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West, Benjamin Franklin

Male 1810 - 1874  (64 years)


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  • Name West, Benjamin Franklin 
    Born 16 Apr 1810  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Oct 1874  Croswell, Sanilac, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried Lakeview Cemetery, Sanilac, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I7086  James Learned Christiansen's Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2012 

    Father West, Thomas Jr.,   b. 11 Jul 1774, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1865, Paynesville, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Davis, Mary,   b. 24 May 1778, Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1858, Paynesville, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1798  Montpelier, Orange, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F2172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Howard, Mary,   b. 10 Mar 1813, Holland Landing, East Gwillimbury, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1853, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1834  Bradford, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. West, Stephen Howard,   b. 13 Nov 1834, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1882, Lexington, Sanilac, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. West, Olive Horton,   b. 13 May 1836, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1876, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     3. West, Alfred Allen,   b. 8 Jun 1838, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1899, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. West, Mary Elizabeth,   b. 21 Feb 1841, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1860, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     5. West, Derrick,   b. 9 Jun 1842, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1842, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. West, Thomas Wakefield,   b. 21 Oct 1843, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1890, Lexington, Sanilac, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     7. West, Esther,   b. 5 Oct 1845, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1845, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. West, Dr. David Abijah,   b. 16 Jan 1847, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1900, Worth, Sanilac, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     9. West, Tamma Amelia,   b. 19 Aug 1850, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1850, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F2168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Barker, Sarah B.,   b. Saratoga, Saratoga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1857, , Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Dec 1855  Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. West, William Benjamin,   b. 7 Aug 1857, Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1857  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F2171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Benjamin Franklin West.jpg
    Benjamin Franklin West.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S188] Death Records, LDS 0349167 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S131] 1861 Canadian Census (Reliability: 3).
      Canada, Ontario, Simcoe, LDS 0349167

    3. [S65] Letter (Reliability: 3), 16 Jul 1838.
      Letter: West,Thomas; to Derrick West

    4. [S2] Samuel Davis of Oxford, Mass. and Joseph Davis, of Dudley, Mass., and their Descendants, Davis, George L., (Davis, George L, 1884).

    5. [S13] Portrait and Biographical Album of Sanilac County, Michigan. LDS 1000247, (Chapman Brothers, Chicago, 1884).

    6. [S85] Cemetery Records, Find A Grave Memorial# 51715743 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S176] Marriage Records (Reliability: 3), 1903.
      Vermont Marriages, Volume I. Montpelier, Burlington, Berlin

    8. [S144] History of the Town of Montpelier, 1781 to the year 1860, Thompson, D. P., (E. P. Walton, Montpelier, Vermont, 1860), Pg 47 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S176] Marriage Records, LDS 1030051-52 (Reliability: 3).
      Marriages, Home District, Canada. LDS Film


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