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Solomon West

Male 1899 - 1960


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  • Born  Apr 1899  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  19 Sep 1960  Dover, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried  23 Sep 1960  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I3147  Main
    Last Modified  8 Jun 2008 

    Father  George C. West,   b. Sept 1853, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1937, Dover, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Caroline Koonce,   b. Jan 1851, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1928, Dover, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Mar 1891  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F981  Group Sheet

    Family  Alma,   b. abt. 1899, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  8 Jun 2008 
    Family ID  F986  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1900 NC Census: George & Caroline West
    1900 NC Census: George & Caroline West
    Enumeration Date: 23 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 45
    Sheet: 21A
    Location: Dover, Craven County, North Carolina

    #392
    1. George - Head, age 46, born Sep 1853, married 5 years, fireman
    2. Carrie - wife, age 49, born Jan 1851, mother of 9 children, 7 still alive
    3. Jacob - son, age 17, born Apr 1883
    4. Oliver - son, age 9, born Sep 1890
    5. Derrie - son, age 6, born Jun 1893
    6. Agnes - daughter, age 4, born Apr 1894
    7. Levina - daughter, age 2, born Dec 1897
    8. Solomon - son, age 1, born Dec 1899
    9. baby - son, age 1 month, born Apr 1900

    Note: the fact that Caroline reports having 9 kids, but 7 alive and only four of those in this house are hers, fits with her having Barfield & Richard and possibly another child.

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    1910 NC Census: George & Caroline West
    1910 NC Census: George & Caroline West
    Enumeration Date: 21 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 15
    Sheet: 9B
    Location: Dover, Craven County, North Carolina

    #158
    1. George - head, age 51, married 19 years, farmer
    2. Caroline - wife, age 50, mother of 5 kids - 4 still living
    3. Agnes - daughter, age 16
    4. Levinia - daughter, age 15
    5. Solomon - son, age 14
    6. Jannie - daughter, age 8

    Note: Caroline reported as having a child no longer alive would fit with the baby enumerated in 1900 that is missing from this. Still does not account for Barfield & Richard.

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    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    1920 NC Census: Solomon & Alma West
    1920 NC Census: Solomon & Alma West
    Enumeration Date: 17 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 15
    Sheet: 10B
    Location: Dover, Craven County, North Carolina

    #188
    1. Solomon - head, age 23, laborer at lumber company
    2. Alma - wife, age 21

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    NC Death Certificate: Solomon West
    NC Death Certificate: Solomon West
    Father: George West
    Mother: Caroline Koonce
    Informant: Mrs. Marie Whitfield of Brooklyn, NY

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.
      has incorrect birth date of 15 Feb 1906.

    2. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.

    3. [S182] North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, (Ancestry.com).

    4. [S31] Craven County Register of Deeds. Records Database. http://deeds.cravencounty.com.