WEST Family DNA Project
William B. West 1735 VA
Each male with the surname WEST in this chart has a Y chromosome that is a copy of the Y chromosome of William B. WEST born 1735. This passing of genetic code from father to son is the key to using Y-DNA for genealogy research. Any living male with the surname WEST, who is descended from one of the WESTs in this chart, will have Y-DNA that matches W261.
1. William B. WEST, b 1735 Fairfax Co VA, d 1815 Natchez, Adams, MS+ Keziah ---, b Abt 1739 VA, d 1815 Natchez, Adams, MS2. Littleberry WEST, b Abt 1763 Halifax Co VA, d Aft 1840 Rapides, LA+ Tabitha A SOUTH, b 1767 Natchez, Natchitoches LA, d 1825 St Tammany, LA3. Berry Bayne WEST, b 1792 Natchez, Adams MS, d 1860–70 Jasper Co TX+ Sarah HOLDEN, b 1800 MS, d 1860–70 Newton, TX4. James Marion WEST, b 1839 Newton, TX, d 1911 Harris Co TX+ Mary Ellen COLLINS, b 1842 Dale AL, d 1886 Harris Co TX5. James William WEST, b 1873 Harris Co TX, d 1960 Harris Co TX+ Letitia WILLIAMS, b 1877 Harris Co TX, d 1952 Harris Co TX6. James Harvey WEST, b 1895 Harris Co TX, d 1963 Harris Co TX+ Alma MARTYN, b 1894 Harris Co TX, d 1976 Harris Co TX