We are announcing a new Genealogy Group and you are welcome to join the discussion site for the “Descendants of Samuel WEST ~ Kentucky to Indiana”. We will be discussing and sharing genealogical information, data and photographs pertaining to the descendants of this WEST family. We’ll also include other WEST family associated surnames as they relate to this family.
Some related surnames found in this Samuel WEST family are: BABER, BALDWIN, CARR, CLARK, CLEMONS, CLINGLER, CLINE, COUCH, DARNELL, DIXON, DULIN, EMMONS, EVANS, HERRIN, JOLLY, MARTIN, PARKS, POWELL, RANDLES, REYNOLDS, ROBERTSON, SHELBURNE, SHOEMAKER, STARK, STATON, SWEARINGER, THOMPSON, TIPTON, WHEELER, WHITE and WOODS.
We’ll be tracing this family and its origins centering on Samuel WEST, born circa 1773 in Virginia. Do we know who Samuel’s father *actually* was? Has it truly been proven?
In 1796 Samuel WEST wed Lydia WHITE in Clark County, Kentucky. The family has been found in Clark, Madison and Estill County, Kentucky. Samuel and Lydia had a large family and ca. 1832-35 they left Kentucky with some of their offspring and settled in Montgomery County, Indiana. Some children remained in the Estill County, Kentucky area. Some went to Boone, Hendricks, and Putnam County, Indiana, and some later migrated to Iowa, Texas, California and Missouri, among other places. As years went by descendants of this WEST family are now found all over the globe!
Please join us as we work together to unravel the mysteries, relate family legends, stories, and share our knowledge, data and photographs while meeting new WEST family cousins!
~ PLEASE NOTE ~ This group is semi-moderated and membership is intended for descendants and researchers of this line of the WEST family and related surnames. The ability to read and post to this group is limited to members only, to allow for a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere conducive to the sharing of information.