West, Kirkland & Allied Families

Southern Genealogy at it's Best

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marriage records

ancestral places

  • Newsom's Mill, Williamson County, Tennessee. Photos courtesy of Rudy Nothdurft Jr. My Newsom ancestors moved from Virginia to Tennessee by about 1799.
  • John Chilcoat, * (1758-1851) Memorial Marker, Florence, Missouri. Photos taken at NSDAR and S.A.R. grave marking service in 2002.
  • Gieger Cemetery, Covington County, Mississippi (includes directions and photographs). Information and photos courtesy of Gerry A. Gieger.

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family records

These files are available to download on the family records page. [Go here to download Adobe® Acrobat Reader®.]

Old family photos are included in all of these files.

bible records

probate records & obituaries

ancestor sketches

  • Nancy Kirkland Blevans, 1790 SC - 1873 MO; wife of Stephen Ausborn Blevans
  • John Chilcoat*, 1758 MD - 1851 MO; farmer who lived in MD, PA, NC, TN, and MO
  • James Gheen*, d 1796, Rowan Co., North Carolina; furniture maker (rev. 10/05)
  • D.A. "Doc" Gilbert, 1821-1902, Lincoln Co., TN; farmer
  • John Kirkland, b ca 1750/60, farmer; material includes "proofs" for his linkage to his children. Family from Kirkcudbridge, Scotland.
  • Balaam Newsom, 1766 VA - 1840 TN; farmer. Important correction to his descent from the Newsom's of Surry Co., Virginia, is included. (See also his will.)
  • William Sorrells, 1810 GA - 1857 TN; One of my brick walls.

* Revolutionary War Soldier