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Descendants of John West

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN1 WEST was born 1818. He married LYDIA COLLINS 1848.

Child of JOHN WEST and LYDIA COLLINS is:

2. i. JOHN MASON2 WEST, b. September 15, 1854; d. January 28, 1895, Gonzales County, Texas.

Generation No. 2

2. JOHN MASON2 WEST (JOHN1) was born September 15, 1854, and died January 28, 1895 in Gonzales County, Texas. He married LOUISE MATILDA LEE September 11, 1877 in Cypress Creek, Harris County, Texas.

Children of JOHN WEST and LOUISE LEE are:

i. INFANT3 WEST, b. 1878.

ii. HIRAM LEE WEST, b. April 1879; d. July 28, 1967, Cuero, Texas; m. LEATHEA GRANBERRY.

3. iii. WILLIAM HENRY WEST, b. August 22, 1880, Cypress, Harris County, Texas; d. September 28, 1968, Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas.

iv. CHARLIE M. WEST, b. March 16, 1882; d. August 01, 1885.

v. FRANK E. WEST, b. January 01, 1884.

vi. JOHN HERBERT WEST, b. August 03, 1886; d. November 29, 1972, Smiley, Texas; m. IDA MAE BRICKER.

vii. IVA GRACE WEST, b. March 20, 1888; d. May 17, 1973, Smiley, Texas.

viii. DAISY DELLA WEST, b. March 27, 1889; d. October 04, 1968, Smiley, Texas; m. GEORGE ALLEN.

ix. DELBERT BURNETT WEST, b. September 03, 1891; d. August 06, 1962, Smiley, Texas; m. MARY LEIGH.

Generation No. 3

3. WILLIAM HENRY3 WEST (JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born August 22, 1880 in Cypress, Harris County, Texas, and died September 28, 1968 in Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas. He married DELYLAH FRANCES MOSES November 29, 1905.

Children of WILLIAM WEST and DELYLAH MOSES are:

4. i. MURIEL LOUISE4 WEST, b. December 02, 1907, DeWitt County, Texas.

5. ii. WILLIAM ORVILLE WEST, b. August 29, 1910, DeWitt County, Texas; d. May 16, 1968, Forth Worth, Texas.

6. iii. ROBERT LEE WEST, b. May 05, 1913, DeWitt County, Texas.

7. iv. WILBUR H. WEST, b. June 17, 1915, DeWitt County, Texas; d. December 26, 1979, Wink, Winkler County, Texas.

8. v. GEORGE SHELDON WEST, b. February 22, 1917, DeWitt County, Texas.

9. vi. ROSANELL JEAN WEST, b. June 25, 1918, DeWitt County, Texas; d. February 23, 1986, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

Generation No. 4

4. MURIEL LOUISE4 WEST (WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born December 02, 1907 in DeWitt County, Texas. She married WILLIAM JEFFERSON SHEDD March 29, 1929 in Gonzales County, Texas.

Child of MURIEL WEST and WILLIAM SHEDD is:

10. i. JUDY CAROLL5 SHEDD, b. December 29, 1946, Corpus Christi, Texas.

5. WILLIAM ORVILLE4 WEST (WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born August 29, 1910 in DeWitt County, Texas, and died May 16, 1968 in Forth Worth, Texas. He married (1) DOVIE ADELE LAMBERT 1932 in Gonzales County, Texas. He married (2) KATHYRAN MITCHEM 1935 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. He married (3) EVELYN JEANETTE HENNIGAN May 14, 1944 in Louisiana.

Child of WILLIAM WEST and DOVIE LAMBERT is:

11. i. GLORIA MELEESE5 WEST, b. May 11, 1933.

Child of WILLIAM WEST and KATHYRAN MITCHEM is:

12. ii. WILLIAM ORVILLE5 WEST, JR., b. February 10, 1936.

Child of WILLIAM WEST and EVELYN HENNIGAN is:

iii. LINDA ROSE5 WEST, b. June 09, 1958.

Notes for LINDA ROSE WEST:

Linda Rose moved to Florida after her mother's death to live with her Aunt Rose. We have lost contact with her since 1990.

6. ROBERT LEE4 WEST (WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born May 05, 1913 in DeWitt County, Texas. He married (1) BERNICE INEZ KING February 22, 1940 in Gonzales County, Texas. He married (2) BERNICE INEZ KING February 22, 1940.

Children of ROBERT WEST and BERNICE KING are:

i. BETH INEZ5 WEST, b. February 23, 1945; m. (1) DAN CARL ALVERSON, December 17, 1966, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; m. (2) SHANNON RAYMOND BEARLY, October 12, 1975, Austin, Travis County, Texas; m. (3) GILBERT CARLYLE, July 03, 1981, Dallas, Texas.

13. ii. ROBET LEE WEST, JR., b. July 17, 1946, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

7. WILBUR H.4 WEST (WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born June 17, 1915 in DeWitt County, Texas, and died December 26, 1979 in Wink, Winkler County, Texas. He married BARBARA BLANCHE FAIRLEY December 17, 1950 in Balboa, Canal Zone, Panama.

