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Francis West (1586 - 1634)

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Francis (Governor Francis) West
Born in Salisbury, Weltshire, Englandmap
Husband of — married about (to before ) in Salisbury, Wiltshire, Englandmap
Husband of — married (to ) in Jamestowne Colony, Virginiamap
Husband of — married in Virginia, USAmap
Father of
Died [location unknown]
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This profile is being maintained by the Magna Carta Project. Francis West is a descendant of Magna Carta surety baron William de Mowbray through his father Thomas West.

Contents

Biography

Birth

Birth: 28 OCT 1586, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England[1]

Death

Death: Gov. Francis West, died in Virginia, leaving a will dated 17 Dec 1629 and proved 28 Apr 134.[2]

Residence

Francis emigrated to Virginia, and was elected to the Council in 1609. [3]
Residence: 1624, James City County, Virginia, USA[4]

Governor

Francis West was appointed Governor of Virginia 14 November 1627. [5]
Deputy Governor of Virginia BET 1627 - 1629[6]
Mission: Capt. John Smith vs Capt. Frances West (Jamestown president-in-waiting) Fort West[7]
Note: Governor of Virginia, 1627-1629, according to the article, "Lord Delaware: Governor Who Named Hampton."

Marriage

He married first, before 6 Feb 1625, Margaret (Unknown), widow of Edward Blayney. They had one son, Francis, and one daughter, Elizabeth. [8]
Francis married second, at James City, Virginia, Lady Temperance Flowerdew, widow of George Yeardlay, Knight and Governor of Virginia, on 31 MAR 1628. [6] She died in December of 1628. Administration on her estate was granted in England on 14 February 1628/9. [9]
Francis West married third, Jane Davye, daughter of Henry Davye, Knight. [10]
"Francis was a legatee in the 1633 will of his mother, Anne West, Lady de la Warr." [11]
His will was proven, 28 April 1634, Eastern Shores, Virginia. [7] [12]
"Francis West, Esq., died in Virginia, leaving a will dated 17 December 1629," [13] (although family trees exist showing his death about 1634 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts). [6] [7]

Sources

  1. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  2. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  3. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  4. Source: #S34 Record for Francis West
  5. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2
  8. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  9. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  10. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  11. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  12. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
  13. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families
See also:
  • Richardson, Royal Ancestry (2013) Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), volume V, page 356, Francis West.
  • Richardson, Douglas. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families. Edited by Kimball G. Everingham. 2nd ed. Vol. 4. CreateSpace, 2011. Page 325.
  • Cokayne, George E. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant. New ed. Vol. 4. London: St. Catherine Press, 1910. 160.
  • Wikipedia: Francis West

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