Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

George West

Male Abt 1733 - 1786  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name George West 
    Born Abt 1733  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Apr 1786  Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I037910  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 

    Father Hugh West,   b. 18 Mar 1704/05, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1754, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Sybil Harrison,   b. 3 Feb 1704/05, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1787, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1725  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Fowke Dade,   b. 13 Dec 1737, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1770, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1753  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F10860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Penelope Payne,   b. 7 Dec 1757, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1785, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1782  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F21719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George West April 13, 1786- April 18, 1786 Estate of Late Wife
      Penelope Payne West to revert to her family. Brothers John and Hugh. Neices
      Catherine and Sarah West, daughters of brother John West. Nephew George Wm.
      West share in estate. Exrs. Charles Litttle, Rev. Wm. West, Witness P. French,
      Mary LIttle, Wm. Herbert. Will Book D 1776-1783
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      John West Jr. April 26, 1775-Feb 18, 1771 (surely must meant 1776) In
      it is says he is the son of HUGH WEST. Legatees sons: John West, Hugh West, Thomas West. (Thomas was the eldest). brother George West, daughters Catherine, Frances, and Sarah West. Exrs. brothers George West, Rev. Wm. West and son Thomas West. Witness Sarah Lewis, S. West and Wm. Triplett, Will Book D. 1776-1783.
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      Fairfax Co. Va Wills Liber C-D; pp 7-8
      Will of HUGH WEST. I HUGH WEST of county of Fairfax .. Attorney at Law .. do on this 30th day of March 1767 .. desire my body be decently interred at the direction of my beloved wife, ELIZABETH WEST, & my Brothers, JOHN WEST, GEORGE WEST & WILLIAM WEST, whom I appoint Executors .. I desire that all my just debts be paid And in order to Enable my Executors to do so I hereby order that they .. do sell & dispose of my whole Estate (my dwelling Plantation & adjacent lands excepted) .. Whereas I have agreed with Mr. BRYAN FAIRFAX for certain lands adjoining my dwelling plantation & have already paid him in part the sum of Ninety Eight pounds current money, it is my will my Exec tors, after discharging my debts, pay Mr. Fairfax the money that shall remain in their hands & take his deed in the name of my children .. but if my Executors shall think it more to the advantage of my children to have no more land from Mr. Fairfax than I have already paid for, my desire is that they then apply the Overplus as my Executors shall think proper. As to the land whereon I live & which is before excepted from the Sale of my other lands, I desire it may be equally divided in Quantity & Quality, if my wife should now be with child & have a son,
      I desire my son have his choice of one moiety .. the other moiety to be equally divided among my three daughters, SYBIL, JEMIMA & SARAH, but if my wife should bear a girl, then my desire is that the whole tract of land be equally divided among my four daughters as coheirs .. My will that my Executors shall not find it necessary to sell my lands already mentioned to be sold, that then the said land be equally divided among all my children born or unborn. My will that my right to the Lotts in the Town of Alexandria be sold by my Executors when they shall think it fit together with the Reversion. Whereas I am entitled to a proportion of my Father's personal estate after the decease of my Mother, my will that my beloved wife have her dower in the said part on my Mother's decease, that the remainder descend to my children. My will my wife have the sold Guardianship of my children during the term of her widowhood but if she should intermarry again, then it is my will
      that my Brothers, JOHN, GEORGE & WILLIAM, do take upon them the guardianship;.
      Presence: Sarah Manley, H. West
      S. West, Wm. Rumney, Jam. Colquhorn,
      Wm. Triplett.
      At a court held .. 18th June 1767 .. will presented by ELIZABETH WEST, JOHN WEST & GEORGE WEST .. proved by oath of SYBIL WEST & WILLIAM RUMNEY .. and at a court held xxth July in the year aforesaid WILLIAM WEST, Clerk, made oath hereto & was further proved by oath of WM. TRIPLETT & ordered to be recorded.

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      1757-1800 Loudoun Co VA Wills {J. Estelle Stewart King}
      TYLER, Ann
      10 April 1769. 13 June 1769.
      Ann Tyler, widow.
      Daughters: Susannah, Ann Tyler.
      Sons: John, Charles, Benjamin, William and Spence Tyler.
      Exrs: George West, John Peake, William Smith.
      Wit: William Whitely, John Taylor, William Moore. (p. 215)

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