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Ursula (Croshaw) West

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Ursula "Unity" West formerly Croshaw
Born in Williamsburg, James City County, VAmap
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Died in New Kent County, VAmap
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Biography

Ursula Croshaw (her name has been found also as Unity.)[1]

Birth ABT 1632 Williamsburg, James City County, VA
Also found Birth Place West Point, King William, Virginia
Marriage 1667
Husband: John West
Wife: Ursula Croshaw
Death 20 APR 1669 New Kent, New Kent, Virginia

[Unity Croshaw] is perhaps most notable as the reportedly shrewish wife of Colonel John West, son of Governor John West, who divorced him for adultery when he left her to live with Cockacoeske who was the queen of the Pamunkey Indians and a cousin of Pocahontas.(According to Wikipedia)

Unity Croshaw was born at Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, James City, Virginia. She was christened in 1636 at West Point, King William County, Virginia, and she married Colonel John West there in 1654.

Unity (Ursula) Croshaw was the daughter of Major Joseph Croshaw, and a granddaughter of Raleigh Croshaw, who came to Virginia in 1608 with the Second Supply.


Sources

  • Source: S99 Author: Carl Pentecost - e-mail: {pentecostfamilyweb@yahoo.com} Title: FOX, Henry - Decendants by Carl Pentecost Publication: Name: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com - first downloaded 22 Dec 2003; Repository: #R50
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Croshaw-34 created through the import of OURcarolyn-ancestors_2013-01-16.ged on Jan 16, 2013 by Lowell Gold.

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Memories: 1

On June 29, 2011 Ted Williams wrote:

Unity Croshaw (ca. 1636 – April 20, 1669, New Kent County, Virginia) was the daughter of Major Joseph Croshaw,

one of the main figures of the early Jamestown Settlement. She was the grandchild of Raleigh Croshaw, one of the founders of Jamestown. She was the daughter-in-law of Colonial Virginia Governor John West of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia (now part of the United States). But she is perhaps most notable as the reportedly shrewish wife of Colonel John West, son of Governor John West, who divorced him for adultery when he left her to live with Cockacoeske who was the queen of the Pamunkey Indians and a cousin of Pocahontas.

Biography

Unity Croshaw was born at Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, James City, Virginia. She was christened in 1636 at West Point, King William County, Virginia, and she married Colonel John West there in 1654. The couple had the following children:

   Captain Nathaniel West (b. 1655-1724), he was mentioned in records as a Captain in 1662, a Major in 1667, Lt. Colonel in 1673. 

He commanded the militia of the county. Nathaniel married his second cousin Martha Woodard. Their son-in-law, William Danridge, was Martha Washington's uncle.

   Unity (Susannah) West (b. 1657), married George Martin.
   Anne West (b.1660-1708), married Henry Fox.
   John West III (b. 1666), married Judith Armistead.
   Captain Thomas West (b. 1670-1714), married Agnes (?).

Unity died on April 20, 1669 in New Kent County Virginia.



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