May I toss a monkey wrench into this discussion? I strongly feel Nathaniel Spence West is at least a near relative to my Joshau West, b. abt. 1725 either in Currituck Co, NC or Princess Anne Co.m VA. Joshua had a son named William Spence West (a connection?).
Joshua married a girl name Sarah/Sally and had 12 children that I have record of. I also have records if Joshua buying and selling land from and to Nathaniel Spence West.
Can anyone shed some light on who Joshua's parents are, and if possible, even what Sarah's maiden name is?
Much thanks for any help. It's been a real brick wall for me for many years.