West, Dorothy. Married Lawrence Suddeth, April 17, 1745
West, Edward. Married Elizabeth Mills, October 6, 1752
West, William Mills. Son of Edward and Elizabeth, born March 29, 1755
John West his mark & seal
At a Court for Stafford County Feby the 12th 1745 – The within last Will and Testament of John West decd was presented into Court by Dorothy West the Exr. therein named who made Oath thereto according to Law and being proved by the Oaths of the witnesses and thereto subscribed is admitted to record and on motion of the sd. Exr. and she having complied with what is usual in such Cases Cert. is granted her for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form.
Stafford County, Virginia; Will Book M, p. 425, April 10, 1745 Court. [Note: " . . . " means illegible.]
An Inventory of the Estate which belonged to John West late of Stafford County ordered at the time of his Death, as followoth, viz. One Featherbed and furniture. 2 old beds and their furniture. A Gun and box. Iron and heaters . . . 12 plates pewter . . . 3 Iron potts and potthook, a kettle and a skellott. a pair of . . . & crossed legged table . . . of coopers tools, carpenters tools and . . . 5 flagg chairs. a lott of . . . furniture and two . saddles and outside saddle. A Wine Pipe. 2 hogsheds or water casks & small casks & 2 Bibles & 2 Testaments. 2 Testaments & 2 psalters & one old small Bible and Spire Morter 7 Pestle, a looking glass, vinegar cruet, a pair of stillards. a white servant Edward two years to serve, a negro woman and negro child about 2 years old. & . . . wearing apparrell. 3 cross hogsheds of Tobo. about 850 Tobo. each. 17 barrells Corn, 10 bushels wheat. 2 old horses. 2 young do & 2 young mares. 10 head of sheep. 25 head of cattle. 32 head of hoggs. 10 gees. 300 gallons of cyder. 2 narrow axes. 2 old grubing hoes. 2 old weeding hoes. 2 ploughs old 2 narrow hoes one frying pan a quart tankard 2 house Iron & 2 Potts 2 ton gallon & Do 2 iron candle stands. Hive of bees three sickels & lanthorn. Tin . . . and one pewter funnel pair sheep shares. 3 doz bottle. 1 doz. pewter spoons. 6 . . . of leather a parsel of piggins. Pails Tubs baskets and other old . . .
10 April 1745, Dorothy West (Seal)
At a court held for Stafford County, April the 10th 1745. This inventory of the Estate of John West dec'd being . . . is admitted to record.
Test. H. Tyler Clk. Ct.