———This is the Very Latest: It appears WW was married once before Mary Frances Brazil, that was to Susan M. Hoeflin West
———(S.M. in 1860 Census) in 1861 in Cherokee County. She was the widowed daughter-in-law of Walter West and wife
———Patience Piety Burnett/Barnett West, who came to Cherokee County in 1860 from Lauderdale, AL. !!
———Susan had 4 children at this time–R.C. (m), S.A. (f), J.C. (m), and T.J. (m), ages 11, 9, 3, and 1 as recorded in the 1860
———Cherokee, TX Census, and they were all living with Walter West in 1860.
———So it appears that Susan was widowed around 1859.
———William R. West was widow Susan’s brother-in-law when she first arrived in Cherokee, TX.
———William R. West was in WW’s CSA Unit, the 18th Texas Infantry, and was killed in 1862, leaving a widow who later
———married Zebulon Spruiell, which family later lived in San Saba County.
via MackBarb Crossroads.
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