Nov. 2, 1872 Wayne Township Clinton County Ohio, USA
Husband of Sarah Olive (Grice) West (1815-1862). Joseph's second wife was Eliza Jane (Luckey) West (1824-1868) who was the widow of his nephew, Albert West, who died during the Civil War. Joseph was the son of Robert West and Henrietta (Fairfax) West. He was the father of ten children with Sarah. He married Eliza Jane (Luckey) West on October 30, 1864. He was the father of one daughter with Eliza Jane.