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Maj John Bell West

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Maj John Bell West

  • Birth 18 Jul 1770 West Virginia, USA
  • Death 18 Nov 1831 West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Rivesville, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 31010833

Son of James West and Mary Mourne. Husband of Catherine Morgan, daughter of David Morgan, the "Indian Fighter". Father of Zackquill Morgan, David, Senator Reverend James G., Reverend John B., Sarah S. (Musgrave), Mary M (Snider), Stephen M., and Bushrod Washington.

John was a soldier in the War of 1812, and served with the 6th Virginia Regiment in Norfolk, Va.

This burial site was very remote- we followed a road until it turned into a two-track. That was followed until we met a gate. We then walked about a mile through the woods until we found the graves.


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The stone has a backwards American Flag, as well as Major John Bell West, and death date.

Gravesite Details Grave located on the "Old Fisher Farm" which is owned by a mining company. It is very remote and we were very lucky to find it.

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  • Created by: Dena West
  • Added: 30 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31010833
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj John Bell West (18 Jul 1770–18 Nov 1831), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31010833, citing Fisher Farm Cemetery, Rivesville, Marion County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Dena West (contributor 47057753) .