Descendency through Julia Ann West, wife of Lenzy F. Hendrix


Balus West (date of birth and death unknown) married Mary Swanson (date of birth and death unknown) and their son Franklin West was born ca 1820 in Wilkes Co.,. He married 30 July 1844 in Wilkes Co. Chntha Holder (daughter of James Holder and Elizabeth Paisley) Franklin died 13 Nov 1897 in Wilkes Co.

1. John Pailsley was born 1757 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. His spouse's name is unknown. His daughter Elizabeth Paisley was born 1805 in Ashe County, NC. She married James Appoline Holder 3 Jul 1823 in Cumb County, NC. James was the son of Dempsey Holder (born 14 May 1775 in North Carolina, spouse's name unknown) born in 1805 in Brurke County, NC. He married 3 Jul 1823 in Cumb County, NC. Their daughter, Chnthia Holder married Franklin West

Julia Ann West was born 14 Aug 1859 in Wilkes, NC and died 7 Jun 1937 in Clay Co., NC. She was buried at the Baptist Cemetery in Hayesville, NC. They moved from Wilkes Co., NC to Clay Co., NC about 1905. Lenzy is listed as Lindsey in a census record showing him at age 8 living with his parents and siblings on the 1870 census. In 1910 census his name was spelled Lindsey F. age 47, married 27 years, b. NC, living with Julia A. age 51, b. NC, daughter Martha age 23, son Omar, age 21, son John F. age 18, son Leonard age 16, daughter Mamie age 9 and a possible granddaughter Jessie M. age 1 Julia Ann West was the daughter of Franklin West and Chnthia Holder.

They had the following children:

  1. Roxie Alice, b. Dec 17, 1883 d. Jan 29, 1889
  2. Martha Ann Hendrix b. June 12, 1886 Wilkes Co.NC d. Jan 16, 1947 Clay Co., NC
  3. Omar Franklin b. June 12, 1889 d Mar 13, 1983 Clay Co., NC
  4. John Philo b.
  5. Leonard Arvil b. Jan 22 1894 Wilkes Co., NC d. April 21, 1949
  6. Mamie Elmira b. July 16, 1900 Wilkes Co., NC d. April 12, 1917 Clay County, NC