1830 U.S. Census:
Guernsey, Ohio

 

Ephraim West

 

1 Male under 5 (?), 2 Males 20-29 (Eber West & ?), 1 Female under 5 (?), 1 Female 20-29 (Mary Bumgarner West)

 

NOTE: Since Eber and Lydia were not married until 1832, Eber may have had children from his first marriage.

 

 

 

1840 U.S. Census:
Guernsey, Ohio

 

Eber West

 

1 Male under 5 (James West), 1 Male 5-9 (John), 1 Male 10-14 (?), 1 Male 30-39 (Eber West), 1 Female under 5 (Melissa), 1 Female 5-9 (Mary), 2 Females 10-14 (?), 1 Female 30-39 (Lydia Bony West)

 

NOTE: 1840 US Census shows 1 Male and 2 Females age 10-14 (born between 1825-1830) with Eber & Lydia. Since Eber and Lydia were not married until 1832, these may be children from Eber's first marriage.

 

 

 

1850 U.S. Census:
Wills, Guernsey, Ohio

 

Eber West
47
Lydia West
36
Mary West
17
John West
14
James West
12
Melissa West
11
Sarah West
10
Simon West
8
Jacob West
6
Wallace West
3
Martha West
0

 

 

 

 

1860 U.S. Census
Bethel, Monroe, Ohio

 

Eber West
58
Lydia West
50
John West
25
James West
23
Melissa West
21
Sarah West
19
Simon West
16
Jacob West
14
Wallas West
12
Martha West
10
Ezra West
8

Note: Census taken June 28, 1860.

 

 

 

Ephraim Eber West

b. abt. 1803 (VA) - d. 1864 (Ohio)

 

 

A photocopy from original paper found in the Howell Bible owned by Martha Howell Thompson, Round Hill, VA, states:
"Jessie, Ephern, Walice are the sons of Tomas West Married Marget Howell sister of Jessie Howell"

 

 

 

1835 U.S. General Land Office Records:
Guernsey, Ohio


 

 

 

 

Children:

 

Children of Eber and Mary Bumgarner West

 

  • From 1830 & 1840 Census records, it appears that Eber may have had 1 son and 2 daughters with his first wife, Mary Bumgarner.  All three would have been born between 1825 – 1830.  I have found no further record of these children.

 

 

 

Children of Eber and Lydia Boney West

 

  • Mary West
    b. abt. 1833
    -
  • John West
    b. abt. 1836 - d. 1909 (WI)
    Married Catherine Walters (b. abt. 1844) in 1864 / Children: John J. West (b. 1865), Jacob C. West (b. 1866), Ezra M. West (b. 1867), William W. West (b. 1868), Hennanda West (b. 1870), Philip S. West ( b. 1870), Adam Winfield West (b. 1872), James Elmer West (b. 1874), Charles V West (b. 1876), Henry W West (b. 1879), Bessie S. West (b. 1882), Ralph Newton West (b. 1885), Clarence West (b. 1887).
    -
  • James West
    b. abt. 1837 (Morgan Co., OH)
    -
  • Melissa West
    b. abt. 1839
    -
  • Sarah West Hall
    b. Oct. 21, 1840 (OH) - d. March 9, 1919 (Washington Co., OH)
    Hopewell Cemetery / Lebanon (Monroe County)
    Married Unknown Hall
    Ohio Deaths: Sarah Hall died in Ludlow, Wash. Co., OH. / Father is listed as Eber West, Mother is listed as Lydia Bony.
    -
  • Simon West
    b. abt. 1842
    -
  • Jacob Howell West
    b. Jan. 1845 (Guernsey Co., OH) - d. Jan. 19, 1921 (Douglas Co., WI)
    Married Marry Stoddard (b. abt. 1856) in 1873 / Children: May E West (b. abt. 1874), Sarah V West (b. abt. 1877), Jesse Howell West (b. abt. 1879), Nora B West (b. abt. 1882), Mary Katherine West (b. abt. 1884), Ezra Mason West (b. abt. 1891). / 1880 US Census: Grant, Jackson WV: Jacob West, age 34, Mary age 23, Emma M age 6, Sarah V. age 3, Jessie age 8 months.
    -
  • Wallace West
    b. 1848 (OH) - d. 1872 (Monroe Co., OH)
    -
  • Martha West
    b. 1850 (OH) - d. ?
    -
  • Ezra West
    b. June 4, 1852 (OH) - d. Jan 14, 1931 (Washington Co., OH)
    Married Melissa White (b. 1854) in 1873 / Children: Oliver O. West (b. 1874), Charles R. West (b. 1875), Lillie F. West-Enochs (b. 1879), Forest A West (b. 1880), Joseph B. West (b. 1882), James C. West (b. 1886), Ezra H. West Jr. (b. 1886), Amiel West (b. 1888), Elizabeth Lydia "Liddie" West Duff (b. 1890), Mary J. West (b. 1892), Anna B. West (b. & d. 1896), Dewey & Dora West (both b. & d. 1898) / Ohio Deaths: Ezra West died in Ludlow, Wash. Co., OH / Father is listed as Eber West, Mother is listed as Lydia Bonnie / Ezra was widowed.

 

 

Spouse1:

Mary Bumgarner West

Ohio, County Marriages,1800-1958: Eber West Married Mary Bumgarner Dec. 30, 1827 in Guernsey Co., OH.

 

 

Spouse2:

Lydia Bony West

Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994: Married 1832 in Guernsey Co., OH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Father:

Thomas West

 

 

Mother:

Margret Howell West