Book: 17th Century IOW by Boddie
The West family strongly opposed Governor Berkeley during Bacon's Rebellion because Henry West, father of the family, had been barbarously murdered by the Indians, and William West, his son, took up arms and headed a force which marched against Berkeley's troops but was captured as related in the chapter on Bacon's Rebellion.
William West escaped and evidently was afterwards pardoned. He married, first, Rebecca, daughter of Robert Braswell, the minister, but the wife mentioned in his will of 1708 was "Martha". He left daughters Rebecca West, Mary, wife of Wm. Green and sons Richard, Wm., and Robert.
Wm. Kendrick is mentioned only once in my IOW deed books on 18 Feb 1735 as a witness to a deed between Wm. Bowers and Edward Morgan.
Robert Jones of Surry Co deeded land to his son James in IOW in 1746.
The West mentioned in the Civil War for 61st VA Art. was Hillory, a drummer at age 47 in 1861.
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