Charles Winston WEST Jesse Simpson WEST Lavada Mae WEST Homer WEST Gentry WEST Opal WEST Janie BRANSTETTER Emma Harriet WEST Clarence A WEST Josie Lee WEST Margaret Ann NIKIRK Mini tree diagram

J C WEST1,2,3,4,6,5,6

22nd Aug 19131,2,3,4,5,6 - 8th Aug 19961,3

Life History

22nd Aug 1913

Born in Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6

25th May 1946

Married Janie BRANSTETTER in Arkansas County, Arkansas.6

8th Aug 1996

Died in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,3


  • 1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 14 February, PrairieTownship, District 15, page 9A, Hse/ Fam #176
    West, Charley Head M W 46 AR AR AR
    West, Margaret Wife F W 39 IN IN IN
    West, JC Son M W 6 TX AR IN

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 10 April, PrairieTownship, District 7, page 3A, Hse #48, Fam #49
    West, Charles W  Head M W 54 AR NC TN Farmer [b abt 1876]
    West, Maggie Wife F W 49 IN IN IN
    West, JC Son M W 16 TX AR AR Farm Laborer

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 12 April, Prairie,District 1-24, page 5B, Road to Game Reserve, Hse #67, Owns $200
    West, Charles W Head M W 66 Grade 6 b Ark same house in 1935 Farmer
    West, Margaret A Wife F W 54 Grade 6 b Indiana same house in 1935
    West, J C Son M W 27 Single Grade 8 b Ark same house in 1935 FarmLaborer

    An Arkansas County  marriage record appears to be for J C.  It appearshis wife's name has been mistrascribed.  I suspect the maiden name wasBranstetter.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    J C West
    Gender: Male
    Age 32, Birth Year abt 1914
    Residence: St Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name: Jamie Brasasletter
    Spouse's Gender: Female
    Spouse's Age: 19
    Spouse's Residence: DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage Date: 25 May 1946 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date: 25 May 1946

    Her name was confirmed in another index record, which had the correctname but no marriage date.  this also corrected her first name toJanie, instead of Jamie.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Janie Branstetter
    Gender: Female
    Spouse's Name: J C West
    Spouse's Gender: Male

    Social Security Death Index
    J. C. West
    Born 22 Aug 1913
    Died 8 Jul 1996
    Last Residence Saint Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas 72140
    SSN 431-48-9789 issued Arkansas (Before 1951)

    J C West Gravestone, Chute Cemetery, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    J C West
    Sgt  US Army Air Corps
    World War II
    Aug 22 1913  Aug 8 1996


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