Children of WILBUR WEST and BARBARA FAIRLEY are:

14. i. KRISTINE LEE5 WEST, b. July 18, 1951, Balboa, Canal Zone, Panama.

15. ii. BRIAN NELSON WEST, b. August 08, 1952.

16. iii. JANICE PATRICIA WEST, b. December 25, 1953, Balboa, Canal Zone, Panama.

iv. KAREN FRANCES WEST, b. September 12, 1955, Cotulla, Texas; m. (1) CLIFFORD WAYNE COX, August 24, 1974, Wink, Winkler County, Texas; m. (2) WILLIAM ROBERT DOWNING, February 05, 1983, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

8. GEORGE SHELDON4 WEST (WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born February 22, 1917 in DeWitt County, Texas. He married (1) ROBBIE ELLEN SHIRLEY 1942 in California. He married (2) NETTIE WILCOXEN 1983. He married (3) HELEN FALKS DAVIS December 22, 1987 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Children of GEORGE WEST and ROBBIE SHIRLEY are:

17. i. DREW TRAVIS5 WEST, b. October 16, 1943.

ii. DWIGHT MASON WEST, b. November 26, 1955; m. (1) RHEA; m. (2) SUZANNE COTTEN, May 14, 1988, Denver, Colorado.

9. ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST (WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born June 25, 1918 in DeWitt County, Texas, and died February 23, 1986 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. She married (1) ERNEST ELTON MAY September 15, 1934. She married (2) EDWIN L. DUNLAP January 19, 1946 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

Notes for ROSANELL JEAN WEST:

She legallly changed her name to Rosa Nell from Rosanell Jean.

Children of ROSANELL WEST and ERNEST MAY are:

18. i. CHESLEY EARL5 MAY, b. October 21, 1935.

19. ii. ELTON LAMAR MAY, b. August 06, 1939.

20. iii. LILA JEAN MAY, b. November 07, 1940.

Generation No. 5

10. JUDY CAROLL5 SHEDD (MURIEL LOUISE4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born December 29, 1946 in Corpus Christi, Texas. She married (1) RABURN BERNEL BARBEEII June 29, 1968 in Taft, Texas. She married (2) RICHARD JELLISON June 03, 1976 in Taft, Texas. She married (3) MICHAEL H. LACKEY December 10, 1984 in Kerrville, Texas.

Child of JUDY SHEDD and RABURN BARBEE is:

i. MILES TRISTAN6 BARBEE, b. September 23, 1968, Laramie, Colorado.

Child of JUDY SHEDD and MICHAEL LACKEY is:

ii. LAUREN PAIGE6 LACKEY, b. July 29, 1987, Kerrville, Texas.

11. GLORIA MELEESE5 WEST (WILLIAM ORVILLE4, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born May 11, 1933. She married (1) LARRY E. TATE in Dallas, Texas. She married (2) JAMES D. LEONARD October 02, 1954 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. She married (3) DONALD G. ARTSDALEN January 10, 1998 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

Child of GLORIA WEST and LARRY TATE is:

i. VALARIE6 TATE, b. December 15, 1965.

Children of GLORIA WEST and JAMES LEONARD are:

ii. ELANA CLAIRE6 LEONARD, b. September 10, 1955.

iii. LAURIE ANN LEONARD, b. September 08, 1958.

12. WILLIAM ORVILLE5 WEST, JR. (WILLIAM ORVILLE4, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born February 10, 1936. He married CHERYL.

Children of WILLIAM WEST and CHERYL are:

21. i. VICKIE6 WEST, b. 1961.

ii. JESSE WEST, b. 1966.

iii. JODY WEST, b. 1970.

13. ROBET LEE5 WEST, JR. (ROBERT LEE4, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born July 17, 1946 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. He married (1) BEVERLY LYNN BRAUN June 17, 1967 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. He married (2) MARY KATHERINE TONNE February 07, 1970 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

Children of ROBET WEST and MARY TONNE are:

i. JASON LEE6 WEST, b. February 24, 1971, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

ii. MATTHEW WILLIAM WEST, b. August 29, 1978, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

14. KRISTINE LEE5 WEST (WILBUR H.4, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born July 18, 1951 in Balboa, Canal Zone, Panama. She married JAMES A. REID August 01, 1970 in Kermit, Texas.

Children of KRISTINE WEST and JAMES REID are:

i. LEIGH ANN6 REID, b. 1972.

ii. SUSAN LYNN REID, b. September 08, 1976.

15. BRIAN NELSON5 WEST (WILBUR H.4, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born August 08, 1952. He married BARBARA in Wink, Winkler County, Texas.

Children of BRIAN WEST and BARBARA are:

i. SCOTT BRIAN6 WEST, b. 1971, Monahans, Texas.

ii. JEANNA FRANCES WEST, b. August 17, 1978, Monahans, Texas.

