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Rachel West

Female 1775 - 1840  (64 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Rachel West was born on 19 Jul 1775 in Loudoun County, Virginia (daughter of Thomas West and Rachel Oliphant); died on 7 Jul 1840; was buried in Fairview United Methodist Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee.

    Family/Spouse: David Beals. David (son of Isaac Beals and Hannah Jones) was born on 4 Jan 1771; died on 29 Nov 1870 in Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee; was buried in Fairview United Methodist Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Abram Beals was born on 28 Oct 1816; died on 6 Jul 1900; was buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon, Kansas.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas West was born in 1735 in New Jersey; died in Jan 1796 in Grainger County, Tennessee; was buried in Cherokee Community Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1740, London, England

    Thomas married Rachel Oliphant between 1762 and 1763. Rachel (daughter of Ephraim Oliphant and Sarah Stout) was born on 13 Sep 1745 in New Jersey; died in Apr 1814 in Tennessee; was buried in Cherokee Community Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Rachel Oliphant was born on 13 Sep 1745 in New Jersey (daughter of Ephraim Oliphant and Sarah Stout); died in Apr 1814 in Tennessee; was buried in Cherokee Community Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 1. Rachel West was born on 19 Jul 1775 in Loudoun County, Virginia; died on 7 Jul 1840; was buried in Fairview United Methodist Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Ephraim Oliphant was born in 1717 in Staten Island, Richmond, New York (son of Duncan Oliphant and Mary); died in 1794 in Loudoun County, Virginia.

    Ephraim married Sarah Stout. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Sarah Stout (daughter of Freegift Stout and Mary Higgins).
    Children:
    1. 3. Rachel Oliphant was born on 13 Sep 1745 in New Jersey; died in Apr 1814 in Tennessee; was buried in Cherokee Community Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Duncan Oliphant was born about 1682; died between 12 Feb 1732 and 7 Aug 1734 in Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey.

    Notes:

    Despite many fanciful theories of his supposed Scottish and/or gentry parents, in fact nothing is known of his origins.

    Duncan married Mary. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 13.  Mary

    Notes:

    Not Mary Garrison, as long assumed. Perry Streeter (citation details below) has argued that she may have been a sister of Hester, wife of Johannes Gerritsen of Staten Island and Amwell, New Jersey.

    Children:
    1. 6. Ephraim Oliphant was born in 1717 in Staten Island, Richmond, New York; died in 1794 in Loudoun County, Virginia.

  3. 14.  Freegift Stout was born in 1693 (son of David Stout and Rebecca Ashton); died between 10 Jul 1768 and 2 Aug 1769 in Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Clover Hill, Hunterdon, New Jersey

    Notes:

    Abstract of the will of Freegift Stout:

    1763, June 9. Stout, Freegift, of Amwell Twsp., Hunterdon Co., yeoman; will of. Wife, Mary, household goods, etc., and son, Isaac, to pay to her £lO yearly. In the lifetime of my son, Jodiah, I gave him a deed for his portion, which land is in Windsor Twsp., Middlesex Co., and I give to my granddaughter, Rebecca Stout, the eldest surviving daughter of said Jodiah, the sum of £40 shillings. Son, Freegift Stout, farm in Amwell Twsp., which I bought of James Oliphant; also 76 acres out of my homestead where I live, and also 8 acres of meadow. Son, James, land in Amwell, which he now has, and which I bought of Valentine End. Son, Joshua, tract of land in Hopewell Twsp., which I purchased of Joslah Furman. Son, Obadiah, the tract which I lately bought of Jonathan Stout, being in Rocks- bury Twsp., Morris Co., at a place called Schooleys Mountain. Son, Isaac, the plantation where I live, except the 84 acres laid off to my son Freegift, and 30 acres which I sold to Hannis Case. Names daughter, Mary Chamberlain, wife of Richard Chamberlain. Moveable estate to Sarah Oliphant, wife of Ephraim Oliphant, of Kingwood Twsp.; Rebecca Taylor, wife of Edward Taylor, and Rachel Rounsavell, wife of Richard Rounsavell, Jr., both of Amwell Twsp. (Mary Chamberlain having 20 acres of land). Executors — sons, Freegift and James. Witnesses — Joseph Higgins, John Stout, John Manners.

    1766, May 18. Codicil. By my last will I gave to my son, Obadiah, a tract of land which I bought of Jonathan Stout, in Rocksburg Twsp., Morris Co., but, instead of the land I give him £150. Granddaughter, Ann Stout, daughter of my son, Jodiah Stout, 40 shillings, when she is 18. The said land in Rocksbury to be sold, and the money given to my four daughters — Mary, wife of Richard Chamberlain; Sarah, wife of Ephraim Oliphant; Rebecca, wife of Edward Taylor, and Rachel, wife of Richard Rounsavell, Jr. Witnesses — Joseph Higgins, John Stout, John Manners.

    1768, July 10. Codicil. My daughter, Sarah, wife of Ephraim Oliphant, is deceased, so her legacy is to be divided between her surviving children, when they come of age. Witnesses — Peter Vandyck, Peter Vandyck, Jr., Benjamin Stout. Proved Aug. 2, 1769.

    1769, Aug. 2. Inventory, £208.19.8, made by Peter Vandicke and Joseph Moore.

    1772, Jan. 23. Account by Executors.

    Lib. 14, p. 64; Lib. 14, p. 68; Lib. 14, p. 420.

    Freegift married Mary Higgins. Mary (daughter of Jadiah Higgins and Mary Newbold) was born on 24 Jan 1700. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 15.  Mary Higgins was born on 24 Jan 1700 (daughter of Jadiah Higgins and Mary Newbold).
    Children:
    1. 7. Sarah Stout