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John Cecil West
Birth: Feb. 27, 1857
Salem Center
Steuben County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1935
Enid
Garfield County
Oklahoma, USA

My great-great Grandpa. Son of William Henry West & Lucianna Shipe. Uncle Lon said John Cecil West and his cousin, John Shipe "Went to Fort Wayne and went to school and went to teaching."

Married Sarah Jane Reynolds, 1879 in Ellsworth Co., KS.
They were the parents of ten:
Gertie Blanche (my great Grandma)
Nora Belle (m John Talbot Pittman)
Lorenzo Cecil (m Ida M. ?)
Irl J. (m1 Stella Miller, m2 Lillie Irene Lively)
William Andy (m Eva Mae McIntire)
Raleigh D.(aka Rolla) (m Effie R. Scott)
Mabel Viola (m Elliott Emmons Scott)
Arlie Lavern (m Josephine Marion Damon)
Thomas R. (no further information known)
Jason (born & died August 1904)

Grandpa West had made the run for the Cherokee Strip and he stayed in Oklahoma and worked at the carpenter trade. During the winter months he taught school. Their first living quarters on the homestead was a sod house. After Grandma died in 1922, he married Eva M. (maiden name unknown). I do not know what ever happened to her.

The Enid Events, Enid, Garfield Co., OK, February 21, 1935
Supplement, Lahoma
J.C. West, 78, pioneer farmer living near Meno died Wednesday in Enid after a short illness. West homesteaded in the Meno community at the Strip opening. He is survived by the widow, five sons and three daughters. The sons are L.A. and I.J. West of Meno, R.D. and William West of Portland, Ore.; and L.C. West of Gastle, Ore. Two daughters, Mrs. Nora Pitman and Mrs. Mabel Scott, reside at May, and the third, Mrs. Lillian Cottom, at Meno. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry West (1832 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Reynolds West (1857 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  Gertie Blanche West Pittman (1880 - 1913)*
  Nora Belle West Pittman (1881 - 1978)*
  William Andy West (1885 - 1951)*
  Irl J West (1887 - 1978)*
  Raleigh D West (1890 - 1970)*
  Mabel Viola West Scott (1891 - 1967)*
  Arlie Lavern West (1894 - 1956)*
  Jason West (1904 - 1904)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Cecil West (1857 - 1935)
  Robert M West (1871 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Meno
Major County
Oklahoma, USA
 
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Record added: May 30, 2002
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John Cecil West
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Happy Father's Day Grandpa!
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Jun. 19, 2016
Living, He loved me ♫ Dying, He saved me ♫ Buried, He carried my sins far away ♫ Rising, He justified freely forever ♫ One day He's coming ♫ Oh glorious day, oh glorious day!
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2016

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 Added: Feb. 27, 2016
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