16. JANICE PATRICIA5 WEST (WILBUR H.4, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born December 25, 1953 in Balboa, Canal Zone, Panama. She married DAVID MCCANN.

Child of JANICE WEST and DAVID MCCANN is:

i. JONATHAN DAVID6 MCCANN, b. 1972, Wink, Winkler County, Texas.

17. DREW TRAVIS5 WEST (GEORGE SHELDON4, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born October 16, 1943. He married (1) JUDY September 1964 in Austin, Travis County, Texas. He married (2) JEANINE August 10, 1983 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.

Children of DREW WEST and JUDY are:

i. COY HEATH6 WEST, b. December 06, 1966.

ii. DREW NATHAN WEST, b. November 06, 1968.

iii. COLIN SHELDON WEST, b. July 01, 1972.

18. CHESLEY EARL5 MAY (ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born October 21, 1935. He married MARLENE ETOY SLACK.

Children of CHESLEY MAY and MARLENE SLACK are:

22. i. DEBORAH KAYE6 MAY, b. January 06, 1956.

23. ii. DIANA FAYE MAY, b. January 06, 1956, Norfolk, Virginia.

24. iii. DENISE ELAINE MAY, b. March 19, 1958.

25. iv. CHESLEY EARL MAY, JR., b. September 10, 1959.

19. ELTON LAMAR5 MAY (ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born August 06, 1939. He married SHIRLEY ANN WALKER September 26, 1959 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

Children of ELTON MAY and SHIRLEY WALKER are:

i. LAURA LYNN6 MAY, b. September 18, 1960.

ii. TERRI LEA MAY, b. February 18, 1963.

20. LILA JEAN5 MAY (ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born November 07, 1940. She married JAMES J. ROBERTS January 03, 1956.

Children of LILA MAY and JAMES ROBERTS are:

i. LARRY JAMES6 ROBERTS, b. October 27, 1956.

ii. MICHAEL WAYNE ROBERTS, b. February 21, 1956; m. JEAN ELOISE WINGFIELD, February 14, 1988, Hawaii.

26. iii. KENNETH LEE ROBERTS, b. July 10, 1960.

iv. BRIAN KIETH ROBERTS, b. December 06, 1953.

Generation No. 6

21. VICKIE6 WEST (WILLIAM ORVILLE5, WILLIAM ORVILLE4, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born 1961. She married BRIAN WILLIAMSON.

Children of VICKIE WEST and BRIAN WILLIAMSON are:

i. AARON7 WILLIAMSON, b. 1981.

ii. KILAMAH WILLIAMSON, b. 1987.

22. DEBORAH KAYE6 MAY (CHESLEY EARL5, ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born January 06, 1956. She married JACKIE WAYNE STREY.

Children of DEBORAH MAY and JACKIE STREY are:

i. STEPHANIE SHIRLENE7 STREY, b. May 26, 1979.

ii. JACQUELYN MARLENE STREY, b. April 02, 1984.

23. DIANA FAYE6 MAY (CHESLEY EARL5, ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born January 06, 1956 in Norfolk, Virginia. She married GARY LYNN FLIPPO November 20, 1974 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

Children of DIANA MAY and GARY FLIPPO are:

i. RACHAEL ELAINE7 FLIPPO, b. January 23, 1976; m. JANSON ROBERT HOWELL, April 24, 1997, Morrisville, Pennsylvania.

More About JANSON ROBERT HOWELL:

Fact 1: 1982-1986, Military Service - US Army

Fact 2: 1982, Graduated Warren County Vocational School

ii. ROBERT CHESLEY FLIPPO, b. December 15, 1978, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

More About ROBERT CHESLEY FLIPPO:

Fact 1: 1997, graduated high school

Fact 2: August 1997, entered the USMC

24. DENISE ELAINE6 MAY (CHESLEY EARL5, ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born March 19, 1958. She married MATTEW WHITLEY.

Children of DENISE MAY and MATTEW WHITLEY are:

i. ALEXANDRA MAY7 WHITLEY, b. August 28, 1986.

ii. PRESTON MATTEW WHITLEY, b. September 10, 1990.

25. CHESLEY EARL6 MAY, JR. (CHESLEY EARL5, ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born September 10, 1959. He married (1) DENISE. He married (2) DONNA ANN WILLIAMS.

Children of CHESLEY MAY and DENISE are:

i. CHASE BRANDON7 MAY, b. December 29, 1988.

ii. PEYTON HARRISON MAY, b. May 21, 1993.

26. KENNETH LEE6 ROBERTS (LILA JEAN5 MAY, ROSANELL JEAN4 WEST, WILLIAM HENRY3, JOHN MASON2, JOHN1) was born July 10, 1960. He married ANITA BRYANT 1980.

Child of KENNETH ROBERTS and ANITA BRYANT is:

i. ANGELA7 ROBERTS.