Henry Jackson West was born May 4, 1822 North Carolina to Henry and Elizabeth West. He married Sarah Elmira Windham about 1843 Fayette Co., AL. Sarah was the daughter of Edward Windham and Luvinia Camp.
Henry Jackson West and Sarah Elmira Windham had several children before he died July 13, 1862 Richmond, VA (CSA). Children (by census) are Elizabeth b. 1844, Stephen b. 1848, America J. b. 1853, Calvin Roscoe b. 1854, Nathan Thompson b. 1855, and James H.R. b. 1859......all in Fayette Co., AL. In 1870 Sarah West is head of household in Tuscaloosa Co., AL.
Henry and Elizabeth West of Union Co., NC also had son Jesse West born May 7, 1807. Jesse married May 2, 1838 Frances Ann Gwynn (b. April 18, 1818) daughter of Morris Gwynn and Rhoda Williams. Jesse and Frances had son Benjamin Franklin West born July 30 1840 Fayette Co., AL.
Benjamin Franklin West married Clara Tyner on Oct 31 1865. Clara Tyner was daughter of Thomas Tyner and Sarah Cline. Benjamin West and Clara Tyner had son Otus Napolean West born August 20, 1887 Tuscaloosa Co., Al.
Otus West married Mada Rebecca Windham Dec. 15, 1912 Tuscaloosa Co., AL. Mada was daughter of James William Windham and Louisa Jane Neal.
Otus was great,great grandson of Henry and Elizabeth West and great nephew of Henry Jackson West and Sarah Elmira Windham.
Mada was great,great granddaughter of Edward Windham and Mary Polly Stone. Sarah Elmira Windham was her great aunt.
Would love to hear from descendants of these Windham-West families. A.Smith