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Richard West

Richard West

Male 1790 - Bef 1851  (61 years)

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  • Name Richard West  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • A couple of the public trees on ancestry.com indicate that his middle name was "Henderson"; however, I do not have a source for this.
    Born 1790  Natchez, Spanish County, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Census 7 Aug 1820  Ouachita County, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Indexed as Richard West:
    3 white males under 10 (Jefferson; Willis; and James)
    1 white male 26-44 (Richard)
    2 white females under 10 (Priscilla and Melissa)
    1 white female 26-44 (Charity)
    1 person engaged in agriculture
    7 total people in the household 
    Census 1830  Ouachita County, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Indexed as Richard "Wests."
    1 male under 5 (?)
    1 male 5-9 (Alfred)
    2 males 15-19 (Willis and Jefferson)
    1 male 30-39 (Richard)
    1 female under 5 (Mary Ann)
    2 females 10-14 (Melissa and ?)
    1 female 15-19 (Priscilla)
    1 female 40-49 (Charity)
    This family owns slaves:
    Males under 10: 1
    Females under 10: 1
    Females 10-23: 1
    Total white persons: 10
    Total slaves: 3
    Total household: 13 
    Tax Roll 1835  Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Indexed as Richard West; State of Texas; Bevil Precinct; Township: John R. Bevil Settlement 
    Tax Roll 1836  Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Richard West; Texas; County: Texas Territory; Township: Bevil District 
    Tax Roll 1838  Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Richard West; Texas; County: Bevil Precinct; Township: John R. Bevil Settlement 
    Died Before 1851  Natchitoches or Calcaseiu Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Before 1851  Calcaseiu, Beauregard Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Notes 
    • Notes of Mrs. Carl Miller: Richard West came to Texas in the 1830s with his sons - Jefferson and James. Newton County, Texas was formed when Jasper County was divided in 1846. Jasper County was created in 1836. The area was sometimes listed as the "District of Bevil."
    Person ID P3049  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, West Family Branch
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2015 

    Father Littleberry West,   b. 1763, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1840, Rapides Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Tabitha A South,   b. 1767, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Washington Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Family ID F667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charity Dickerson,   b. 1790, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1835, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1809  Amite County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of marriage is from Mississippi Marriages database and the U.S. and International Marriage Records [9, 10]
    Children 
    +1. Priscilla West,   b. 1810, Amite County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Calcasieu, Calcasieu County, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  []
    +2. Jefferson West,   b. 15 Nov 1812, Amitye County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1897, Newton, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  []
    +3. Willis D. West,   b. 1812-1816, Tennessee or Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1865, Gonzales County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +4. Melissa West,   b. 1817, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  []
    +5. James West,   b. 16 Jan 1817, Monroe, Ousahta Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1885, Newton, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  []
     6. Alfred West,   b. 1822, Quachita, , Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Jasper, Jasper, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  []
     7. Mary Ann West,   b. 1827, Quachita, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2015 21:56:59 
    Family ID F665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Nov 1809 - Amite County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Richard West: 3 white males under 10 (Jefferson; Willis; and James) 1 white male 26-44 (Richard) 2 white females under 10 (Priscilla and Melissa) 1 white female 26-44 (Charity) 1 person engaged in agriculture 7 total people in the household - 7 Aug 1820 - Ouachita County, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Richard "Wests." 1 male under 5 (?) 1 male 5-9 (Alfred) 2 males 15-19 (Willis and Jefferson) 1 male 30-39 (Richard) 1 female under 5 (Mary Ann) 2 females 10-14 (Melissa and ?) 1 female 15-19 (Priscilla) 1 female 40-49 (Charity) This family owns slaves: Males under 10: 1 Females under 10: 1 Females 10-23: 1 Total white persons: 10 Total slaves: 3 Total household: 13 - 1830 - Ouachita County, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax Roll - Indexed as Richard West; State of Texas; Bevil Precinct; Township: John R. Bevil Settlement - 1835 - Jasper County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax Roll - Indexed as Richard West; Texas; County: Texas Territory; Township: Bevil District - 1836 - Jasper County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax Roll - Indexed as Richard West; Texas; County: Bevil Precinct; Township: John R. Bevil Settlement - 1838 - Jasper County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Before 1851 - Natchitoches or Calcaseiu Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2720518517] 1840 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1840. M704, 58), Year: 1840; Census Place: , Calcasieu, Louisiana; Roll: 127; Page: 74.
      Name: Richard WestResidence Date: 1 June 1840Residence Place: Calcasieu, Louisiana, USA
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1840usfedcenancestry&h=1304673&ti=0&indiv=try

    2. [S2941993421] Texas Census, 1820-90, Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp., (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.Or).
      Name: Richard WestResidence Date: Residence Place: Texas Territory, TX
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=txcen&h=31764292&ti=0&indiv=try

    3. [S2941993421] Texas Census, 1820-90, Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp., (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.Or).
      Name: Richard WestResidence Date: Residence Place: Bevil Precinct, TX
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=txcen&h=30713848&ti=0&indiv=try

    4. [S2941993421] Texas Census, 1820-90, Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp., (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.Or).
      Name: Richard WestResidence Date: Residence Place: Bevil Precinct, TX
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=txcen&h=30713845&ti=0&indiv=try

    5. [S2627697652] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was deriv), Source number: 762.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: MZS.
      Name: Richard WestBirth Date: 1790Birth Place: MS
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=worldmarr_ga&h=1305801&ti=0&indiv=try

    6. [S2884009262] 1820 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourth Census of the United States, 1820. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1820. M33, 14), 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Ouachita, Louisiana; Page: 108; NARA Roll: M33_31; Image: 107.

    7. [S2720510913] 1830 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1830. M19, 201), 1830; Census Place: Ouachita, Louisiana; Series: M19; Roll: 44; Page: 183; Family History Library Film: 0009687.

    8. [S4273286840] Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910, 1835, 1836 and 1838.
      Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp. Texas Census, 1850-1890. Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.

    9. [S32] Mississippi Marriages to 1825.
      Richard West married Charity "Dickeson" on 13 Nov 1809 in Amite County, Mississippi

    10. [S2627697652] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was deriv), Source number: 762.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: MZS.