Bill West's Blog – January 2010 Archive (3)

COUSIN QUEST THOUGHTS 2

This was the most challenging installment of Cousin Quest so far.

The person who transcribed the BMD records from "Grandmother

West's Bible" didn't have much information on Vienna's grandchildren

and great-grandchildren.For example, the entry on Winnifred Goodwin

includes the line:



"m C.Frank Thompson-4 sons.One still living on the old homestead.

Saw him about a year ago."



Luckily the Family Group sheet that my Aut Dot sent us years ago

had… Continue

Added by Bill West on January 13, 2010 at 2:21am — No Comments

COUSIN QUEST: THE FAMILY OF HIRAM FERDINAND WEST

This is the next in a series of posts on the descendants of

John Cutter West and Arvilla Ames West that I hope will

lead to contact with other West descendants.



Hiram Ferdinand West was the fourth son and sixth child

of John and Arvilla. I had less information to start with on

this branch of the family than the others so far but Ancestry

was very helpful with census records:





1. Hiram Ferdinand West (b.18 Nov 1838-Letter "b"… Continue

Added by Bill West on January 13, 2010 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

COUSIN QUEST: THE FAMILY OF VIENNA AMES WEST

This is the latest installment in a series of posts that I hope will

put me in touch with more descendants of John Cutter West and

his wife Arvilla (Ames) West.



Vienna Ames West was their fifth child and second daughter.

I don't have much information on this branch of the family and

had to fill in some blanks from information I found on Ancestry.com.

I'll post some thoughts about all this in my next post.



Descendants of Vienna Ames West

1.… Continue

Added by Bill West on January 5, 2010 at 2:53am — No Comments

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