William West

SOURCE: page 13, W. Stuart Harris "Heritage of Perry County", 1991.
"In the first permit for a minister of the Gospel in the county, "that William West be ordained to Preach the Gospel and Solemnize the Rites of Matrimony, he having presented Credentials for the same," on October 7, 1821.
fn23 Orphan's Court Minutes, July 1821-June,1832,p18. West claimed land just east of present-day Perryville on January 24, 1830. [end Harris quotes]

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