Spartanburg County, South Carolina
Death date: after 1860 Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia
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CHILD 10: Nancy WEST
Birthdate: 1788 South Carolina
married: Never Married; d.s.p.
Death date: after November 1834
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CHILD 11: Stephen WEST
Birthdate: 1790 Union County, South Carolina
married: Jane Mira PORTER (aka Elmira Jane Porter)
date and place of marriage: ca 1830
other marriages: unknown
Death date: bet 1850 - 1860 South Carolina
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SOURCES:
WEST Family Bible 1858 - Inscribed and signed by Mrs. Jane M. WEST wife of Stephen WEST
Will of John WEST dated Oct. 13, 1765, proved June 13, 1766 in Frederick Co.,
MD Offutt Family Books by Nelle Thorton OFFUTT. Sarasota, Florida 1978.
Cemetery Records of Atlanta and Vicinity 1822-1933 by Franklin M. Garrett - Atlanta Historical Society.
1850 & 1860 Federal Census Cobb County Georgia. 1880 Federal Census Fulton County Georgia. 1790-1880
Federal Census S. C. Counties: District Ninety Six, Spartanburg, Union, Greenville Military Records - CSA
Georgia Military Records - Civil War Widow's Application for Pension State of Georgia Death Certificates -Dekalb
County; Fulton County; Cobb County Andrea Report on the WEST Family by Leonardo Andrea. 1948. West
Family Register by Letta Brock STONE. 1928. "WEST Genealogy Research, 1550-1950," unpublished
research notes of Letta Brock STONE. Some South Carolina County Records - Vol. 2. Rev. Silas Emmett
Lucas, Jr. Editor. South Carolina Baptists, 1670-1805 by Leah Townsend. Union County S. C. Deed Books
1716-1783 Colony of South Carolina records Spartanburg District South Carolina Deed Abstracts Books
U-W (1827-1839), compiled by Larry Vehorn. 1820 Federal Census Maury County Tennessee Spartanburg
County South Carolina Will Abstracts 1787-1840. Compiled by Brent H. Holcomb. Spartanburg County/District
South Carolina - Deed Abstracts by Albert Bruce Pruitt. DAR file numbers: 145999, 49859 Spartanburg County,
SC - Wills (copy on file) Spartanburg County, S. C. Cemetery Survey, Volume 2. Compiled by Pinckney Chapter
of SCGS. 1993. "Carolina Spartan," 1882 Obituaries
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NOTES:
The Will of Kinsey WEST provides the best recorded evidence of the children of Joseph and Mary OFFUTT WEST.
Kinsey WEST, son of Joseph and Mary OFFUTT WEST, wrote his Will on November 19, 1834 and died soon
thereafter. He died unmarried and left his estate to his brothers and sisters. Named in the estate records are: Elisha
WEST, Burgys P. WEST, R. Ferguson and wife Cassandra (WEST) and heirs, Nancy WEST, Stephen WEST,
Thomas WEST, John WEST, Walter WEST and heirs, George SAMMONS and heirs (whose wife was Elizabeth WEST),
and Anna NICHOLS and heirs. MWR 02/24/02
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