Looking to trace various WEST families back to common ancestors. Am curious how many can be connected to Abner WEST who was born 14 Apr 1759 in Tisbury, MA, son of Stephen WEST, a New England Planter who settled in Cornwallis, Kings Co., NS. Abner WEST and family were living in Pictou County in the 1817 census. He m. 10 Nov 1784 in Cornwallis to Anne FARRELL and had ch:
Thomas b. 20 Sep 1785 in Cornwallis
Stephen b. 6 Apr 1788 in Cornwallis
Elizabeth 19 Jun 1790 in Cornwallis
Susanna b. abt 1795 (supposedly in Annapolis Co.), d. 1870 in River John
George b. 1805, d. 1876 m. Mary WEATHERBY of River John
Richard b. abt 1811
Also looking for info on Henry WEST and wife Nancy who were the parents of Israel WEST b. abt 1835 in River John.