Gov. Francis West

Gov. Francis West

Male 1586 - 1634  (47 years)    Has more than 250 ancestors and one descendant in this family tree.

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  • Name Francis West  [1, 2, 3
    Prefix Gov. 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 25 Oct 1586  Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1634  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I108854  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2018 

    Father Baron Thomas Leighton West, VIII,   b. 1555, Wherwell, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1602  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Anne Knollys,   b. Abt 1553,   d. Aft 30 Aug 1608, St. Catherine, Coleman, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1571  Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 11 siblings 
    Family ID F21093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Francis West, II
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F43856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Temperance Flowerdew,   b. Abt 1576, Norfolk Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1628, Jamestown, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1628  [1, 2
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F43857  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Jane Davye,   d. Aft 1634 
    Married Aft Dec 1628  [1, 2
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F43858  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    LW Gov Francis West
    LW Gov Francis West

  • Notes 
    • - 1627 - Governor of Virginia Colony from 16 Nov 1627 through 1629.

      - Emigrated abt 1608. Elected to the Council 1609.

      - Involved with the London Company which founded Jamestown, VA.

  • Sources 
    1. [S191] Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1996), 1st ed, pp 141-145 "Humphrey" (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S48] Visitation of Gloucestershire, (Harleian Society, Visitation Series [H. S.] ,).

    3. [S11] Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, (4th ed, Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore , , Repository: J.H. Garner), line 4 p 4 (Reliability: 0).


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