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Re: Thomas West/ Virginia/ Ohio
In Response To: Re: Thomas West/ Virginia/ Ohio ()
I am looking for WEST family, originating in VA. Mother, Dilcie WEST, a free black woman, 16 children. She sold pastries and cakes in order to raise her family. Known children: Maria WEST who later married Robert CAMPBELL, a barber and entrepreneur in VA. Augustus WEST, who moved to Ohio in 1837. He ran an underground railroad station from his home just outside Washington Ct. House , OH Both are listed in the STaunton, VA. Free Persons of Color. They registered at least twice on this register. I am looking for other siblings out of Fredericksburg area VA.